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Seeking two Development Engineers to work on Powertrain focused projects across a wide spectrum of applications and their associated systems and sub-systems. One to be based in Shoreham on Sea and another based in Leamington Spa.
We are expanding the mechanical development capability in the Midlands requiring engineers that are flexible to work both on site at the Leamington facility and on site at customer locations in the U.K.(mostly Midlands based)
The role will require an understanding in engine components, systems and associated vehicle parts. Understanding of transmission operation would also be beneficial. The job will require close co-operation with OEM, suppliers and test, design and analysis areas to define appropriate testing plans, analyse results and make recommendations for design changes on either new powertrain designs, vehicle interface systems or fault diagnostics projects. Projects may involve working alone or part of a cross-functional and possibly international team.
Your main task responsibilities could include using the following key tools:
Understanding of the product development process
System and component specifications 8 D problem resolution FMEAs DVP's (Design Validation Plans) Structured problem solving i.e 8D, DAMAIC process etc Test procedure preparation
Preparation and execution of component, system, engine and vehicle testing either on site or off site with the customer:
Specialist instrumentation Prototype component manufacture Component and system functional and durability test rigs Functionality and durability engine dynamometer tests Functionality and durability vehicle tests
Investigations and technical reporting to respond to customer powertrain enquiries on current and advanced technology on component or engine systems. Preparation of work proposals and project planning activities. Interfacing with engineering teams and specialists.
A good Engineering degree is preferential but not essential.
Professional and Personal Experience
As well as a strong ability to apply of fundamental engineering principles. Relevant experience in the automotive engineering industry and in the field of mechanical development is essential. Initiative and interpersonal skills are essential, as are strong written communication, PC and presentation skills.
Technical task management of projects Broad engineering knowledge of powertrain systems
Supplier management Ability to coordinate and understand information from multiple engineering departments Understand engineering drawings Experience of fault finding techniques used in the Automotive industry Good project management skills Understanding of CAE and CFD techniques Understanding of engine component and system design gasoline and Diesel engines with a basic knowledge of transmission operation Good presentation and reporting skills.
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.
You can not apply for this job as its status is Closed.
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