Project Engineer - Powertrain

Ref No. EMP409371
Salary £18 - £22/hour
Location Coventry, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 months)
Job Status Applicants Required


An experienced Project Engineer is required to work on Powertrain projects for a large Automotive Manufacturer in the West Midlands.


Powertrain Design experience

The Job

Order Number: 35010

Job Title: Project Engineer - Powertrain

Pay Rate: £22.10

Duration: 48 Weeks

Position Description:

Project Engineer - Power Conversion & Lubrication Design & Release

As part of an established, motivated and fast moving team, the successful candidate would work in the Power Conversion and Lubrication Team to support the key Module Leaders/Subject Matter Experts in commodity delivery across programmes. They would also be responsible for progressing the RMDV (Requirements Management & Design Verification/Validation) system status.

Keys areas of responsibility:

  • Commodity Delivery, interfacing with suppliers.
  • Faciliator for progression of issue resolution between Engine D&R group and Powetrain Manufacturing Group.
  • Escalation of issues to Engine Design Review forums, assisting D&R groups in delivering resolution to issues.
  • Ensure that the wider team are fully briefed on incoming issues and status.
  • Assist in the classification and update to RMDV.

Skills Required:

3 key skills required

  • Supplier Management Capability. The successful candidate must be confident and capable in supplier management, ensuring program deliverables and metrics are achieved. Excellent communication skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Processes. Understanding of materials and manufacturing processes for volume produced, precision forged and machined components.
  • Fundamentals of Engine Operation Understanding of engine operation and basic mass balance principles.

Experience Required:

  • Experience of component and system design, with an understanding of engine components and requirements.
  • Strong understanding and application of design quality tools such as DFMEA, Robustness Studies etc.
  • Ability to perform tolerance studies on complex systems.
  • Strong problem solving capability required.
  • Awareness of manufacturing processes associated with engine components and engine assembly.
  • Working knowledge of product delivery systems. AIM (Automated Issues Management), PCS (Product Creation System) and RMDV systems) would be an advantage.
  • Qualification to degree level or equivalent is required.

Experience Preferred:

  • Six sigma problem solving capability.
  • Understanding of engine rotating & reciprocating systems, and the interface with balance requirements and calculation principles.
  • Communication of the delivery status of the system / commodity within programmes to various forums within & external to base engines is required.
  • Experience of presenting in similar forums is required to support role.

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