Project/Mechanical Design Engineer - Apex LM

Apex Recruitment
05 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Responsibilities and duties within the role:

  • Project manage and design complex systems and components for heavy truck chassis from cradle to the grave adhering to agreed cost, weight and performance targets.
  • Close liaison/concurrent activities with internal/external suppliers/customers including securing Installation and Application Approvals.
  • Compilation of Engineering Master Parts Lists and design release documentation
  • Contribute and advise on relevant product testing activities
  • Produce, maintain and control work breakdowns and timing programmes.

Essential Experience:

  • Project management experience and skill
  • 3D CAD modelling, general arrangement and production drawings
  • Good detailed knowledge of a wide range of engineering
  • Previous experience liaising with internal and external suppliers
  • Knowledge of DFM, DVP&R (Design validation plan & report) generation or DFMEA participation techniques
  • Understanding geometric tolerances in mechanical components including hand calculations.
  • Experience of engineering change control documentation
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including casting, welded fabrication, vac forming processes
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years' experience in relevant industry

Desirable Experience:

  • Previous experience including; HGVs, Truck, Yellow Goods, or related product, chassis systems with similar product volumes and level of complexity.
  • Detailed knowledge/experience with any of the vehicle systems including powertrain, hydraulics and braking.
  • Experience of Solid Edge 2D/3D CAD.
  • TeamCenter experience relevant change management software.
  • Leading team/ Demonstrates leadership capability in design based activity such as FMEAs & Risk analysis.
  • Membership to the IMechE.