Lead Engineer - Underbody Structures

Recruiter
Contechs Consulting Limited
Location
Warwick
Salary
25.04 GBP Hourly + Ltd Co.
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
*****Lead Engineer - Underbody Structures*****

Are you looking for a new position? Do you posses the following skills:

- Engineering knowledge of Structures design, function, performance, production & manufacturing requirements
- Proven project management capability demonstrated by recent delivery on time & budget
- Excellent communications skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels

THEN I WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU !!!!!!!

Lead Engineer - Underbody Structures

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a leading UK Based Automotive OEM who are searching for a Lead Engineer - Underbody Structuresto join their team on a long term rolling contract basis

You will be based within the body engineering team working onsite the production plant

Lead Engineer - Underbody Structures

Base 40 hours per week with a 3.30 pm finish on all Fridays

GBP25.04 per hour Limited company / umbrella

Lead Engineer - Underbody Structures

Division: Body Engineering

Location: Gaydon

Position Description:

- Lead Engineer for Body Engineering, Structures (underbody) for forward model programmes.
- The successful candidate will be required to work with minimal supervision.
- Flexibility is a main requirement where the type of tasks can vary from day to day

These include:

- Body Structure Aims (Engineering issue) management, involving the regular collation, assignment and distribution of departmental Aims to the body teams
- Creation of Body Structure DFMEA quality documentation to support Failure Mode Avoidance (FMA) criteria and GPDS programme timing
- WERs releasing of Body Structures parts to support S, T & P release phases
- PACN Cost approval co-ordination
- Preparation of the supplier Request for Quote (RFQ) pack, Cost Packs and supplier nomination support
- Bill of Materials creation for various Body Structure build phases, incorporating part validation, part buy-off and quality loops
- Creation and management of commodity timing plans including supplier liaison where required to ensure on track for timing
- Tracking and coordination of engineering validation (virtual and physical) with RMDV system, including coordination and requesting of physical tests

Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS

- Engineering knowledge of Structures design, function, performance, production & manufacturing requirements.
- Proven project management capability demonstrated by recent delivery on time & budget.
- Excellent communications skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels.

Skills Preferred: Other Key Skills:

- Project management capability
- Excellent communications and presentation skills.
- Ability to communicate at all levels
- Experience in use of engineering tools FMEA, WERS, PACN, AIMS, RMDV
- Excellent PC Literacy Microsoft Project, Power Point, Word etc.
- Advanced MS Excel user, familiar with the use of macros etc
- General knowledge of Body Structures component design, function, performance, production & manufacturing requirements.
- Experience of working within a team environment.
- It would be advantageous for the applicant to be experienced in the engineering release systems.
- Experience with VisMockup a distinct advantage

Experience Required:

- PC Literacy Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel, Word etc
- Successful history of project management delivery
- Ideally degree educated
- Experience Preferred:
- CAD Literacy ability to manipulate and interrogate CAD data and use associated visualisation tools
- Significant experience in use of engineering tools FMEA, Six Sigma, problem resolution etc.
- Any person supplied should have a valid UK driving licence and meet the medical requirements of facilities
- Working knowledge of project delivery processes GPDS / PCS / FPDS / PRINCE2 or similar
- Working knowledge of change management processes, Specific WERS experience would be an advantage
- Ideally within the automotive sector or adjacent industries, eg rail, aerospace, defence, energy etc

Education Required:

- HNC/HND or equivalent minimum

Education Preferred:

- Engineering Degree preferred

Additional Information:

- They should have drive and commitment to work with minimal supervision
- Open minded approach to learning new systems and data bases and willingness to accept training if deemed necessary.
- This position will be working on Multiple model programs
- May be required to travel to different sites