Component Engineer (Wheels)

Caresoft Global Limited
£21 per hour Ltd Co.
30 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our prestigious Automotive client based in Gaydon, Warwickshire is looking for a highly skilled and experienced Component Engineer (Wheels) to work within our Clients ever expanding Chassis Engineering department on a full time basis.
This role will require the Engineer to work under a Lead Engineer and support them in their delivery of new steering systems. Some autonomy required but workload will be managed largely by more Senior Engineer.
This is a brilliant opportunity for the chosen candidate to work in a very modern and luxurious working environment. The successful Component Engineer (Wheels) will be working a 40 hour week with access to onsite parking.
Key Responsibilities:
  • The purpose of this role is to support the Rear Wheel Steer (RWS) Lead Engineer to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new RWS Systems
  • Operating in a cross-functional organisation, you will report into the relevant Group Leader and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, matrix report to the relevant Lead Engineer & Module Leader
  • The role requires the individual to support the technical delivery in close co-operation with the Lead Engineer, Supplier and internal system interfaces
  • Develop and deliver the commodity plan and ensure delivery to required quality, cost and time
  • Skills Required:

  • Ability to develop steering system engineering solutions which meet defined targets on time and to required quality
  • Good team working, organisation and communication skills to work as part of the wider steering Engineering team
  • Able to foster good working relationships with Purchasing/STA and suppliers
  • Ability to plan steering system delivery and manage change within the Vehicle Programme requirements
  • Ability to manage and evaluate DV/PV testing, report on results and resolve issues
  • Ability to navigate internal Engineering and Release systems
  • Ability to evaluate the performance and merits of engineering output from suppliers or service partners to ensure that the company's requirements are satisfied
  • Good PC skills, proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be flexible with regard to multi site working and be prepared to travel abroad if required
  • Skills Preferred:
  • Working knowledge of chassis or Steering systems
  • Ability to use CAD and virtual build visualisation tools
  • Experience Required:
  • Experience of our client's, or similar, Engineering validation and release systems
  • Experience leading automotive supplier interfaces
  • Education Required:Engineering or relevant degree Additional Information:
  • Full valid UK driving license is required
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