Project Engineer - Base Engine Systems

Premea Limited
£45000 per annum
05 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description: Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role: Job Purpose The purpose of the role is to define an engine system concept from technical information and the product development letter, translate into a design specification and deliver the system through the product development process into production. Key Responsibilities & Tasks Deliver new or modified Engine System(s) into production by achieving: - Function: Generate robust System Design Specification to define system functional targets and deliver components to meet targets. Deliver component/system DFMEAs to define DVP and design guidance. Support Test and Development team to build, plan and complete the DVP, whilst ensuring supplier tests are completed and reported on time. - Quality: Use engineering quality systems (FMEAs, Robustness Studies, QHR) to prevent, identify and resolve potential quality concerns. - Cost: Support EPMT in definition of programme cost targets and work with suppliers to deliver systems that achieves these targets (Tooling, Engineering and Piece). - Weight: Support EPMT in definition of programme weight targets and manage CAD engineers to design system that achieves targets. - Package: Manage CAD engineers to achieve static and dynamic clearance targets. Negotiate component change in other areas of Product Development if required to achieve clearances. - Assembly: Work with manufacturing engineering to ensure that components can be assembled into engines and vehicles repeatable and within required cycle time. - Programme: Use the Mission system to track progress in completing Unit Gateway deliverables. Present system status to Powertrain Unit Gateways, support Powertrain design reviews, Package Meetings and Powertrain PMT meetings. - Planning: Define and manage a commodity plan for each programme including design and manufacturing lead-times as well as alignment to engine and vehicle programme timing. - Change Management: Define, maintain and complete Change Tracking Documents and Engineering Release Notices to allow engineering changes to be approved by the client engine supply partners. - FMA: Lead system DFMEAs and input to manufacturing PFMEAs. - Issue Resolution: Report and resolve engineering Concerns via eCMS and within the timing guidelines. Use appropriate problem solving tools where required (8D, 6Sigma) - FDJ (final data judgement): Track FDJ progress and achieve readiness declaration to meet project timing. - FEC (final engineering completion): Create, maintain and deliver FEC documentation. - Benchmarking: Acquire and evaluate industry, competitor and emerging technologies appropriate for the engine system and compatibility with the programme targets Qualifications & Experience - Educated to Degree level or higher in an engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience - The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate technical expertise in a specific engine system, and be able to take full responsibility for delivery of that system to production. - Previous delivery of engine or powertrain component product development. - Engine system or sub-system design and/or development experience. - Working as part of an engineering product development team. - Plan and track the spend on tooling, engineering and parts for the system and predict the spend to the end of the project to ensure that it can be completed within the available budget. - Must be able to present technical information to peers and management. - Must be able to write technical and project reports as required. - Knowledge of TCE (Teamcentre Engineering) and Visualization Mockup. - Proficient in office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project) - To operate successfully in this role, the candidate should be able to prioritise multiple tasks on a day to day level, must be flexible and able to communicate at all levels. - He/she must also be self-motivated and driven to achieve results Additional Information: - Office based with engineering support for prototype workshop and production line as required. - Visits to suppliers` facilities / testing locations (UK and worldwide) or the engine manufacturing plant. - Driving licence and medical clearance to use high speed tracks and hot and cold environmental chambers if required to support development activities. The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency. Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.
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