Senior Component Engineer

Proactive Technical Recruitment Ltd
£40000 - £48000/annum excellent benefits package
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Component Engineer

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

We are currently recruiting for Senior Component Engineer who will be leading a team responsible for the technical design and development of engine components (intake manifold, turbo charger, exhaust manifold or external EGR componentry, sump, flywheel housing, balancers, FIAD, bespoke after-treatment, etc.), and will work closely with nominated suppliers


* Establish component and/or system characteristics, attributes and requirements
* Define, cascade and communicate targets to suppliers (internal and external)
* Manage energy-transfer & packaging interfaces
* Create quality documentation, (review quality history, boundary diagram, P-diagram, robustness check list, DFMEA, and design verification plan (DVP))
* Review test results and present conclusions/recommendations
* Review and sign off engineering drawings
* Supervise component design evolution at supplier
* Direct and guide design and analysis teams and junior team members
* Support delivery of program within boundaries of responsibilities
* Manage own workload to ensure program milestones are met on-time
* Request and provide information from the AVL-Database

Required skills and experience:

* Minimum BEng (2:1) in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering
* 6+ years base engine systems experience

Ability to demonstrate experience in the following:

* Design for manufacture
* Understanding of component materials and manufacturing processes (e.g. castings/ fabrications etc.)
* Fastener engineering
* Engineering design calculations by hand or spreadsheet, using a "Classical" approach
* 3D modelling and 2D DWGS including GD&T techniques
* Quality disciplines (e.g. FMEA, fishbone diagrams, 8D analysis)
* Component & System specification
* Robust test plan development
* Excellent soft skills
* Good understanding of latest industry developments & technology trends
* Excellent spoken and written English,
* Communication and teamwork skills, presentation skills and readiness to cooperate
* Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

To apply or for more information, please contact Margaret Ceglarz at Proactive Technology, Milton Keynes office on (Apply online only) or (url removed)

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
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