Project engineer - Powertrain

Sheridan Blake Executive Search Ltd
Leamington Spa
£35.00 - £38.00/hour
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
The Project Engineer will be responsible for supporting powertrain integration activities across the various contracts.

The role will involve

working with an adaptable team of engineers across the multi-discipline needs of contracts to propose design solutions to resolve problems. The role may require off site working at other facilities, customer or third party premises as programme requirements dictate. The individual should have a proven knowledge and understanding enabling support to the design, development and sign off of technical aspects of the programme with regards to the following areas:

Engine development including emissions, intake and exhaust Transmissions for all wheel drive vehicles including gearbox, transfer boxes and hub-reduction gears Driveshafts
Fuel systems, Cooling systems & HVAC, Familiarity with related Legislative and Certification requirements for Road Vehicles, Familiarity with DFMEA and Safety case preparation.
The individual will be able to support the mu|ti-discip|inary team and may act as Point of Contact for Chassis and Powertrain on specific aspects of the program.

Further responsibilities may include:

Working with suppliers to design and specify vehicle systems and related issue resolution
Working with CAD team to define installation requirements and support internal and external design
Working with Lead Engineers to define test and validation requirements
Working with Purchasing to support cost reduction initiatives
Prepare documentation material for reporting technical issue resolution.
Support critical design appraisals throughout the design and development life-cycle.
Experience, Qualifiations Competency Requirements:

Essential Skills:

Degree qualified in relevant engineering discipline or equivalent experience
A proven track record in the design and development of powertrain engineering ideally of small scale production, a breadth and depth of knowledge.
Experience of engineering vehicle systems designs against requirements and targets including performance and reliability
Ability to interpret mechanical design requirements and propose appropriate design solutions.
Excellent presentation, verbal and written skills.
Experience of drawing release through CAD, review and approval of supplier drawings and specifications
Familiarity with CAE thermal analysis tools, performance simulation tools, driveline sizing calculations
Preparation and documentation of FMEA's/FMA etc
Hold or be capable of holding security clearance up to the level of SC
Must hold a full driving licence and be insured for Business Travel