Project Engineer - Starters and Motors

Continental Automotive Trading Uk Limited
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Engineer - Starters and Motors

With sales of EUR40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 220,000 employees in 56 countries. Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately EUR8.3 billion in 2016.

The successful person will be required to assume a:

  • Technical role to assume ownership of the Starter motor, Generator, Alternator, E Machine development within the designated customer vehicle projects
  • To be customer facing based at our customers site in Crewe

Key Responsibilities:

  • Key customer contact for area of responsibility i.e. Motors, Generators, Alternators, E Machines.
  • Specify starter and generator vehicle requirements.
  • Package verification of starter and generator.
  • Validation and performance testing of parts in-vehicle and certification test management.
  • Test and monitoring of performance of components.
  • Project planning of parts development.
  • Key engineering liaison with supplier of Energy Management parts.

It is highly likely that you will possess most of the attributes and skills below to be successful in the role:

  • Experience of delivery of automotive project management in a customer facing role.
  • Project Management experience in automotive electrical engineering environment, preferably in vehicle energy management.
  • Experience of automotive project delivery in electrical generators, starters, hybrid, E Machine.

Personal Capabilities:

  • Good Communicator with the ability to interact with people at all levels.
  • Free to travel in EU, extensive validation testing in Europe is envisaged in this role.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Electrical qualification. HEV vehicle safety training is a distinct advantage.
  • Regular travel in EU is envisaged in this role.
  • EU driving licence. If under 25 must have ROSPA gold driving test pass.
  • Experience of validation testing and proving ground testing is advantageous.
  • Experience of supplier technical management.
  • Experience of vehicle instrumentation and validation testing at various proving grounds.

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary package with annual "Value Sharing Bonus" paid to all employees.
  • A generous contributory pension scheme.
  • On-going training and excellent personal development opportunities.
  • Healthcare cash back scheme.
  • Employee discounts on Continental tyres and other products.
  • Death in service insurance.
  • Child care vouchers.
  • Free on-site parking.

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