Senior Weights Engineer

Mane Contract Services Limited
£38k pa + Pension, Private Medical Cover
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity with our leading Automotive Organisation who are looking for a Senior Engineer - Weights - in return offering an excellent salary, benefits package and exceptional career progression opportunities.

Location: Gaydon, West Midlands

Salary: £38,000 + Benefits


The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of the Weight, Centre of Gravity and Inertial properties for current and future programs.


*26 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
*Pension - 3% from employer first two years, up to 12% double matched afterwards
*Private Medical Cover
*Health Shield Cash Plan
*Life Assurance - 4x annual salary

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

*Use benchmark data to develop targets for Weight, Centre of Gravity and Inertial properties to support attribute teams.
*Review vehicle & systems with program application engineers to highlight sensitivity of weight status and distribution on vehicle attributes.
*Develop, document and report status against targets, highlighting consequences of package options, across vehicle attribute group.
*Plan activities within the boundaries set by MISSION, to demonstrate target achievement by the program gateways.
*Work closely with the vehicle attribute and application engineers to ensure vehicle meets weight targets.
*Write Engineering Reports to support the above.
*Write local Processes/Procedures as required.
*Support relevant PMT/PAT meetings as required.

Qualifications & Experience

*Engineering Degree essential, with a materials or vehicle attribute bias desirable.
*Extensive experience within an automotive or automotive components supplier group.
*Experience of vehicle package / concept would be desirable, as would be working in a Vehicle Attribute department.
*Experience in materials development / materials selection would be an advantage.
*MISSION knowledge or equivalent process knowledge (AMPCS, GPDS, FPDS).
*Must be able to negotiate and arbitrate between PMT's and PAT's to achieve the best solutions for the product.
*A clear communicator, with good organisation skills and also excellent analytical skills.
*A working knowledge of Teamcentre and NX would be desirable.

As a Senior Engineer - Weights you will earn a competitive salary (to £38,000), and a comprehensive benefits package with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Send your CV or call today for more information on this Senior Engineer - Weights opportunity.

** Only applications from people eligible to work in the UK will be considered. Unfortunately for this role we cannot offer sponsorship. **

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