Project Engineer - Gasoline Engine System - Lubrication

RLE International Product Development lt
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

RLE International is working on behalf of their Midlands based Automotive OEM Client, whom are currently looking for an experienced Project Engineer for Gasoline Engine System - Lubrication to join their expanding team in Gaydon.

Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry.

So, if you?re looking for a key role in shaping the future of the car industry, they have the stage and the tools necessary for you to make it happen.

Position Description:

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.

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 OEM 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 OEM 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 AM-Mission system to track progress in completing Unit Gateway deliverables. Present system status to Powertrain Unit Gateways, support Powertrain design reviews, OEM 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 OEM and engine supply partners.
  • FMA: Lead system DFMEAs and input to manufacturing PFMEAs.
  • Issue Resolution: Report and resolve engineering Concerns via OEM 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

Skills & Experience Required:

  • 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.

If you have any of the above knowledge and experience, and are interested in hearing more about the opportunities, please apply now.

Role Type: Permanent

Estimated Regular Hours: 39 per week

Rate: Competitive

Eligibility: Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require any sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK your application will be automatically declined.

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