Lead Engineer - Railway Rolling Stock

Recruiter
M P I Ltd
Location
Derby
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Lead Engineer - Railway Rolling StockLocation:Derby, UK DE24 8ADReporting to:Technical Manager

12 Months contract, 37 hours, rate dependant on expertise £30 - £40 Limited Company / £23.78 - £31.62 PAYE

Job Summary:
· Lead a team of Senior Designers for one of the following systems, working ‘on-site’ within our Customer facility in Derby, helping to identify, specify and facilitate the transfer or work off-shore to QuEST:-Roof & Underframes InteriorsElectrical InstallationsFor the chosen system; review with the Customer their concept designs, evaluate and specify the work for out-sourcing and off-shoring to QuEST.Mange the technical relationship with the Customer and the QuEST Off-Shore delivery team, to deliver solutions to time, cost and quality.
Role Requirements:
Assure Concept design, preliminary design and detailed design development the required system / sub-systemWork independently making reasoned and justifiable decisions with respect to developing concept designs based on inputs received from the CustomerDemonstrate the application of experience & lessons learnt on design solutionsHave a current working knowledge of Rail industry standards across different European regionsCommunicate clearly complex technical details to the customer and off-shore teamPossess the ability to:-Provide the leadership and technical skills to manage a number of small teams consisting of up to 3 Designers in eachTechnically develop the team members to improve the quality and delivery of their designsExplain and apply basic engineering design principlesExplain & propose design solutions across the Mechanical – Electrical interfaceVerify the functionality/ feasibility of the solutionExplain and manage the interfaces with other surrounding parts considering tolerances, ease of assembly, manufacturability, repeatability and ease of installationComplete 3D models in concept design phase and develop the solution to the preliminary design phase, including successfully passing the required internal & Customer review gatesDesign for manufacture and the ability to explain the design consequence on manufacturing processAnalyse and propose modifications on the new designs taking reference from the previous platformsAssist and assure effective preparation/execution of various Design Reviews (internal & external)Ensure the proposed design are checked and processed in PDM to the next stageAppropriately select or justify not using materials and standard parts from customers libraryAssure effective Change Management and Requirement Management in place
Experience Requirements – Roof & Underframes & InteriorsKnowledge on welding standards as per EN requirementsKnowledge on tolerance stack-up analysis and recommend feasible studies in accordance with manufacturing capabilitiesExperience on Ceilings, Vestibules, Interends, Seats, Floor & SidewallsExperience in Mechanical Installation designs & fixings for underframe equipment (e.g. Battery rafts, traction equipment), including secondary retention.Experience in the design and installation of piping and associated routings.
Experience Requirements – Electrical InstallationsGood understanding on EMI/EMC requirements for wiring harness installation and relevant standardsKnowledge of the design installation for AC-DC traction voltage systems per UIC 550 standardExperience in Electrical Installation Design for HV and LV devices for rolling stock design solutionsExposure in interpreting Electrical Schematics, creation of Wiring Line diagrams and Cable and Harness DesignExperience in electrical Component Sizing and Selection/Calculations – Cables, cable trays/supports, Contactors, Relays, Miniature circuit breakers, MCCB, Servo motor, Drives etc.
Key Skills:
CATIA, Wire Harness Design, Routing and Enovia VPM, E3/E PLAN
Desired Skills:Good Communication in English (oral & written) & Interpersonal skillsCustomer Focus - Ability to build and develop Customer & Supplier relationshipsOrganisational AgilityProblem solving abilityLogical ThinkingEffective Time management Result driven
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