Senior Systems Engineer

JAM Recruitment Ltd
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be responsible for taking new engine systems and components from concept to flawless launch, ensuring a robust system/component sign-off meeting all regulatory, quality, cost and timing requirements.

The role:
*Deliver engine systems/components from concept to delivery - from specification, through analysis, testing and development, to engineering sign-off.

*Create system and component specifications and design (cascaded from programme targets) - using/commissioning the relevant analysis tools to support data driven design decisions.
*Develop system and component FMEAs, and DVPs.
*Co-ordinate and supervise DVP tests/analyses (analytical, rig, engine and machine)
*Resolve engineering issues using recognised methodologies
*Support programme gateways and reviews
*Provide clear communication and support to all customers, engineering teams and suppliers:
oCoordination with other functional areas, such as programme teams, purchasing, quality, other development teams
oMonitor and report status to relevant parties
oHighlight issues in a timely and appropriate manner
*Supplier management:
oWork in a simultaneous engineering environment to support the development plan, ensuring design for manufacture and assembly.
oManage suppliers via the APQP process
oWork with suppliers to deliver prototypes and PPAP parts to schedule, meeting quality and performance requirements
*Communicate lessons learned, propose design guide/process updates.

Person Specification
In addition to a passion for engineering, a proven track record of delivery, and a desire to be 'hands-on' with projects from concept to completion, the candidates will:
*Have a degree in an associated mechanical engineering discipline, with a sound understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles (showing an attention to detail, and being data driven).
*Have a sound grasp of the engine product development cycle, and expertise in engine system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools)
*Ideally, have experience with an engine manufacturer or Tier 1 supplier
*Demonstrate good project and supplier management skills, and good commercial awareness
*Be able to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
*Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels
*Show flexibility - the role requires travel to customer and supplier sites

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