Design Engineer

15 Apr 2018
23 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description For Vacancy No: 238345B
Consultant: Mike Bryan

Company Profile: Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 75 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Job Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Position: Design Engineer

Job Status: Contract

Essential Skills
Experience and
Strong technical background.

Good understanding of Manufacturing principles & processes

Design experience of engine components and systems 3D CAD (Pro-Engineer CREO)

Good understanding of engine design

Self-motivation and an ability to manage and deliver tasks to meet established commitments.

Excellent communications skills & teamwork

Knowledge of engine systems

Experience of running and participating in FMEA

Development experience of engine components and systems, including both rig and whole engine testing.

Design experience gained in the off-highway sector

Knowledge and usage of Teamcenter - data management software

Ideal candidates would have a mix of design & development experience, knowledge of IC engines and be able to plan and execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision.

Job Description:

Candidates should be experienced in performing at least several of the below:-

Design and packaging of Various air systems, fluid systems (fuel, cooling & lub), FEAD and other engine systems

Working directly with the engine architect to identify space claims

Working with suppliers to develop hardware and mounting solutions

Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs.

Working with the validation team to plan and execute validation tests.

Conducting component and system design reviews to obtain 'buy-in' from the business to selected components, designs and suppliers.

Keeping peers, team leader and management up to date with progress against planned activities.

Development of drawings and other information to support the release of parts onto BOMs and engine lists in preparation for volume production.

Support field and production issue, diagnose issues to root cause, put in place containment actions, and develop permanent corrective actions. Work with suppliers and keep stakeholder informed of progress and decisions

Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for, the end-to-end design/development process for engine components and systems. This gives our employees true product ownership and the opportunity to see their products through to volume production.

Rate: Up to £36 per hour on a limited company basis.

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