Project Engineer- Switchgear...Midlands based

Select-Engineering Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you seeking a new perm opportunity within an automotive environment?

Have you knowledge of switchgears?

Are you working within a Project Engineering role currently within Switchgears?

Salary £45,000 -£48,000


Role Type:Perm

Job Purpose

To lead the development and introduction of all new or modified switch systems.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

. Lead the Switchgear team to ensure successful delivery of new and modified Switchgear projects.

. Work with the function owners and integration engineers to create system specifications that meet all current and future requirements.

. Lead cross functional PMST reviews to ensure that components are delivered in line with the programme targets for function, quality, cost, timing, serviceability and mass.

. Manage the commodity CAD package through supplier reviews, working closely with the internal CAD team
to ensure robust virtual build process can be achieved.

. Develop commodity timing plans to support delivery of 'Mission' milestone actions.

. Understand technology trends and generate system proposals for inclusion on future programmes.

. Produce and control supporting design documentation to demonstrate robust development process. To include DFMEA, DVP, Engineering Release, Concern Resolution and sign-off reports.

. Prepare and present strategy and status reports to senior management.

. Support vehicle build and launch activities. Investigate, contain and resolve issues as they arise.

. Support Purchasing department in defining future commodity strategy.

. Support TVM, Current Vehicle Engineering, Purchasing and Production activities with technical assistance throughout the product lifetime.

. Undertake other tasks in support of Electrical department or company objectives.

Qualifications & Experience

. Engineering Degree or equivalent experience. Driving Licence
. Should have at least 5 years' experience in a commodity delivery or project management role.
. Should have a minimum of 3 years direct experience of working with Electronic Control & Switch products.
. Should have a minimum of 3 years' experience in the automotive industry.
. Must be able to both lead and work within teams effectively.