Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer - Diesel Engines

Recruiter
Volt Europe Ltd
Location
Peterborough
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer to support the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications. The role is within our global, market leading client's Peterborough Engineering & Technology centre where you will work alongside a range of system and validation specialists, with support and collaboration from engineers across facilities in US, China, India and Japan.

The Mechanical Systems Engineer will:

• Lead the creation of Engine System FMEA's, supporting risk identification, providing technical guidance on system integration and facilitating the creation of system & component validation plans (DVP&R).

• Analysis of in field machine & engine data to develop technical objectives, identify system level risks and test cycles

• Work with component teams, test engineers, and product engineering managers, to drive decision making from engine data reviews and end of test inspections.

• Collaborate with the Design Architect & the Performance Architect in order to investigate system level trade-offs including performance, packaging & durability. They will utilise a combination of engineering hand calculations, simulation results and test data

• Lead the development of and implementation of Systems integration processes.

• Lead machine integration application risk assessments, working collaboratively with internal & 3rd party machine groups

• Liaise with application leads & customers to negotiate in field validation opportunities

• Take results from DVP & translate into product capability statements, application sign-off requirements

The work involves working in a fast-moving development environment with the ability to analyse technical situations and make sound technical recommendations based on this analysis.

Required Skills and Experience:

• A Systems Engineering approach to product development

• Ability to analyse complex data with experience of engines or engine applications

• Demonstrated experience of Engine Design, Development or Simulation

• Demonstrated experience of planning validation and test requirements

• Experience of DFMEA facilitation and creation

• Good communication skills, both written instructions and working as part of a team

• Engineering degree qualified

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Desired Skills and Experience:

• Experience of industrial diesel engine applications, construction machinery or generating sets

• Experience of Proactive Reliability, and demonstration of Product Quality

• Proven project management experience related to Diesel Engine development

• 6 Sigma Methodology and Continuous Process Improvement

• Experience of Root Cause Analysis, and issue investigation techniques

This is a 12 month+ contract and will start ideally the beginning of April

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