|Job Ref:||204783908||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Civil and Structural||Job Type:||Contract||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Cranfield||Address:||Salary:||£26/hour £26 ph + £39 ph for o/time||Post Date:||13/10/2016 04:06|
Mission and Main Objectives:|
Fixed body systems design engineer (upper body, closures and platform).
Deliver C,Q,T objectives for body systems for a combination of physical phase developments through to SOP.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
Project management of a number of body systems on a combination of products in various stages of development.
Technical problem solving and decision making.
Supplier, plant and interdepartmental liaison (including negotiation to achieve C,Q,T objectives)
BOM and parts spec management
Technical cost reduction (idea raising and progression through development and into adoption)
Quality improvement (cross functional working with test department, plant and suppliers to attain quality targets)
Minimum Education and Qualifications
Bachelors Degree (or equivalent experience)
Automotive OEM experience
Some travel to other countries (including Europe, Russia and Japan) may be required
Background & Experience
Proven knowledge and experience of project management, technical problem solving and decision making for mass produced mechanical systems (ideally automotive) both in physical development phase and on going production phase.
Proven experience for the improvement of products from a cost (profit) and quality perspective whilst maintaining mass production).
Capability to work in a team both internally and externally, taking the lead to plan activities and progress engineering matters in a cross functional environment.
Experienced with creation and update of product bills of materials
Minimum Education Required
Specific Technical Skills
Knowledge of the key aspects of stamped steel and injection moulded components along with the associated component joining techniques for mass produced products (spot welding and bolted joints in particular)
Ability to negotiate with internal and external parties
Significantly proficient with MS office (excel, PowerPoint, and outlook in particular)
Technical decision making and problem solving
Other Languages -French (advantage)