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Job Ref:  204793491
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cambridgeshire
City:  Peterborough
Salary:  £46800 - £58000/annum + excellent benefits
15/10/2016 04:05
Our client, a major manufacturer based in Peterborough with a globally recognised brand, has just made available a permanent opportunity for an Engine Design and Performance Architecture Project Lead to join their team, offering a salary, bonus package, and car allowance up to £75,440, plus excellent benefits.

The Mechanical Systems team, have a vacancy for an Engine Design and Performance Architecture Project Lead who will be accountable for all aspects of Mechanical Systems performance, reliability and durability. They will plan and deliver the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications.

The role is within the Peterborough Engineering & Technology centre where you will work alongside a range of system and component specialists, with support and collaboration from engineers across facilities in US, China, India and Japan.

Key Responsibilities of the Engine Design and Performance Architecture Project Lead

* Identification of System Integration requirements, cascade Product Objectives through to Technical Objectives, and performing system performance trade offs
* Identification of risks to product reliability and durability, proactively addressing issues in concept designs, and working with Simulation & Validation engineers to determine product capability
* Project Management of engine build and test plans, delivering product validation tests through both onsite test facility and in application
* Management of Technical Issue resolution through design/development engineers
* Working with the Product Engineering Manager to ensure that project meets time, cost and quality targets

The Engine Design and Performance Architecture Project Lead 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). The DVPR will generate technical data that will populate Applications & Installation manuals
* Be responsible for ensuring adherence to proactive reliability processes and managing actions amongst component owners and development engineers
* The output of system and component FMEA's will be collated and translated into an engine validation plan & test requirements
* 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 Simulation, test data and product capability statements
* Contribute to the development of and implement the MSR (Mechanical Specifications Requirements) process
* Liaise with application leads & customers to negotiate in field validation opportunities
* Provide coaching and guidance to engineers within the project team

Qualifications and Experience required for the Engine Design and Performance Architecture Project Lead role

* Demonstrated experience of Project Management within an Engine Development environment
* Understanding of engine systems, mechanical performance trade-offs, and technical issue resolution
* Experience of using Design FMEAs (facilitation and analysis) to manage product risks and manage validation requirements
* Experience of delivering DVP&R within time and cost constraints
* Good communication skills, written & verbal
* Ability to lead and deliver through others
* Engineering degree qualified with relevant industrial experience

Desired Skills and Experience:

* Experience of industrial diesel engine applications, construction machinery or generating sets
* Experience of Proactive Reliability methods 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

To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately
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