Attributes Refinement Performance Senior Engineer

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Engineers
Job type: Contract
Salary: £28.60PH Umbrella
Contact name: Laura Hopson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39285
Published: about 1 month ago
Duration: 3 Months
Expiry date: 02 Dec 2023 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

Position Description:

  • The NVH Attributes Refinement Team is responsible for strategy, methods, targets, testing, detection and resolution, specifically for the attributes of Squeak & Rattle and Water and Air Ingress across the full vehicle, systems and components.

  • Operating from the very early phase of a vehicle programme, working cross functionally throughout design, development, manufacturing, launch and during the customer experience.

  • This role will aim to enhance the customer experience through the design, development, measurement and balance of customer attributes for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.

  • Working on problem resolutions for Vehicle Line activities in all aspects of engineering from the resolution of engineering issues, monitoring quality systems, through to design improvements and model year updates.

  • The aim will be to achieve targets in all areas.

  • Ultimately, the role will contribute to the delivery of Quality targets for each vehicle line

 Skills Required:

  • Previous experience of problem solving tools e.g. Root Cause Analysis, 8 Disciplines of problem solving, Design of Experiments and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) in Design/Manufacturing

  • Previous experience of Vehicle Launch or Plant Vehicle operations

  • Production Management including experience of delivery of problem resolutions in Manufacturing & Service.

  • Experience of cross functional co-ordination capability in Engineering, Manufacturing, Service and Quality Familiar with Define Measure Analyse Implement Control Replicate processes

 Experience Required:

  • To be able to be part of a team to meet tight deadlines in a Programme / launch environment.

  • Knowledge of Quality Operating Systems procedures & deliverables

  • A proactive and personable nature to engage with cross functional areas.

  • A working experience of CAD or Digi-buck.

  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred

  • Ability to interface and communicate confidently at all levels

  • Well organised and diligent

  • A basic of knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills providing the ability to represent the team at senior meetings Excellent Analytical Skills and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure

  • A full UK driving licence

 Experience Preferred:

  • Microsoft package elements Power Point and Excel

  • Knowledge of whole vehicle engineering knowledge and cross functional experience

  • Knowledge of Quality Operating Standards in Manufacturing

  • Natural ability to identify improvement opportunities & `hands-on’ practical skills

  • Drive and motivation to achieve goals of team and self with minimal supervision

  • Active experience of working to Agile methodologies (JIRA) Experience of working with the following company toolsets; Tableau, AIMs, IQM, Flags An understanding of Product Creation Development System, requirements management and design verification is advantageous but not essential.

  • A working knowledge of Trim & Final, BIW, sealing systems and an understanding of JLR manufacturing processes.

  • Knowledge of material compatibility and joining technologies. Experience and working knowledge of Health and Safety Audits and ergonomics including risk assessments

  • Ability to deliver presentations to work groups and senior management

 Person Profile

  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.

  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning

  • Resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs

  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their work load

  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas

  • A effective team player, actively develops and supports team members