Attributes Refinement Performance Senior Engineer

Location Warwickshire
Job type: Contract
Salary: £31.01p/h Umbrella
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email: vmartinson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39285
Published: 25 days ago
Duration: 3 Months
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

Position Description:

·         Vehicle NVH is a key technical department within the product creation process, leading the engineering from concept to customer.

·         Working here, you’ll give our vehicles their unique characteristics, ensuring the many aspects of refinement required to achieve the customer expectations for all client programmes.

·         It is all part of creating vehicles that delight customers and set us apart from the competition.

·         The NVH Attributes Refinement Group encompasses 3 distinct teams; Prevention, Delivery and In-service Performance.

·         It’s 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 until end of product life cycle.

·         Your will play a pivotal role within the In-service Performance team to enhance the customer satisfaction by delivering vehicles free from abnormal noise (Squeak & Rattle) and water leaks.

·         Your primary role will be to gather facts to make a clear problem definition, then to employee strong negotiation skills to drive problem resolution using 8D and other quality tools.

·         The Performance team is responsible for issue resolutions that can arise internally through Manufacturing, Fleet users, Durability and Robustness vehicles and externally through warranty and IQS surveys.

Skills Required:

·         Automotive/Engineering degree or equivalent automotive experience preferred

·         Ability to Plan work/Events and organise detailed activity to deliver the outcomes

·         Demonstrable problem solving experience e.g. Root Cause Analysis, 8 Disciplines of problem solving

Experience Required:

·         Automotive/Engineering degree or equivalent automotive experience preferred

·         Demonstrate potential to strategies work streams based on the Business Plan

·         Ability to Plan work/Events and organise detailed activity to deliver the outcomes

·         Ability to lead large project/ resolve complex issues through leading cross functional teams

·         Demonstrate ability to work independently with minimum supervision

·         Demonstrable problem solving experience e.g. Root Cause Analysis, 8 Disciplines of problem solving

·         Good experience of quality tools (8D, Fish bone, FTA, PDCA, 5Y etc) Ability to analyse large data that translates into next actions

·         Ability to plan work in 2 weeks sprints, organise work based on priority and deliver against plan

·         Being resourceful with Hands on complex problem solving capability Highly motivated, fast learner and ability to easily handle multiple tasks

·         Ability to learn quickly new skills quickly (Have a Growth Mind-set)

·         Demonstrate good negotiation skills to promote issues to next phase of investigation

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

·         Microsoft package elements such Power Point and Excel to an intermediate level

·         Knowledge and understanding of automotive manufacturing processes.

·         Ability to deliver presentations to work groups and senior management

·         A full UK driving licence

Experience Required:

·         Automotive Engineering Degree/ Mechanical Engineering Previous experience of New Model Launch or Vehicle Manufacturing operations

·         Technical knowledge of vehicle engineering related to Squeaks & Rattle or Water Ingress

·         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, IDS, TGW

·         A working knowledge of Trim & Final, BIW, sealing systems

·         A working experience of CAD or Digi-buck.

·         Knowledge of material compatibility and joining technologies.

·         Working knowledge of Health and Safety/ risk assessments