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Project Engineer

  • Salary:
  • Neg
  • Job type:
  • Contract
  • Location:
  • Coventry
This vacancy has now expired.

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Owner of technical design and conformity to package and customer specifications.

SCOPE OF THE POSITION

To design automotive seating system components to ensure compliance to customer and industry standards.  Based at Waterman Road facility reporting to Project Manager or Lead engineer.

MAIN RESPONSIBILTIES

Reports to the Project Manager and/or Lead Engineer, and is responsible for:-

Technical Design and conformity to package and customer specifications.

Drawing Release with 'freeze' against each Programme build milestone.

DFMEA creation and update and release against the milestones.

All design changes post initial prototype tool release to use Change Management Process.  PLM system.

All Customer requests to deviate away from initial Programme Assumptions / Technical file to be approved via Change Management Process PLM system.

Maximum 10 day turn-around of PLM to solve testing related issues / concerns.

Medium- and short-term CAD resource management, ensuring CAD Designers workload / priorities match those of the Programme Timeline and Customer Releases.

Support Plant issues when proven root cause is base design (not quality / process)

Customer liaison and reporting of project technical issues and potential resolutions.

Sub-Supplier Design Management - Data release and Control with documented status and actions on a regular basis.

Generation of VE/VA brainstorm ideas - Facilitate the workshops.

Progress VE/VA ideas to engineered / feasible solutions with detail drawings and prototype trial samples.

Management of Test and Development DV / PV and virtual CAE analysis.

Presentations to Lear and Customer Senior Management.

Open Issues - Single list with time bound response including all known problems with priorities.

Checking of all data prior to Release (to customer/ supplier or other interested parties)

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Skills

Preferred

Detailed seating (seat structures and seat complete) engineering knowledge

M/soft Project

DFMEA - Qualified to 'User level'

Automotive Seating experience

Problem Solving skills

Appreciation of CAE techniques and Process.

Understanding of Renault and Nissan release systems.

VE/VA techniques (cost pareto etc)

Understanding of CAD systems (NX and Catia)              

Required

Engineering Degree or equivalent (or relevant experience)

Excel / Word/Powerpoint

To be able to read, check and correct detail Drawings -

Practical application of GD&T

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Time Management

Presentation Skills

Attention to detail

Delegation/Follow up Skills

Mentor/Coaching Skills

Motivator

Communication skills

Professional

Delivers what is agreed and promised

 

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