design engineer - engine cast components in leamington spa

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leamington spa, warwickshire
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Randstad Engineering are currently looking to source a Design Engineer to work for a leading car manufacturer based in the West Midlands.

The purpose of this role is to define and steer engine component design and specifications by innovating and evolving engine concepts into production design solutions, enabling power units to fulfil attribute targets defined by the company product cycle plan across all vehicle platforms.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

Leadership: Take ownership of individual component engineering design activity to deliver power units into production.

Quality: Provision that all QHR directives are captured in the concept design process to ensure robust production solutions to achieve targets.

Cost: Drive component designs that enable programme cost targets to be realised. Including efficiencies of modular systems and manufacturing processes.

Weight: Drive component designs that enable programme mass targets to be realised.

Function: Define engine component designs to fulfil the functional target specifications of the power unit attributes and the vehicle applications.

Package: Design components to achieve engine assembly static and dynamic clearance targets.

Assembly and Manufacturing: Engage and collaborate with manufacturing engineering to ensure that engine components and auxiliary systems are designed to be built, and installed into engines, repeatedly and within required cycle time, quality and cost.

Mission: Support the project leaders with design aspects for programme gateways and checkpoints.

Timing: Establish and execute virtual series plans commensurate with engine programme timing, including build phase and checkpoint deliverables.

Concerns and Change Management: Influence and verify concern design solutions.

Meetings: Contribute engine sub-system design reviews.

FMA: Technically advise to the component DFMEA timetable.

FESO: Support the Project leaders to deliver FDJ and FESO checkpoints.

Benchmarking: Evaluate competitor power unit information and conduct concept studies of appropriate established and emerging technologies.

IPR: Create, protect and harness design and innovation IP.

Qualifications and Experience

Educated to Degree level or higher in an engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience

Demonstrate technical expertise in gasoline engine design, with proven competence in component design from concept to production.

Extensive experience in engine product development.

Previous delivery of engine component designs into production.

Prior demonstration of virtual series disciplines.

CAE competency in system simulation and/or component analysis tools

Electrified powertrain and propulsion knowledge.

Vehicle engineering and packaging.

Strong negotiating and influencing skills; with peers, seniors, project and functional teams.

Advanced gasoline internal combustion engine technical knowledge

Competent CAD user (preferably including Unigraphics NX)

Accomplished writer of technical and project status reports.

Able to challenge experts and seniors and present measured and just proposals

Providing engineering support at prototype workshops, build locations and production lines as required.

Visits to suppliers (UK and worldwide) or engine manufacturing plants when relevant to support specific issues or events.

Full Driving License & medical clearance to use high speed tracks and hot and cold environmental chambers if required to support development activities.

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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mechanical design