project engineer - body in white in gaydon

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Are you a skilled engineer? Would you like to work with one of the world's leading car manufacturer?

We are currently working to source a Project Engineer working on an on-going basis.

Is this you? If so, please read through and click apply now.

The primary role is to lead and be responsible for the full design specification and compatibility to all system attributes and performance targets. This will involve interaction and co-ordination of both supplier and internal departments to deliver the system within the quality, cost and timing constraints identified within the programme

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

* Create and manage releases for owned systems
* Lead commodity strategy activities for owned system after provisional system selection achieved
* Create and manage FESO documents for the system
* Co-ordinate and lead programme specific failure mode prevention activities (e.g. DFMEA, QHR, and Lessons Learnt Feedback).
* Manage virtual series through complete process (e.g. Grey to White)
* Manage physical build concerns from after point of containment to resolution (e.g. yellow to white)
* Lead cross functional design reviews for your system on a programme
* Lead assembly reviews with manufacturing Engineering to ensure build compatibility
* Provide surface compatibility feedback for owned systems to concept team
* Lead complex and chronic route cause analysis activities relating to owned systems.
* Work with suppliers to achieve manufacturing feasibility for owned systems
* Lead design of system to achieve functional performance targets including mass
* Create high quality cost packs for system to ensure PCE, purchasing and supplier have clear understanding of what to quote / estimate.
* Working with development team lead design of bucks / rigs to support Failure Mode Avoidance activities
* Create and manage interface matrix for owned systems to ensure cross functional interactions are confirmed in a timely manner.
* Create and manage application specific location strategy for owned systems.
* Provide coaching and assistance to Engineers within the BIW team.

Qualification and Experience

* Minimum Degree level in Engineering or equivalent relevant experience.
* Extensive experience gained within automotive industry (or similar), preferably with a broad range of experience, particularly within BIW design and delivery.
* Experience in BIW is essential, including a knowledge of relevant legislation & manufacturing techniques (e.g. Sheet Moulding Compound & Metal Pressings).
* Experience of working in high pressure pre-production and launch situations
* Good ability to clearly present information to all levels in the organisation.
* Knowledge of NX an advantage
* Knowledge and experience of Failure Mode Avoidance techniques
* Must be able to work well in a group but can also lead a team.
* Driving licence, Medical clearance to drive company vehicles

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.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Project engieering



educational requirements

BSc mechanical enginering