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    • peterborough, cambridgeshire
    • contract
    • £19.44 - £26.12 per hour
    • full-time
    Job Responsibilities and Duties: Accountable for operating and monitoring the Global Supply Network procurement functions, as designed, to meet the defined response time, cost, quality and lean targets enabling optimal and efficient facility operations, collaborating with business partners and suppliers, and resolving facility specific supplier issues. Act as liaison with Category team and Procurement Service Centre in Poland Reporting directly to the EAME Category manager and will be accountable for implementing the network as designed related to specific strategies from within the Castings Category. Customers - The supply base we manage delivers products into 20+ facilities around the globe and the supporting QCL performance is a key part of our success to our customers Capital Tooling Management - Acting as the single point of contact for all supplier tooling related activities, including maintaining an accurate record of capital spend and forecast expenditure, presenting to the capital review meeting showing progress to target, developing process maps and liaising with capital co-ordinators both locally and within other Caterpillar legal entities. Data Analytics - This is becoming an area with some big ambitions to improve the way business is conducted, providing greater visibility and reporting capability for key metrics both internally and externally. This role will be responsible for embedding the use of Microsoft Power BI and Tableau dashboards to support and drive focus areas for performance improvement. Purchase Order Management - Provide expertise in the launching & management of purchase orders for a facility to in the terms of parts related to pilots, production, and supplier tooling ensuring terms are correct.Skills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Relevant experience of working within a supply chain / purchasing environmentAn undergraduate degree from a college or university, or equivalent experience.Confidence in creating reports, databases and presentations within MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPointHigh levels of numeracy and strong data analytical skills, including the ability to analyse and make recommendations based on factsExpert communicator; proficient in building collaborative and trusted partnerships to work across an internal matrix organization and external Supplier network. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management preferred, e.g.; CIPSDemonstrated experience of working in a supply chain / purchasing function within a manufacturing environmentKnowledge of Quality, Lean manufacturing, an understanding of lean principles Data manipulationData visualisation & analysis - Tableau, PowerBi 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.
    Job Responsibilities and Duties: Accountable for operating and monitoring the Global Supply Network procurement functions, as designed, to meet the defined response time, cost, quality and lean targets enabling optimal and efficient facility operations, collaborating with business partners and suppliers, and resolving facility specific supplier issues. Act as liaison with Category team and Procurement Service Centre in Poland Reporting directly to the EAME Category manager and will be accountable for implementing the network as designed related to specific strategies from within the Castings Category. Customers - The supply base we manage delivers products into 20+ facilities around the globe and the supporting QCL performance is a key part of our success to our customers Capital Tooling Management - Acting as the single point of contact for all supplier tooling related activities, including maintaining an accurate record of capital spend and forecast expenditure, presenting to the capital review meeting showing progress to target, developing process maps and liaising with capital co-ordinators both locally and within other Caterpillar legal entities. Data Analytics - This is becoming an area with some big ambitions to improve the way business is conducted, providing greater visibility and reporting capability for key metrics both internally and externally. This role will be responsible for embedding the use of Microsoft Power BI and Tableau dashboards to support and drive focus areas for performance improvement. Purchase Order Management - Provide expertise in the launching & management of purchase orders for a facility to in the terms of parts related to pilots, production, and supplier tooling ensuring terms are correct.Skills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Relevant experience of working within a supply chain / purchasing environmentAn undergraduate degree from a college or university, or equivalent experience.Confidence in creating reports, databases and presentations within MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPointHigh levels of numeracy and strong data analytical skills, including the ability to analyse and make recommendations based on factsExpert communicator; proficient in building collaborative and trusted partnerships to work across an internal matrix organization and external Supplier network. Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Professional certification in Purchasing and/or Inventory Management preferred, e.g.; CIPSDemonstrated experience of working in a supply chain / purchasing function within a manufacturing environmentKnowledge of Quality, Lean manufacturing, an understanding of lean principles Data manipulationData visualisation & analysis - Tableau, PowerBi 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.
    • peterborough, cambridgeshire
    • contract
    • £23.47 - £31.54 per hour
    • full-time
    The Opportunity We are seeking a buyer to join our UK based team with energy, capability and the desire to research, assess and deliver strategic sourcing plans along with driving execution, for Purchased Finished Drivetrain products, such as friction material, gearboxes, yokes, driveshafts and more, while managing productive commercial relationships with our current supply base. Collaborating with our global purchasing colleagues they will deliver the European element of a unified, competitive, risk mitigated, 5-year strategy. This will ensure secured supply through the business cycles for the global facilities that we serve. Job Responsibilities and Duties: This role is responsible and accountable for the development, and / or communication and implementation of a regional strategy into support of a global sourcing strategy in PF Drivetrain. Responsible for development, management, and execution of the regional category strategy managing policies, agreements, source catalogues, and special procurement programs. Ensure business continuity, supplier risk management (capacity & financial), assurance of supply, contract management, supplier commercial negotiations, cost / spend management, Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) assurance, supplier on / off boarding, response time optimisation and resource management decisionsDemonstrate leadership in recognising the potential for cost and inventory reductions and promoting a Zero-Defect methodology, as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.To serve as the primary contact for commercial discussions and negotiations with suppliersPromote the highest level of professionalism and business ethicsCollaborate with Supplier Development Engineers to lead and drive continuous improvement in Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development and Management (QCLDM) with key suppliers. Build and foster mutually beneficial supplier relationships at all organisational levels.Identify, qualify, and on-board new suppliers and proactively manage their maturation within the business unitsSkills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Experience in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, or engineering ideally gained in a manufacturing, off highway machines (Construction/Mining)An undergraduate degree from a college or university, or equivalent experience.Well-developed interpersonal skills are required in dealing with sensitive issues, developing others, reaching consensus on specific actions along with project execution.Relevant Purchasing experienceStrong Analytical and problem-solving skillsEffective communicator in written and oral form at all levels within the business units and supply baseSound negotiation experience; able to interpret, analyse, and negotiate contractual cost elements.Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles::Sound knowledge of Caterpillar procurement systems and procedures such as purchasing practicesUnderstanding of Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development and Management principles (QCLDM) principles.Supplier Capacity planning tools such as Rough Cut Capacity Planning Professional certification in Purchasing and / or Inventory Management preferred e.g. CIPSWorking with other European cultures as many of the suppliers are in Western Europe (Germany, France, Italy) 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.
    The Opportunity We are seeking a buyer to join our UK based team with energy, capability and the desire to research, assess and deliver strategic sourcing plans along with driving execution, for Purchased Finished Drivetrain products, such as friction material, gearboxes, yokes, driveshafts and more, while managing productive commercial relationships with our current supply base. Collaborating with our global purchasing colleagues they will deliver the European element of a unified, competitive, risk mitigated, 5-year strategy. This will ensure secured supply through the business cycles for the global facilities that we serve. Job Responsibilities and Duties: This role is responsible and accountable for the development, and / or communication and implementation of a regional strategy into support of a global sourcing strategy in PF Drivetrain. Responsible for development, management, and execution of the regional category strategy managing policies, agreements, source catalogues, and special procurement programs. Ensure business continuity, supplier risk management (capacity & financial), assurance of supply, contract management, supplier commercial negotiations, cost / spend management, Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA) assurance, supplier on / off boarding, response time optimisation and resource management decisionsDemonstrate leadership in recognising the potential for cost and inventory reductions and promoting a Zero-Defect methodology, as well as responsibility for soundness of business proposals and risk assessment.To serve as the primary contact for commercial discussions and negotiations with suppliersPromote the highest level of professionalism and business ethicsCollaborate with Supplier Development Engineers to lead and drive continuous improvement in Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development and Management (QCLDM) with key suppliers. Build and foster mutually beneficial supplier relationships at all organisational levels.Identify, qualify, and on-board new suppliers and proactively manage their maturation within the business unitsSkills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Experience in purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, or engineering ideally gained in a manufacturing, off highway machines (Construction/Mining)An undergraduate degree from a college or university, or equivalent experience.Well-developed interpersonal skills are required in dealing with sensitive issues, developing others, reaching consensus on specific actions along with project execution.Relevant Purchasing experienceStrong Analytical and problem-solving skillsEffective communicator in written and oral form at all levels within the business units and supply baseSound negotiation experience; able to interpret, analyse, and negotiate contractual cost elements.Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles::Sound knowledge of Caterpillar procurement systems and procedures such as purchasing practicesUnderstanding of Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development and Management principles (QCLDM) principles.Supplier Capacity planning tools such as Rough Cut Capacity Planning Professional certification in Purchasing and / or Inventory Management preferred e.g. CIPSWorking with other European cultures as many of the suppliers are in Western Europe (Germany, France, Italy) 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.
    • peterborough, cambridgeshire
    • permanent
    • £44.50 - £49.50, per hour, Umbrella (PAYE rate & payment available)
    • full-time
    Embedded Software Engineer required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.You will be part of a dedicated team responsible for electronic and electrical systems development across all product platforms. Specifically you will be responsible for engine control system development and battery management system (BMS) software development for all powertrain programmes and will be involved in the design and development of the BMS controls and software for a major development programme.This position offers the opportunity to work on an exciting programme, applying cutting-edge electrification technology to the off-highway industry, with a diverse range of applications.Key responsibilities:Work with process partner teams to gather and develop requirements for the BMS controls being developed for battery packs.Create control algorithms / software models using Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow to meet BMS software requirements.Conduct control system tuning / calibration activities on test bench and / or on pack / machine to achieve desired system performance.Conduct sub-system FMEAs, documenting potential failure modes, identifying and completing design and validation actions and managing subsequent updates.Plan and execute verification and validation testing for electronics / control system software in SiL, HiL or on-pack or development machines.Troubleshoot and resolve electronics / control system issues encountered during pack running.Experience required:Strong technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered.Significant experience of using Mathworks tools (Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow) for model-based software design and development to create embedded software.Ability to translate and develop customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models.Knowledge of software FMEA and validation plan creation.Excellent communications skillsStrong customer focusSignificant, demonstrable experience of real-time control development for electric powertrain, engine, transmission, hydraulics or similar.Desirable:Good understanding of electrification or at least some of the elements of electric powertrain (battery systems, motors, inverters, power electronics).Experience of HiL test equipment and the ability to programme automated tests.Knowledge of software version control systems, ideally GiT or Clearcase.Knowledge of / prior experience of developing software to meet functional safety requirementsThis is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. 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.
    Embedded Software Engineer required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.You will be part of a dedicated team responsible for electronic and electrical systems development across all product platforms. Specifically you will be responsible for engine control system development and battery management system (BMS) software development for all powertrain programmes and will be involved in the design and development of the BMS controls and software for a major development programme.This position offers the opportunity to work on an exciting programme, applying cutting-edge electrification technology to the off-highway industry, with a diverse range of applications.Key responsibilities:Work with process partner teams to gather and develop requirements for the BMS controls being developed for battery packs.Create control algorithms / software models using Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow to meet BMS software requirements.Conduct control system tuning / calibration activities on test bench and / or on pack / machine to achieve desired system performance.Conduct sub-system FMEAs, documenting potential failure modes, identifying and completing design and validation actions and managing subsequent updates.Plan and execute verification and validation testing for electronics / control system software in SiL, HiL or on-pack or development machines.Troubleshoot and resolve electronics / control system issues encountered during pack running.Experience required:Strong technical background (good technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, control systems or automotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered.Significant experience of using Mathworks tools (Matlab, Simulink and Stateflow) for model-based software design and development to create embedded software.Ability to translate and develop customer requirements and objectives into production-ready software models.Knowledge of software FMEA and validation plan creation.Excellent communications skillsStrong customer focusSignificant, demonstrable experience of real-time control development for electric powertrain, engine, transmission, hydraulics or similar.Desirable:Good understanding of electrification or at least some of the elements of electric powertrain (battery systems, motors, inverters, power electronics).Experience of HiL test equipment and the ability to programme automated tests.Knowledge of software version control systems, ideally GiT or Clearcase.Knowledge of / prior experience of developing software to meet functional safety requirementsThis is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. 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.
    • peterborough, cambridgeshire
    • contract
    • £25.63 - £30.63, per hour, Umbrella (PAYE rate & payment available)
    • full-time
    Maintenance Technician required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.Do you have a background strategically supporting and maintaining test / lab equipment. Do you have experience and knowledge of technical investigations and supporting improvements to equipment and processes? If you are seeking an exciting challenge then this is the role for you!As a maintenance technician you will play a key role in a team of dedicated technicians / engineers who support the Emissions Measurement Services department in a dedicated state of the art Research & Development Centre in Peterborough.The primary focus of the role is the installation, servicing, calibration, and repair of our fleet of emissions measurement equipment, this will include assisting engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future emissions measurement technologies and processes in a laboratory environment.Operating in a fast paced and professional technical environment, this role will provide an interesting variety of responsibilities and activities, with the opportunity to work both as part of a wider team and independently utilising initiative.This is a shift position including early and late shifts (no nights) More information available upon application. Key Responsibilities:Practical, hands-on responsibility for evaluating and deploying measurement equipmentOperating measurement equipment and conducting diagnostic investigationsEquipment evaluation and collation/distribution of findingsTotal Preventative Maintenance (TPM) and calibration of emissions measurement equipmentModifications to facility plant/test rigs and equipmentEvaluating new products and processes in the emissions measurement disciplineProvide first line breakdown cover which will include shift work (including some weekends)Key Competencies:Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced working environment.Strong team working skills to assist engineers in technical investigations and processes.Strong Customer focus.High Work StandardsMust be self-motivated and possess the ability to use own initiative.Strong attention to detail and focus on quality.Ability to read and understand technical drawings and schematics / follow written instruction.A focus on Safety must always remain a priority.Experience:Either qualified through a technical apprenticeship with electro-mechanical bias or equivalent extensive industry experienceThe capacity for continuous learning and sharing knowledge with peersEmphasis on initiative and self-starting tasksExperience in maintaining measurement equipment / instrumentation would be a distinct advantage but not essential.Desirable experience however comprehensive training will be given in these areas: Understanding of Root Cause Analysis techniques and permanent corrective actions.Previous experience and theoretical knowledge of gaseous measurement systems (AVL/Horiba or similar) to include calibration/maintenance/fault finding.Previous experience and theoretical knowledge of Particulate Mass and Particle Number instruments (Sierra BG3 or similar) to include calibration/maintenance/fault finding.This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. 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.
    Maintenance Technician required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.Do you have a background strategically supporting and maintaining test / lab equipment. Do you have experience and knowledge of technical investigations and supporting improvements to equipment and processes? If you are seeking an exciting challenge then this is the role for you!As a maintenance technician you will play a key role in a team of dedicated technicians / engineers who support the Emissions Measurement Services department in a dedicated state of the art Research & Development Centre in Peterborough.The primary focus of the role is the installation, servicing, calibration, and repair of our fleet of emissions measurement equipment, this will include assisting engineers in conducting technical investigations of current and future emissions measurement technologies and processes in a laboratory environment.Operating in a fast paced and professional technical environment, this role will provide an interesting variety of responsibilities and activities, with the opportunity to work both as part of a wider team and independently utilising initiative.This is a shift position including early and late shifts (no nights) More information available upon application. Key Responsibilities:Practical, hands-on responsibility for evaluating and deploying measurement equipmentOperating measurement equipment and conducting diagnostic investigationsEquipment evaluation and collation/distribution of findingsTotal Preventative Maintenance (TPM) and calibration of emissions measurement equipmentModifications to facility plant/test rigs and equipmentEvaluating new products and processes in the emissions measurement disciplineProvide first line breakdown cover which will include shift work (including some weekends)Key Competencies:Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced working environment.Strong team working skills to assist engineers in technical investigations and processes.Strong Customer focus.High Work StandardsMust be self-motivated and possess the ability to use own initiative.Strong attention to detail and focus on quality.Ability to read and understand technical drawings and schematics / follow written instruction.A focus on Safety must always remain a priority.Experience:Either qualified through a technical apprenticeship with electro-mechanical bias or equivalent extensive industry experienceThe capacity for continuous learning and sharing knowledge with peersEmphasis on initiative and self-starting tasksExperience in maintaining measurement equipment / instrumentation would be a distinct advantage but not essential.Desirable experience however comprehensive training will be given in these areas: Understanding of Root Cause Analysis techniques and permanent corrective actions.Previous experience and theoretical knowledge of gaseous measurement systems (AVL/Horiba or similar) to include calibration/maintenance/fault finding.Previous experience and theoretical knowledge of Particulate Mass and Particle Number instruments (Sierra BG3 or similar) to include calibration/maintenance/fault finding.This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. 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.
    • peterborough, cambridgeshire
    • contract
    • £34.50 - £40.50, per hour, Umbrella (PAYE rate & payment available)
    • full-time
    Do you have a background strategically controlling development and ownership of components and systems? Do you have experience and knowledge of IC engines and the ability to plan and execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision? If you are seeking an exciting challenge then this is the role for you!As a development engineer you will play a key role in a team of experienced specialist engineers that are responsible for mechanical design and development of engine design for engines up to 7 litres which are used in a range of machine platforms. The successful applicant for this position will join the Component Engineering department and will take responsibility for development activities of components and systems for a number of engine ranges.Each project offers the opportunity to work on the design and development of engines intended to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.Experience required:Execution of Exhaust Aftertreatment & Diesel Emission Fluid (DEF) System validation activities.New product development technical issue resolution.Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs.Working with the validation team to plan and execute validation tests.Conducting component and system design reviews to obtain 'buy-in' from the business to selected components, designs and suppliers.Keeping peers, team leader and management up to date with progress against planned activities.Support of test and field issues, diagnose issues to root cause, put in place containment actions, and develop permanent corrective actions. Work with suppliers and keep stakeholders informed of progress and decisions.Data extraction/analysis, failure analysis and problem solving, application of simulation tools and methods, and practical application of theory and concepts.Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for, the end-to-end design/development process for engine components and systems. This gives you true product ownership and the opportunity to see products through to volume production.Experience:Strong technical background (technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, orautomotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered.Must have demonstrated excellent analytical skills and the ability to perform complex assignments. Self-starter with strong technical leadership skills. Must have the ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well employees in other units, customers, and suppliers.Demonstrated component ownershipKnowledge of engine systems8D problem solving, Creation and Maintenance of DVPs and FMEAsExperience of running and participating in FMEANew design development following the APQP methodologyDesirable:Prior Exhaust Aftertreatment & DEF System development and validation experience Exhaust Aftertreatment & DEF System componentry and potential failure modesExhaust Aftertreatment system function & Exhaust Gas conversion fundamentalsExperience of other core engine, oil and cooling components and or systems would be desirable but is not mandatory.This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. 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.
    Do you have a background strategically controlling development and ownership of components and systems? Do you have experience and knowledge of IC engines and the ability to plan and execute challenging tasks/projects with minimal supervision? If you are seeking an exciting challenge then this is the role for you!As a development engineer you will play a key role in a team of experienced specialist engineers that are responsible for mechanical design and development of engine design for engines up to 7 litres which are used in a range of machine platforms. The successful applicant for this position will join the Component Engineering department and will take responsibility for development activities of components and systems for a number of engine ranges.Each project offers the opportunity to work on the design and development of engines intended to meet the latest emissions legislation, with world-class levels of quality and reliability. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.Experience required:Execution of Exhaust Aftertreatment & Diesel Emission Fluid (DEF) System validation activities.New product development technical issue resolution.Conducting FMEA on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs.Working with the validation team to plan and execute validation tests.Conducting component and system design reviews to obtain 'buy-in' from the business to selected components, designs and suppliers.Keeping peers, team leader and management up to date with progress against planned activities.Support of test and field issues, diagnose issues to root cause, put in place containment actions, and develop permanent corrective actions. Work with suppliers and keep stakeholders informed of progress and decisions.Data extraction/analysis, failure analysis and problem solving, application of simulation tools and methods, and practical application of theory and concepts.Through this role, the successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to take part in, and have significant responsibility for, the end-to-end design/development process for engine components and systems. This gives you true product ownership and the opportunity to see products through to volume production.Experience:Strong technical background (technical degree preferred in mechanical, electronic, electrical, orautomotive engineering) though other qualifications / experience will be considered.Must have demonstrated excellent analytical skills and the ability to perform complex assignments. Self-starter with strong technical leadership skills. Must have the ability to communicate technical information effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well employees in other units, customers, and suppliers.Demonstrated component ownershipKnowledge of engine systems8D problem solving, Creation and Maintenance of DVPs and FMEAsExperience of running and participating in FMEANew design development following the APQP methodologyDesirable:Prior Exhaust Aftertreatment & DEF System development and validation experience Exhaust Aftertreatment & DEF System componentry and potential failure modesExhaust Aftertreatment system function & Exhaust Gas conversion fundamentalsExperience of other core engine, oil and cooling components and or systems would be desirable but is not mandatory.This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. 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.
    • peterborough, cambridgeshire
    • contract
    • £23.53 - £31.61 per hour
    • full-time
    Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: - Adhere to the Organisation's health and safety policy and safe working practices.- Adhere to Caterpillar's Values in Action: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork & Sustainability- Gather relevant information, analyse data, identify relationships, and predict and managing failures is critical to the role- Collaborating with team members and other teams and keeping abreast of advancing technology.- Work in any number of functional areas requiring an engineering degree, including, but not limited to, product design, development, research, quality, reliability, materials, manufacturing process, application and installation, product performance/support, service, and facilities.- Individuals may have multiple assignments during their tenure which may require the Engineer to review the work of technicians or other support personnel, provide technical advice to individuals at various levels in the organization and work with another unit or team. Assignments will become more complex and require the Engineer to assume a significant role, either as an individual contributor or as part of a project team, with increasing emphasis on analysing, identifying, and applying engineering techniques to solve problems and make recommendations.- Key areas of responsibility encountered in this role may include any or all of the following:- Evaluate new products, processes, or systems. - Communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units.- Contribute to the design of new products and processes. - Perform product and process maintenance. - Collaborate with and support other engineers, managers, customers and suppliers and represent the company externally.- Manage their own development, continuously learning through experience. Key learning should be rounded out during this tenure, including knowledge of product performance and applications, understanding of customers' needs and working knowledge of key processes. - Effectively manage several projects simultaneously.- Operate a multitude of different off-highway vehicles including but not limited to, Hydraulic Excavators, Back-hoe Loaders, Telehandlers, Track Type Tractors where required. - Diagnose and fix a range of faults on both engine and machine.- Work from engineering drawings (electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic)- Produce electrical looms to interface engine and machine.- Travel to various off site test and development facilities both CAT owned and 3rd Party (some overseas).- Keep the work area clean, tidy and safe in line with 5S and total preventative maintenance (TPM) - Undertake training and further learning as required. Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; - Bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus 3-5 years experience or a master's degree in an Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus 1 to 2 years experience or a doctorate degree in engineering. - Ability to work on increasingly more complex assignments, either through on-the-job assignments orthrough pursuit of the advanced degree. - Experience working with a different unit or working with different products, processes, or systems is desirable. - Must have ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as employees in other units, customers, and suppliers.- Demonstrable high level of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical/electronic aptitude with a good working knowledge of engines and machines. - A good working knowledge of instrumentation and its application. - Have a fully flexible approach to the job role & responsibilities.- Prepared to undertake required training/learning.- Good PC skills ability to use Microsoft Office and CAT designed software. 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.
    Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: - Adhere to the Organisation's health and safety policy and safe working practices.- Adhere to Caterpillar's Values in Action: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork & Sustainability- Gather relevant information, analyse data, identify relationships, and predict and managing failures is critical to the role- Collaborating with team members and other teams and keeping abreast of advancing technology.- Work in any number of functional areas requiring an engineering degree, including, but not limited to, product design, development, research, quality, reliability, materials, manufacturing process, application and installation, product performance/support, service, and facilities.- Individuals may have multiple assignments during their tenure which may require the Engineer to review the work of technicians or other support personnel, provide technical advice to individuals at various levels in the organization and work with another unit or team. Assignments will become more complex and require the Engineer to assume a significant role, either as an individual contributor or as part of a project team, with increasing emphasis on analysing, identifying, and applying engineering techniques to solve problems and make recommendations.- Key areas of responsibility encountered in this role may include any or all of the following:- Evaluate new products, processes, or systems. - Communicate results to customers, suppliers, team members, and other business units.- Contribute to the design of new products and processes. - Perform product and process maintenance. - Collaborate with and support other engineers, managers, customers and suppliers and represent the company externally.- Manage their own development, continuously learning through experience. Key learning should be rounded out during this tenure, including knowledge of product performance and applications, understanding of customers' needs and working knowledge of key processes. - Effectively manage several projects simultaneously.- Operate a multitude of different off-highway vehicles including but not limited to, Hydraulic Excavators, Back-hoe Loaders, Telehandlers, Track Type Tractors where required. - Diagnose and fix a range of faults on both engine and machine.- Work from engineering drawings (electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic)- Produce electrical looms to interface engine and machine.- Travel to various off site test and development facilities both CAT owned and 3rd Party (some overseas).- Keep the work area clean, tidy and safe in line with 5S and total preventative maintenance (TPM) - Undertake training and further learning as required. Skills, experience & qualifications you will have; - Bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus 3-5 years experience or a master's degree in an Engineering, Computer Science, or Materials Science curriculum plus 1 to 2 years experience or a doctorate degree in engineering. - Ability to work on increasingly more complex assignments, either through on-the-job assignments orthrough pursuit of the advanced degree. - Experience working with a different unit or working with different products, processes, or systems is desirable. - Must have ability to communicate effectively with team members and others in the work group, as well as employees in other units, customers, and suppliers.- Demonstrable high level of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical/electronic aptitude with a good working knowledge of engines and machines. - A good working knowledge of instrumentation and its application. - Have a fully flexible approach to the job role & responsibilities.- Prepared to undertake required training/learning.- Good PC skills ability to use Microsoft Office and CAT designed software. 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.
    • peterborough, cambridgeshire
    • contract
    • £26.82 - £36.03 per hour
    • full-time
    Job Description-Validation engineering support to ongoing Li-Ion battery pack project. This role is part of the BMS Software teamproviding support in validating that new and existing software updates are performing within expectations beforereleased to a wider pool of customer machines. This support requires the following skills: good collaboration andinitiative, data analysis of large datasets for fault finding and general understanding (Matlab/Diadem or similar),presenting and documenting results, hands-on test cell software support, experience with Li-Ion battery systems is beneficial, experience in using 1D simulations is beneficial (Simulink or similar) Software validation engineer.Looking at data that comes off battery systems and operating in the way they expect it to. closing the loop, checking the software team have done what is expected Matlab, simulink, diadem, excel.Use tools to analyse data and confirm control data is working the way they want.Data that comes from test cells and from machines and heel bench data.Data analyst task Working with software team, controls development engineer.Working with ICS - who put strategy into code.Working with validation engineers who are doing the testing.Working alongside existing engineer.Computer science or analytics education beneficial. 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.
    Job Description-Validation engineering support to ongoing Li-Ion battery pack project. This role is part of the BMS Software teamproviding support in validating that new and existing software updates are performing within expectations beforereleased to a wider pool of customer machines. This support requires the following skills: good collaboration andinitiative, data analysis of large datasets for fault finding and general understanding (Matlab/Diadem or similar),presenting and documenting results, hands-on test cell software support, experience with Li-Ion battery systems is beneficial, experience in using 1D simulations is beneficial (Simulink or similar) Software validation engineer.Looking at data that comes off battery systems and operating in the way they expect it to. closing the loop, checking the software team have done what is expected Matlab, simulink, diadem, excel.Use tools to analyse data and confirm control data is working the way they want.Data that comes from test cells and from machines and heel bench data.Data analyst task Working with software team, controls development engineer.Working with ICS - who put strategy into code.Working with validation engineers who are doing the testing.Working alongside existing engineer.Computer science or analytics education beneficial. 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.
    • peterborough, cambridgeshire
    • contract
    • £13.46 - £18.08 per hour
    • full-time
    Manage the Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) system parameters and issue component schedules to suppliersInterpret requirements planning demand needs and develop production/supplier firm and planned orders to satisfy master scheduleEstablish priority of material requirements, schedules and orders to suppliers and the factory Liaise with external suppliers to provide material input informationMaintain excellent relationships with suppliers to ensure continuity of materials Manage Supplier Performance and report key metrics, utilising the Material Requirement Collaboration (MRC) Tool Utilise PFEP to control inventory to optimal levels. Accountable for the inventory within his/her control and ensures that adequate steps are taken to maintain continuity of supply.Responsible for achieving objectives and business goals such as those related to inventory turns, external supply order delivery performance, obsolete and surplus material disposition, lot sizes, etc. Support supply chain improvement projects e.g. Electronic Data Interface (EDI), Packaging, Transport Skills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Previous Supply Chain experienceExternal facing experience with suppliers or customersEffective communication skills and sound judgment and be able to work in a team structureProven problem solving and analytical skills are important in order to identify needs, analyse potential alternatives and provide suitable solutions Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: MRP systems (i.e. MFG Pro, SAP etc) knowledge MCIPS qualified or working towards 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.
    Manage the Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) system parameters and issue component schedules to suppliersInterpret requirements planning demand needs and develop production/supplier firm and planned orders to satisfy master scheduleEstablish priority of material requirements, schedules and orders to suppliers and the factory Liaise with external suppliers to provide material input informationMaintain excellent relationships with suppliers to ensure continuity of materials Manage Supplier Performance and report key metrics, utilising the Material Requirement Collaboration (MRC) Tool Utilise PFEP to control inventory to optimal levels. Accountable for the inventory within his/her control and ensures that adequate steps are taken to maintain continuity of supply.Responsible for achieving objectives and business goals such as those related to inventory turns, external supply order delivery performance, obsolete and surplus material disposition, lot sizes, etc. Support supply chain improvement projects e.g. Electronic Data Interface (EDI), Packaging, Transport Skills and Experience: Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: Previous Supply Chain experienceExternal facing experience with suppliers or customersEffective communication skills and sound judgment and be able to work in a team structureProven problem solving and analytical skills are important in order to identify needs, analyse potential alternatives and provide suitable solutions Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles: MRP systems (i.e. MFG Pro, SAP etc) knowledge MCIPS qualified or working towards 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.
    • cambridge, cambridgeshire
    • permanent
    • £35,000 - £50,000 per year
    • full-time
    C++ Software EngineerCambridge£35,000-£50,000PA I am currently seeking a Software Engineer with strong development skills in C++ for a very exciting client of mine, based in Cambridge.My client specialise in the design and manufacture of advanced camera robotics and game-changing technologies for film, TV, and live broadcast. You will be working on software development projects, collaborating on the development of software applications, and obtaining and integrating end-user feedback. To be successful in this role, you should exhibit intermediate C++ software development skills and experience in collaborating on software development projects. My client is looking for someone whose software development expertise translates into highly functional and user friendly applications. What you'll be doing;Designing and maintaining reliable C++ codeUsing Game Engines (unity or unreal ideally)Collaborate with the software development team on application design and development Plan, design, develop, manage, document, test, deploy, and support new and existing modules Document processes and maintain software development records Keep up to date with C++ standards and advancements in application developmentBenefits & Perks:Flexible working hoursCasual office environmentPrivate health insuranceGroup life insuranceDiscretionary annual bonusSummer BBQs and social eventsIf you are interested and would like to learn more, please apply within or contact Fin Gillon at Randstad Engineering. Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. 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.
    C++ Software EngineerCambridge£35,000-£50,000PA I am currently seeking a Software Engineer with strong development skills in C++ for a very exciting client of mine, based in Cambridge.My client specialise in the design and manufacture of advanced camera robotics and game-changing technologies for film, TV, and live broadcast. You will be working on software development projects, collaborating on the development of software applications, and obtaining and integrating end-user feedback. To be successful in this role, you should exhibit intermediate C++ software development skills and experience in collaborating on software development projects. My client is looking for someone whose software development expertise translates into highly functional and user friendly applications. What you'll be doing;Designing and maintaining reliable C++ codeUsing Game Engines (unity or unreal ideally)Collaborate with the software development team on application design and development Plan, design, develop, manage, document, test, deploy, and support new and existing modules Document processes and maintain software development records Keep up to date with C++ standards and advancements in application developmentBenefits & Perks:Flexible working hoursCasual office environmentPrivate health insuranceGroup life insuranceDiscretionary annual bonusSummer BBQs and social eventsIf you are interested and would like to learn more, please apply within or contact Fin Gillon at Randstad Engineering. Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. 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.

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