senior engineer - platform in gaydon

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£ 33,000 per year
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gaydon, west midlands
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£ 33,000 per year
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Randstad Engineering are currently looking to source a Senior Platform Engineer to work for a prestigious OEM based in the West Midlands.

Are you looking for a new role as a Senior Platform Engineer? Do you want to work for a leading car manufacturer that is one of the most advanced operations of its kind in the world? If the answer is yes, this role is for you!

The Senior Engineer is required to understand technology trends and to propose innovative solutions for future vehicle platforms.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

* Manage 5 year commodity strategy & get relevant new technologies to implementation ready within agreed Function budget, resource & timing.
* Create engineering guideline documents and archetypes for platform and non-platform engineered components.
* Work with application engineer & Product Cost Estimating to set platform commodity programme financial targets based on improved archetypes & strategic suppliers.
* Define to application engineer resource requirements (internal & external) for platform commodities.
* Ensure platform commodities achieve the programme's cascaded system level targets, supporting Concept reviews as required.
* Deliver the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements to the application engineer. TDC
* Ensure that the commodity meets the Function plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing platform components (BoM, tooling launch).
* Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
* Create & manage the platform commodity's virtual & physical design verification plan.
* Ensures effective report writing to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
* Ensure that all platform concerns are robustly resolved & provide technical support for application concerns
* Complete Final Engineer Sign Off documentation for platform commodities.

Qualifications and Experience

* Engineering Degree or equivalent
* Preferably Chartered Engineering status or equivalent
* Proven record of delivering Body Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
* Experience gained within Body Electronics or similar commodities.
* Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
* Supplier management experience.
* Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion.
* Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
* Excellent knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
* Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems.

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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educational requirements

automotive engineering,engineering