Hardware Component Engineer

Coventry, West Midlands
£31,050 - £50,131 plus excellent benefits
06 Mar 2017
05 Apr 2017
Job Type

Our client, a highly respected Automotive Manufacture requires throughout 2017 a number of skilled Hardware Component Engineers to fulfill a range of positions with in the Transmission and Driveline Team

The Hardware Component Engineer will be joining a highly respected and talented team with the purpose of coordinating the design, development, testing and introduction of new components or commodities. Operating in the powertrain division, Component Engineers deliver on specific vehicle programmes, focused on the development and delivery of various transmissions and driveline units, with a specific focus on the delivery of the next generation product to achieve optimal fuel efficiency while improving vehicle capability, delivering the commodity plan to quality, cost and time and lead on the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across specific programmes.

Ideally you should be to demonstrate transferable skills from your career such as:

  • The ability to deliver component commodity plans on time, cost and to quality
  • Demonstrable skills in supporting lead engineers to complete gateway audits
  • Recent exposure to product release and the creation standards
  • Able to manage issue resolution using a structured, data driven approach.
  • Ensure module documentation is kept up to date, including:
  • Meeting minutes
  • Foundation and Programme Design analysis documents
  • Quality history and bill of design

Your Skills Should Include:

  • Mechanical engineering degree or suitable equivalent
  • Strong communication and presentation skills – Both verbal and written
  • Proven project management skills
  • Ability to manage complex issues and situations within tight time constraints
  • Problem solving experience using 6 Sigma or D8 framework
  • Ideally some knowledge of powertrain systems; particularly driveline components
  • A basic understanding or gears and bearings

Our client is seeking ambitious Hardware Component Engineers with a passion and desire to work within the Automotive environment at the cutting edge of Engineering. They welcome applicants from outside the Automotive Industry

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