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Program Engineer

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: JMLON0013
  • Location: Location: England, West Midlands, Coventry
  • Sector: Sector: Fuel Systems, Automotive
  • Salary: Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 15/08/2016
Program Engineer (Fluid Transfer)/Coventry

Application Development of fuel transfer systems in collaboration with customers of the automotive industry resp. automotive suppliers.
Essential duties and responsibilities (Duties required for successful job performance)
Application of product designs in order to meet customer specification by minimum of cost - support customer engineers providing technical solutions.
 Analysis Customer designs - carry out feasibility studies, Tolerance studies, FMEA analysis and DV-Testing
Drive internal APQP process (CLauS) - Ensure new product launches meet internal and external time and technical expectations - prepare regular updates for Senior management review
Work with Customer and Internal Engineers to ensure that Customer System Design Specifications are appropriate and obtained in a timely manner
Utilise the prototype facility in order to validate designs and support production start of vehicle builds
Work with internal Materials Group to ensure that appropriate materials are specified for products
Work with our manufacturing divisions to ensure that products are designed for the best possible manufacturing capability - support plants with technical expertise
Work with internal and external tooling designers to ensure that design are suitable for most efficient tooling
Work with laboratory Engineers to ensure that performance testing of components is fully understood and completed to meet customer timing
Work together with CAD Engineers in order to produce and approve internal manufacturing drawings
Identify and communicate technical market trends in the Automotive Business - define technical needs to the R&D group
Carry out cost reduction proposals through VA/VE analysis
Support sales at customer presentations with technical expertise
Support cost estimating process
Meet requirements of the DIN EN ISO 9000, TS 16949, DIN EN ISO 14001

Required education and/or experience
Bachelor's Degree in engineering
Master's Degree preferred
Five years' experience in the automotive industry

Required Skills & Abilities (Those needed to perform the essential functions of the job).
Problem solving
High degree of task and objective orientation
Languages: high level in English, German and French will be valued

Required Decision-Making & Organisation Impact (Describe the typical types of decisions made by employees in this job and the likely impact of those decisions on the Company).
Capability for Contacts and Cooperation / Capacity for teamwork
Good organizational skills and authority / Showing initiative

Reporting Relationship (Indicate job titles for this job's supervisor and direct reports).
Reports to the Director, FTS
Strong working relationships with: CAD Engineers, Laboratory engineers, R&D engineers

Working Conditions (Describe the environment within which the work is performed).
Office conditions
Travelling on company business depending on the respective project phase

For more information about this role please contact our London office