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Job Title
Design Engineer - Fluid Systems
Department Location Salary Closing Date
Advanced Engines West Midlands, UK Competitive plus benefits 31/05/2017
Description

 

 
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB  
 
Responsible for the product design within the cooling and lubrication functional grouping
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES. 
 
Concept development and design studies.
Design detailing
Drawing release.
Prototype build support.
Liaison with internal and external customers on project briefs and activity
Provision of engineering design support for current product range
Ensuring that all design studies are appropriately documented.
Make design revisions and recommendations based on analysis results.
Keeping abreast of the latest technology and where new techniques are available that would assist the core business, prepare documentation for discussion.
Ensuring that a robust designs are released in time to support the requirements of GPADP / GPDP and that satisfy the PDS.
Facilitating FMECAs at the appropriate time so that the output can be used to derive the test plan.
Providing Programme Managers with status reports for their approved programmes. 
Using MS Project to track timing against the overall Project plan. Highlighting any deviation from plan at the earliest opportunity and instigating recovery plans.
Understanding Material specifications and making initial recommendations.
Abiding the Change Management team’s process and supporting Spec Gebas.
 
SCOPE OF THE JOB  
 
Creator of designs that satisfy the requirements of the Product Design Specification in the business recognised CAD platform
Ensure that the product design is compatible with the other functional groups
Balance all the product attributes so that the key business parameters are satisfied
Initially an integrator of proprietary components, then expanding into original designs as technical capability enhances
 
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED 
 
Experience of Petrol engine design, specifically on cooling and lubrication systems.
Ability to carry out basic design calculations relating to fluid systems to guide concept designs.
A working knowledge of high volume production processes
Degree or Masters in Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering or equivalent.
Proficient in Catia V5; including solid modelling, surfacing and drawings.
Working level knowledge of TeamCentre beneficial.
Familiar with Design Office systems
BS8888 geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
FMECA.
Design For Assembly experience. 
MS Office suite
Knowledge of CFD would be a distinct advantage
GT Suite with specific knowledge of GT Cool would be a distinct advantage
Willing and able to visit China for periods of time as part of a global team
Supplier interface skills.
Prepared to challenge the ‘status quo’ through an inquisitive nature.
Attention to detail and good communication skills.
Ability to plan activities through continually changing priorities whilst recognising the wider business need.
A team player.
Enthusiastic, self motivated and determined to succeed.
Full driving licence.
Design for Six Sigma knowledge or qualification required – full training will be provided by the company
 
RELATING TO PEOPLE INTERNALLY
 
SAIC/SMTC Senior management
Engineering COC & Design leaders
UK support functions, including finance, HR, Purchasing
 
HOURS OF WORK 
 
The employee is required to work 37 hours per week, based on a working week of Monday to Friday. Monday to Thursday 08:00am to 16:45pm and Friday 08:00am to 12:00pm.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
The job title/ description does not define or limit the work that you are employed to do and you may be required to do any work within your capacity which the Employer from time to time requires including transfers between departments.
Your Job description may be altered by the Employer from time to time, either through business needs or to comply with Government legislation. Any such alteration will be notified to you in writing prior to implementation and an amended document issued.
You may be required in the performance of duties or training to travel to such place or places in the United Kingdom or abroad, as the Employer reasonably requires.
 
Please note, it is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation before applying for any jobs. (Refer: Home Office Website).
 

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