Practitioner / consultant
Senior Powertrain Systems Engineer. You will be responsible for taking new engine systems and components from concept to flawless launch, ensuring a robust system/component sign-off meeting all regulatory, quality, cost and timing requirements. Senior Systems Engineer Role: * Communicate lessons learned; propose design guide/process updates. * Supplier management: * Work with suppliers to deliver prototypes and PPAP parts to schedule, meeting quality and performance requirements. * Manage suppliers via the APQP process. * Work in a simultaneous engineering environment to support the development plan, ensuring design for manufacture and assembly. * Highlight issues in a timely and appropriate manner. * Monitor and report status to relevant parties. * Coordination with other functional areas, such as programme teams, purchasing, quality, other development teams. * Provide clear communication and support to all customers, engineering teams and suppliers: * Support engineering sign-off with robust test and validation data and technical reports. * Support programme gateways and reviews. * Write systems test and development technical reports for own responsible areas. * Resolve engineering issues using recognised methodologies. * Co-ordinate and supervise DVP tests/analyses (analytical, rig, engine and machine). * Develop system and component FMEAs, and DVPs. * Create system and component specifications and design (cascaded from programme targets) – using/commissioning the relevant analysis tools to support data driven design decisions. * Deliver engine systems/components from concept to delivery - from specification, through analysis, testing and development, to engineering sign-off. Senior Systems Engineer Requirements: * Working level experience of 2d drawing and 3d modelling in Siemens/Unigraphics NX platform advantageous or other CAD awareness. * Working level experience of PLM tool (e.g. Siemens Teamcentre) advantageous. * Passion for engineering, a proven track record of delivery, and a desire to be ‘hands-on’ with projects from concept to completion. * Have a degree in an associated mechanical engineering discipline, with a sound understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles (showing an attention to detail, and being data driven). * Have a sound grasp of the engine product development cycle, and expertise in engine system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools). * Ideally, have experience with an engine manufacturer or Tier 1 supplier. * Demonstrate good project and supplier management skills, and good commercial awareness. * Be able to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines. * Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels. * Show flexibility - the role requires travel to customer and supplier sites. Applications: This vacancy is only available to Candidates with relevant experience as detailed in the job description. Due to volume of applications, we are unable to respond to applicants who do not possess the required skills and experience. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of industry experience need not apply. Candidates must be authorised to work in the country where this role is located BEFORE making an application Job Type: Contract. Salary: £35 - £40/hour.