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JOB DESCRIPTION

SENIOR ENGINEER - LUBRICATION IN DERBYSHIRE

Location Type Salary
Derbyshire Permanent £50k - £55k DoE + Exc Bens
  • Reference: 009187
  • Contact: Natalie Dass
  • Tel: 0121 230 1070

Senior Engineer ¬Ė Lubrication, responsible for multiple engine mechanical systems taking a multitude of engine components from concept to flawless launch and supporting current product, ensuring a robust system/component sign-off meeting all regulatory, quality, cost and timing requirements.¬†Previous experience of lubrication system development is preferred but not required. This role will suit an individual looking for an opportunity to develop their career within a fast-paced organisation at the cutting edge of engine design and development.

Senior Engineer ¬Ė Lubrication Role:

Working within a dynamic engineering-focused team, you will be responsible for the end-to-end engineering activities (research, design, development, delivery, and launch) relating to the IPU and Lubrication Systems.

You`ll need to support in-house quality, manufacturing and service teams in resolving complex technical issues arising as a result of warranty and/or issues that lead to engineering change as the permanent solution, creating all-in-all robust product of world class quality.

Planning and Organisation
Work within and contribute to the project plan for Lubrication System based on cascaded targets and allocated resource.
Coordinate with key stakeholders (e.g. programme, purchasing, supplier) for seamlessly project delivery.
Support programme gateway reviews with technical evidence and cost status.
Provide effective and timely escalation/status report through clear communication to management.

Research and Development
Keep on track of the state-of-the-art technical development within Lubrication Systems.
Understand the effectiveness and importance of relevant benchmarking.
Create clean sheet concept designs from first principles.
Plan and execute Proof-of-Concept assessment either through test campaign, or/and first principle analysis and simulation.

Design and Release
Work in a simultaneous engineering environment to support product development, ensuring design for service and achieving quality by design.
Elicit requirements for the Lubrication System based on cascaded performance and cost targets.
Create system and component specifications and designs based on agreed requirements with key stakeholders.
Commission relevant analysis tools to support data driven design decisions.
Develop system and component FMEAs, and DVPs.
Coordinate and supervise DVP activities (e.g. analytical, simulation, and rig/engine/machine testing).
Resolve engineering issues using structured problem-solving methodologies (e.g. Global 8D, DMAIC).
Engage and support suppliers via the APQP process; deliver prototypes and PPAP parts to schedule, and fulfil quality and performance requirements.
Support achievement of business`s quality and warranty targets.

Senior Engineer ¬Ė Lubrication Requirements:

Previous experience of mechanical system design is preferred (candidates with experience relating to lubrication systems for internal combustion engine applications would be beneficial).
Understanding of Lubrication System operating principles (e.g. mechanical/electromechanical design, thermodynamics, and tribology).
Demonstratable proficiency in use of commercially available 2D drawing and 3D Modelling packages with knowledge of mechanical engineering GD&T and manufacturing processes. Experience in Siemens NX and TeamCenter would be beneficial.
Practical understanding of ICE`s.
Knowledge and experience in Model-Based-System-Engineering is preferred.
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).
Experienced supplier interactions and management, with good commercial awareness.
Understand and contribute to the management of the project.
Previous experience of full mechanical system design is preferred.
Be able to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines.
Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels.
Show flexibility - the role requires travel to customer and supplier sites.
Be willing to contribute in a dynamic, collaborative, and cross-discipline team setting.

Benefits:

In addition to an excellent salary, career progression and development opportunities, our Client offers an excellent company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company`s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave and flexibility around daily start and finish times. You will also have access to the Company`s Reward Hub, giving you fantastic savings across a huge range of high street retailers, as well as access to exclusive company perks such as the Cycle to Work Scheme.

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.

If you are interested in this position, please contact natalie@gentecrecruit.co.uk