Powertrain Development Engineer

  • Location

    East Sussex, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Terry

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Superb opportunity for a highly experienced Powertrain / Engine Development Engineer to apply their engine engineering experience and knowledge in a dynamic hands-on manufacturing environment. working for a market leading consultancy in the Automotive sector.

You will lead a small team with a broad remit to support the engineering of a very high performance gasoline engine family. As the senior member of our Product Engineering Team your remit will cover the following key area's:

Engineering insight into engine part and build issues as they occur in production, including at end of line test.

Root cause analysis and resolution of production, client, warranty and supply chain issues using structured problem solving methods.

Supporting continuous improvement projects and working through to conclusion with a cross-functional team.

Support of supplier, client and in-house Engineering changes through the release process.
Engineering guidance to the rest of the team, including Production, Process Engineering, Plant Quality and Supplier Quality Assurance.

You will need strong communication skills - ability to communicate effectively to a broad audience and feedback investigation results at senior levels both internally and externally.
Proactive in leading investigations and resolving Engineering issues - confidence in delivering tasks on time and to a high standard.

Powertrain Engineering knowledge, with breadth favouring depth. High personal standards of engineering integrity and the drive to achieve a robust solution. Understanding of engine testing & development would be beneficial.

A fundamental understanding of 8D, FMEA, DVP, structured change control and quality processes.

Understanding of IATF16949 accreditation.
Organised, with an ability to multi-task - able to assess, prioritise and respond with urgency to serious issues and balance longer term tasks.

This is an outstanding opportunity for somebody with a passion for all things Powertrain, particularly performance engines!