Senior Designer - Engines

13 September 2017
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

To support the design activities of the Engine Department.

Personal Specification

  • HND, Degree qualified or similar qualification.
  • Wealth of knowledge and experience within engine design.
  • Detailed Experience of Concept through to Production of a major Engine System group.
  • Ability to apply fundamental principles to the design of Components and systems.
  • Experience in planning System Verification testing through use of Quality tools such as FMEA etc.
  • Ability to review detailed Verification test data to assess performance of the Engine systems and components.
  • Knowledge of the required CAE Analysis techniques to support System Design.
  • General Knowledge of Complete Powertrain with some Design experience of multiple engine systems.
  • Proven track record of experience relating to CAD systems for creation of complex components and detail drawings including use of GD&T.
  • Ability to coordinate the System BoM and progress the complete system.
  • Experience of Detailed Benchmarking of Engine components and systems.
  • Good communication, information transfer and inter-personal skills with practical, pro-active hands on approach.
  • Capable of working efficiently as part of an interdisciplinary team to  achieve tight deadlines.
  • Capable of leading a project element with support from more senior staff when necessary.
  • Effective team member contributing to improvements and high customer service.
  • Good experience using Pro-Engineer for Detailed design of Components and Assemblies, knowledge of Data management tools such as Windchill.
  • Use of MS Office for data evaluation and presentation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design of engine system and components, including concept design, layout design and detailed design.
  • Assist with general engine layout design and DMU testing
  • Engine platform design (vehicle-powertrain integration, powertrain layout design)
  • Responsible for the design improvement and quality problem solving for engine system and components.
  • Provide support to engine design and development projects
  • Supplier liaison
  • Provide support to engine development projects and prototype development
  • Provide support to vehicle and powertrain packaging and installation

Other Features of job

  • Primary location will be at Birmingham Business Park
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
Package : Competitive salary, negotiable depending on background and experience.