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Salary: £40k - 50k per year

Location: Woking, Surrey

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 18 Nov 2021

Reference: 5213

Powertrain Designer - Engines
Shift: Days – 45 hours per week
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum

Powertrain Designer – Engines required to join a well-established company based in Woking on a permanent basis, with a salary of up to £50,000 per annum, depending on experience.

Our client is an automotive luxury brand, with a global reputation for producing luxury performance vehicles. Working with some of the most iconic designs using modern engineering this company is one of a kind and their attention to detail is second to none.

Purpose of Role

  •      Reporting to the Engine Design Manager you will design engine components (internals castings auxiliary components) for high performance combustion engines,
  •      You will work in the Team of Engine Engineers and Technical Experts responsible for designing parts to high quality standard and taking ownership of design and delivery of Engine components and sub-systems on Engine Programs
  •      Interfacing with other engineering teams and take responsibility for integration of Engine designs with Powertrain Systems and Vehicle systems
  •      As part of a highly dynamic team influencing concepts and delivering the application of existing & new technology on exciting new products.

The Ideal Powertrain Designer – Engines role:

  •      Detailed knowledge for high performance Engine components and sub-systems
  •      Responsibility of components design from concept to design development to delivery on time of engine programs
  •      Liaise with suppliers and development partner to deliver designs to defined technical specifications in line with the Powertrain & Vehicle programme timing
  •      BoM management and delivery of component and sub-system for the assigned designs in SAP
  •      Responsibility for creating & maintaining technical specifications FMEAs and DVP
  •      Takes ownership to meet cost timing and quality targets
  •      Contributes to the technical assessment integration and application of appropriate Powertrain technology
  •      Support vehicle programme attribute owners with respect to development and reporting
  •      Ensure the components interface seamlessly to the wider car
  •      Responsibility of design release in line with ETRS requirements Guarantee delivery of Engine components and/or sub-system for designated engine projects in line with MDP and that Project Management KPIs are on track
  •      Cooperates with the Engine team in the execution and evaluation of results of component testing and to support powertrain & vehicle development activities and vehicle manufacturing launch & planning
  •      Preparation and presentation of material to support external and internal project status reviews
  •      Provide clear communication inside and outside the engine Team

Powertrain Designer – Engines

  •      A good level of technical knowledge & experience of high-performance engine component & system design test & production
  •      Advanced CATIA V5 2D/3D draughting/modelling skills including FEM analysis
  •      Good knowledge and understanding of GDT principals and application
  •      Competence in FEM calculation of mechanical components both under static and dynamic loading condition is considered a bonus
  •      Knowledge of Project management processes within SAP system is a plus
  •      PC literate and at ease with MS Office products
  •      Experienced in OEM or tier one component delivery
  •      Component & system design within an APQP or similar framework including FMEA component planning and PPAP
  •      Ideally hold an Engineering Degree 2:1 or above
  •      A passion for high performance Powertrain engineering
  •      Adopts a creative & thoughtful approach to concept design and solving engineering problems with good attention to detail
  •      Excellent feasibility assessment skills including design for manufacture and DFMEA input
  •      A positive proactive attitude with a high level of self-motivation to deliver excellence. Well organised and independent – able to work constructively with minimal supervision
  •      An engaging mind open to new problems outside their normal comfort zone
  •      Empathy a willingness to listen and see others’ points of view
  •      Ability to communicate clearly with design and development groups