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Remanufacturing Lead Engineer - Engines

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Salary: £27.00 - 29.50 per hour

Location: Coventry, West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 22 Nov 2021

Reference: 5218

Remanufacturing Lead Engineer - Engines

Location: Whitley, Coventry

Contract length: Ongoing
Pay Rate:
£29.50 D.O.E.
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We have an exciting new opening for a Remanufacturing Lead Engineer - Engines & Engine Ancillaries to join our world-leading automotive manufacturer at their site in Coventry.

This role is to support and enhance the Reman product portfolio for Engines & Engine Ancillaries, increasing Reman revenue & profit, and return substantial warranty cost savings to JLR. The Reman Engineer will be considered as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Reman Engine Engineering.

Remanufacturing Lead Engineer Duties:

  •       Act as technical lead for Reman Engines & Engine Ancillary products, liaising with a number of business functions (Aftermarket Purchasing, Engineering, STA) and Suppliers
  •       Liaise with Reman development team to understand Reman project priority and required timings
  •       Collate and review new product warranty data and failure modes which may impact Reman
  •       Manage / deliver the engineering activity for Reman programmes within the required gateways
  •       Maintain & develop `mandatory product list (adding new product potentials)
  •       Develop and manage key Reman Engineering processes: Service standards in SDOTS; BoMs Specifications; PPAP/PSW Supplier process controls including SCSS / FMEA¿s / EoL testing etc.
  •       Release Reman pre-prefix WERS part numbers by future commodity and to support current programme projects (maximise core recovery)
  •       Co-ordinate with Commodity Engineers to provide product specific technical expertise and ensure OE product failure modes are understood and addressed Advise 'Best Practice' for process solutions using disciplined methodology e.g., 6 sigma / Poke Yoke
  •       Define Quality Processes for Reman Support STA to develop Reman supplier capability
  •       Understand latest Reman technologies and how they should influence OE product design Liaise with APC on future technologies

Remanufacturing Lead Engineer Experience Required:

  •       Previous experience and expertise in the specification, delivery, installation and launch of parts, preferably in an automotive environment
  •       Previous experience with parts release systems
  •       Knowledge of problem solving tools e.g., Root Cause Analysis, 8 Disciplines of problem solving, Design of Experiments and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) in Manufacturing
  •       Travel - Current driving licence and Passport (occasional visits to suppliers and major Markets may be required from time to time; flexibility is required)
  •       Relevant degree or equivalent experience

Remanufacturing Lead Engineer preferred Experience

  •       Previous experience with `Engine & Engine Ancillaries
  •       Engineering or a similar engineering discipline
  •       Previous experience with Remanufacturing techniques and processes
  •       Automotive commercial experience
  •       Microsoft package elements Visio/project, Power Point and Excel
  •       Knowledge of whole vehicle engineering knowledge and cross functional experience


We’re looking to speak with suitable Remanufacturing Lead Engineer - Engines candidates as soon as possible.

Apply now with a copy of your CV to discuss this position with a member of our team