Principal Powertrain Design Engineer

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Principal Powertrain Design Engineer Permanent
Principal Powertrain Design Engineer Northampton, UK
Principal Powertrain Design Engineer
Principal Powertrain Design Engineer Competitive + excellent benefits
Principal Powertrain Design Engineer Onsite
Principal Powertrain Design Engineer NG-7087-1

We are looking for a hands on Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to join our Automotive & Motorsport client. The successful applicant will join a Powertrain team responsible for the mechanical design and development of Powertrain system projects.  

You will be responsible for producing, checking, and approving design evidence, work instructions, and customer documentation, ensuring accuracy and reliability. You will manage outsourced work, approve designs for manufacture, and present robust design solutions to stakeholders. Additionally, you will lead Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and develop engineering guides and standards. 

You will be degree qualified with experience in leading the engineering of automotive or motorsport systems/components as part of an OEM, tier 1 supplier, engineering consultancy or motorsport team.  You will have demonstrable experience of managing, scheduling, budgeting and resourcing of a significant engineering task or project while having experience of mechanical design of high voltage battery assemblies.

We are looking for an expert in:

•    the use of a high-level CAD package (Catia / NX).
•    the production and checking of engineering documents, CAD Models and Engineering Drawings.
•    the application of the Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) process.
•    applying structured problem-solving approaches and analytical tools such as 8D and Ishikawa.
•    the application/selection of relevant engineering analytical techniques, manufacturing processes, materials specifications & standard parts and is able to guide others.
•    the identification of applicable regulatory requirements and standards to produce designs to satisfy any such requirements.



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