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Powertrain Design Engineer

Powertrain Design Engineer

Job Title: Powertrain Design Engineer
Location: Guildford
Salary: £35 - £40p/h
Reference: SD5199
Contact Name: Simon Davey
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Job Published: March 11, 2020 15:48

Job Description

Powertrain Design Engineer
Contract (Outside IR35)

Principle Accountabilities:
Design engineers within Powertrain Engineering are responsible for design and release Powertrain and Powertrain Ancillary
components across all projects undertaken by this business. The individual is expected to provide innovative technical
solutions to meet project needs as well as delivering initial scheme work through the concept stage, before switching to
design and release of component and assembly including tooling, jigs and fixtures and supporting vehicle build.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities within Vehicle Body Systems and Architecture Design:
- Provide high quality and imaginative technical solutions to project requirements, utilising team input when necessary
- Support other members of the Powertrain Engineering team to prepare 2D concept sections, 3D part models, 3D assembly models and any associated 2D drawings as required
- Provide input data to CAE and support any other Vehicle Engineering activities
- Liaise with styling to support feasible design solutions with regard to manufacturing, assembly and homologation
- Coordinate with Principal Engineers and Project Managers to ensure technical targets, program timings and budgetary requirements are met
- Liaise with the Prototype Workshop to provide feasible design solutions and support workshop activities pre, during and post-vehicle build
- Schedule design activities to meet engineering deliverables that deliver to required specifications within timescales and budgets
- Support presentations of concepts and design status to client project teams, client senior management and project suppliers and internally to Company personnel
- Ensure own designs meet all relevant safety and regulatory requirements, and are formally verified to meet these and other specifications
- Contribute to complete and effective engineering plans and schedules, including planning own activities
- Identify and highlight any areas for continuous improvement
- Mentor and support professional development of all colleagues, particularly junior staff

Experience and Qualifications:
- It is anticipated that you will have 5 years relevant automotive experience at an appropriate consultancy or OEM
- You will be educated to a degree level in a mechanical or aeronautical discipline