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Project Engineer

Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Lincolnshire
Industry:
Salary: £35 - £45,000
Reference: JW4134
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email: jonathanw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: March 29, 2018 14:52

Job Description

Job Description:

The Project Engineer is a key engineering role providing the technical link to various areas of the business whilst supporting the end customer. The successful applicant will be proficient in delivering complex technical projects and will be required to manage inputs from, and trade-offs with, various engineering disciplines. The role requires interaction with design, manufacturing, CAE and development teams to successfully deliver the engineering content of projects on time and in budget. This positions will ideally suit an individual who is able to work in a matrix organisation, is comfortable managing conflicting demands and is confident working with external customers on engineering projects.

Responsibilities:

•Work closely with internal and external customers
•Support product development through NPI processes from initial concept and project definition, through design activities, DFMEA creation, development of Verification and Validation plans and tracking on technical objectives
•Fully manage the delivery of the engineering work content for development projects including controlling project engineering budgets
•Deliver feedback to drive continuous improvements 
•Train and mentor junior engineers and help to develop robust process and procedures within the team
•Support the Head of Development to plan and manage departmental resources, workload and budgets
 
Person Specification:

Education and Qualifications:
•A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or an appropriate science based subject
•Demonstrable industrial experience in a relevant engineering position 

Technical Knowledge and Ability:

•A broad grasp of engineering and scientific principles relating to design engineering
•A good balance of theoretical understanding and practical knowledge with the drive to see the project through to completion
•Capable of using MSOffice and suitable packages to undertake the role
•Experience with the application of exhaust systems 
•Experience of CFD & FEA and/or NVH

Advantageous experience
•GD&T principals
•Design background in Stainless Steels 
•Vehicle chassis systems
•Manufacturing engineering and/or design for manufacture
•Controls development
•Exhaust catalyst performance

Personal Qualities:
•Able to liaise effectively at all levels
•Good verbal and written communication with excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
•Able to achieve results quickly and work with minimal supervision
•Excellent problem solver 
•Conscientious, reliable and resourceful