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Project Engineer, Design Quality

Project Engineer, Design Quality

Job Title: Project Engineer, Design Quality
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Reference: NG-5691-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2021 12:49

Job Description

Our Global Automotive OEM client are actively seeking x2 Design Quality Project Engineers to join them on a permanent basis. 
The Design Quality department's main objective is to quickly resolve and prevent reoccurrence of Quality concerns - working in collaboration with service colleagues, design and factories, to reduce warranty and improve customer satisfaction, and reflect know-how back to the head office to be included in future products. As a Project Engineer (PE), you will be responsible for leading a specific category and working across all functional activities within the department to deliver results and achieve department targets. 
Main Responsibilities:
Managing quality concerns related to design and specification.
Managing projects with multi-functional teams (factory, service and design).
Lead a specific category investigation (and support other categories as required).
Carry out complex technical investigations and deploy countermeasure actions.
Travel to incident vehicles to investigate operational environment and customer concerns.
Take hands-on approach to locally reproduce concerns and analyse defective parts.
Take investigation beyond the existing available information.
Reporting problem status and future activities to top management internally and externally.
University degree in Automotive and/or Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
Demonstrable problem analysis & solving skills.
Project management skills.
An adept communicator able to build good relationships across all teams.
Be proactive and demonstrate high level of self-motivation to deliver.
Have a flexible attitude towards conducting work priorities based on other categories.
Able to stay focused under pressure and with multiple task requirements.
Excellent skills in Excel and Power Point
Desirable: (One or more would be an advantage)
Demonstrable experience in Chassis area (brakes, suspension, steering, fuel) and/or ADAS systems.
Demonstrable experience in troubleshooting/testing software systems (infotainment, navigation, telematics).
Good knowledge of powertrain systems – ICE, transmission.
Good knowledge of power electronics, HEV, EV, energy management and high voltage systems (PCU, IPU).
Excellent knowledge of electrical components, sensors, automotive system architectures & communication protocols.