Materials Validation Engineer

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Materials Validation Engineer

Our internationally renowned automotive OEM client is looking for an Engineer to join their Cost Reduction and Promotion section to validate materials on a long term contractual basis.

Job Description

Mission and Main Objectives
This is a newly established role within the Cost Reduction and Promotion function our R&D organization in Europe. The objective is to work alongside design engineers and buyers to validate the materials content of components and validate declarations from suppliers.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

oDefine and establish the role
Establish the processes, workflows and timescales
Identify the necessary data sources and related functions
Establish database of findings
Establish network with other regions

oAnalyse the materials content of components
Gather already available data from design & quality assurance activities
Interrogate component content from CAD/drawing data
Perform physical checks on selected parts as necessary
Analyse manufacturing processes for selected parts
Validate actual material content vs. declared content

oGenerate cost reduction opportunities
Identify gaps between actual and declared content
Support buyers negotiations and follow through on delivery of savings
Support design engineers in new development projects
Share findings and best practice with other regions

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Key Consultant

Darren Puddephatt

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My areas of expertise are automotive OEM, consultancy, tier one suppliers and medical engineering, within mechanical and electrical engineering. I have been successful placing engineers, from graduate to chief engineer level within automotive engineering, covering controls and electronics, chassis engineering, body engineering, test and development engineers on various commodities.