Senior Design/Release Engineer

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Senior Design/Release Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Design/Release Engineer to work for a leading powertrain specialist based in Northampton on a Permanent basis You will be creating schemes and layouts, detail design of components and systems, with consideration for manufacturing and assembly requirements. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading Powertrain supplier that supports the automotive industry internationally with optimized powertrain solutions for the current and future market.

Job Description

Senior Design/Release Engineer
Permanent
Salary - £35-45k + benefits
Northampton

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading Powertrain supplier that supports the automotive industry internationally with optimized powertrain solutions for the current and future market.

Job Description

To create schemes and layouts, detail design of components and systems, with consideration for manufacturing and assembly requirements.

Duties
oTo conduct feasibility studies, design engine components, systems and vehicle installations
oTo carry out value analysis/value engineering programmes
oTo create design drawings including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
oTo present to clients in relation to the design work
oTo design test parts for development testing
oTo liaise with program suppliers, internal and external customers
oTo work together with other engineers in the business
oTo supervise less experienced staff
oTo monitor project progress and financial position relevant to the allocated tasks
oTo support the preparation of engineering program quotations



Qualifications
oA Degree in Engineering, or HND with relevant experience
oProfessional qualifications as appropriate
oMembership of a professional body is desirable

Skills and Experience
oRelevant experience in the field of engine component and system design
oIt is desirable to have experience in one of the major CAD systems used in automotive design
oKnowledge of engineering fundamentals
oNumerical and analytical skills
oFamiliarisation with Instrumentation techniques and hardware would be an advantage
oUnderstanding of FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis), DVP (Design verification plans) and problem solving techniques
oKnowledge of working to quality procedures and systems
oReport writing skills
oAble to supervise the work of others
oGerman language skills, advantageous not essential

Competencies
oTake ownership and enjoy resolving problems
oBe adaptable, creative and enthusiastic
oAbility to work on own and as part of a team
oConfidence to communicate effectively at all levels
oMust be self-motivated and the possess the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner and with appropriate attention to detail
oAbility to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints
oFlexibility and willingness to travel to customer sites for both long and short durations (including secondments)

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Key Consultant

Richard Mugridge

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Electronics, software and control is my specialty. It is the heart of any design and I am excited to see how it evolves our future. I pride myself on delivering a professional yet personal service. I genuinely care and take time to understand and present my clients and candidates with options and suggestions that they may not have considered.