Engine Systems Platform Manager

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Job Sector:
West Midlands
£50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£50000 per annum
Premea Limited
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Job Description:
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
Deliver new or modified Engine System(s) into production by achieving:
• Function: Generate robust System Design Specification to define system functional targets and deliver components to meet targets. Deliver component/system DFMEAs to define DVP and design guidance. Support Test and Development team to build, plan and complete the DVP, whilst ensuring supplier tests are completed and reported on time.
• Quality: Use engineering quality systems (FMEAs, Robustness Studies, QHR) to prevent, identify and resolve potential quality concerns.
• Cost: Support EPMT in definition of programme cost targets and work with suppliers to deliver systems that achieves these targets (Tooling, Engineering and Piece).
• Weight: Support EPMT in definition of programme weight targets and manage CAD engineers to design system that achieves targets.
• Package: Manage CAD engineers to achieve static and dynamic clearance targets. Negotiate component change in other areas of client Product Development if required to achieve clearances.
• Assembly: Work with manufacturing engineering to ensure that components can be assembled into engines and vehicles repeatedly and within required cycle time.
• Programme: Use the Mission system to track progress in completing Unit Gateway deliverables. Present system status to Powertrain Unit Gateways, support Powertrain design reviews, Package Meetings and Powertrain PMT meetings.
• Planning: Define and manage a commodity plan for each programme including design and manufacturing leadtimes as well as alignment to engine and vehicle programme timing.
• Change Management: Define, maintain and complete Change Tracking Documents and Engineering Release Notices to allow engineering changes to be approved by the client and engine supply partners.
• FMA: Lead system DFMEAs and input to manufacturing PFMEAs.
• Issue Resolution: Report and resolve engineering Concerns via eCMS and within the timing guidelines. Use appropriate problem solving tools where required (8D, 6Sigma)
• FDJ (final data judgement): Track FDJ progress and achieve readiness declaration to meet project timing.
• FEC (final engineering completion): Create, maintain and deliver FEC documentation.
• Benchmarking: Acquire and evaluate industry, competitor and emerging technologies appropriate for the engine system and compatibility with the programme targets.
• Knowledge & Process: Maintain, protect and enhance IPR and engineering standards, using available mechanisms (Patents, FMA, QHR, benchmarking, lessons learnt, technical training, collaborations, concept and advanced engineering research projects).

Qualification & Experience:
• Educated to Degree level or higher in an engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience.
• The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate technical knowledge in specific engine system(s), and be able to take full responsibility for delivery of that system to production.
• Previous delivery of engine or powertrain system product development.
• Engine system or sub-system design and/or development experience.
• Working as part of an engineering product development team.
• Leading a component system and/or functional groups
• Demonstrated thorough technical knowledge of gasoline engine system functions and vehicle application of gasoline engine systems.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.

Contact Details:
Premea Limited
Tel: +44(0)1926 298890
Fax: +44(0)1926 298908
Contact: Chris Wright

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