Materials Project Engineer - Automotive

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
West Midlands
£21.50 to £21.50 per hour
Salary Description:
£21.50 per hour
Premea Limited
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Job Description:
Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Research and Development

Position Description:
- Delivery of Materials technology research projects to ensure robust processes are achieved on time and to Engineering Specification.
- Develop implementation/activity plans for all Materials research technologies to ensure robust processes are achieved on time and to Engineering Specification.
- Work with cross functional and operational teams to ensure objectives and activity plans are captured in the overall project plans.
- Contribute to the resolution of key technical and strategic challenges.
- Develop early demonstrations prior to final Proof-of-Concept stage.
- Assist in the development of Proof-of-Concept technologies with support from key suppliers.
- Provide assistance and support in recording all data to ensure adherence to relevant procedures.
- Co-ordinate projects towards the development of required technologies and features via the Technology Creation Development System process.
- Provide technical support on projects when handing over to mainstream engineering.

Skills Required:
- Educated to Materials Engineering Degree or similar level
- Multiple stakeholder project management experience - ideally with design.
- Knowledge/experience of Automotive/Aerospace/Marine production processes from raw material to component

Experience Required:
- Previous experience in a Research, development or design role in engineering or automotive environment.
- Strong technical and development expertise.
- Ability to resolve key technical issues within a team environment.
- Ability to write reports and the ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audience.
- Relevant degree or equivalent experience.
- Strong research and analytical skills.
- Experience of program or project management, meeting demanding timescales with budget control and cost effective delivery.
- Computer literacy in Google, PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Project.

Experience Preferred:
- Experience of Technology Creation Development System or equivalent research delivery process.
- Previous experience of working with Universities and Research partners.
- Ability to interpret conceptual Design briefs and apply an engineering approach to evaluating feasibility.
- Good level of knowledge of vehicle technology and A-Surface components
- Appreciation for sustainability challenges and how innovations across the materials supply chain are resolving these.
- Knowledge and experience in the textiles, natural materials and polymers industry.
- Experience either within the client or at a supplier, of delivering body engineering based automotive components.
- Understanding of how new ideas could be delivered internally into proof of concept properties.

Additional Information : Driving Licence essential - requirement to travel across multiple sites in west midlands to interface with our client's design teams in Coventry and Warwickshire.

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

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

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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