Job Title: Product Engineer

Role: Full time, permanent role

Location: Tamworth, Staffs

Salary: £40 – £46,000 pa – depending on experience brought to the role.
Mon – Thursday 8.00am – 4.30pm
Friday 8.00am – 1.30pm

Our client is a mechanical control Cable manufacturer with its roots in India and now with operations around the world. In Tamworth UK is a warehouse, repacking and quality hub supplying Indian manufactured cables to BMW and VW amongst others both in UK and EU.

1. Main Purpose of Role

* Working directly with customers to assist in the design and development of engineering solutions for mechanical cable systems utilized in automotive products.
* Working within a professional Project Team to deliver programs from Concept to Production.
* Execute Engineering tasks within projects to meet schedule, budget, and specifications

2. Main Duties
* Analyze and interpret the customer requirements to determine feasibility of product proposal.
* To develop and design the product or part from the first idea through the design process and the validation phase until the product is implemented in production.
* To work in accordance with the defined design process and to observe given legislation, directives and concessions which may affect the given area of design.
* To be responsible for developing and establishing layout and packing models, CAD drawings for prototypes and serial production.
* To ensure that the products meet all relevant specifications and are designed for assembly under normal serial production conditions
* Working directly with the customer, communicating technical requirements, project timing, and customer desirables.
* Facilitate design reviews with customer.
* Assist customer with installing prototypes, noting issues or recommended improvements.
* Support customer builds when needed.
* In co-operation with test and validation department to ensure that test specifications and methods are correct and correspond to customer’s expectations.
* Working within a Cross Functional Team, complete required deliverables identified by the Project Manager / Team to comply with the project Cost, Quality & Delivery expectations.
* Execute all other reasonable duties as requested by the R&D Manager.

3. Areas of Responsibility

* Completion of engineering tasks.
* Provide input for the development of new products.
* Ensure completion of design documents and properly file into appropriate project folders.
* Coordinate the manufacture of sample parts with the production plant.

4. Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

* Achieving the timing and deliverables of the project.

5. Competence Profile

Skills, Knowledge, Experience

Required:
* BS Degree in Mechanical engineering
* Background in Automotive Engineering
* Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Product or Application Engineering
* Skilled practitioner in Catia or equivalent 3D modelling software and PLM – Primarily our customer work with Catia V5 although familiarity with NX would be a bonus.
* Good working knowledge of computer systems; MS office, MS Project, MRP
* Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
* Prior mechanism assembly design experience

Desirable:
* LEAN principles / Business Improvement Techniques
* Plastic Injection Moulded and die cast part design experience
* Second language

Attributes:

* Strong organizational and time management skills – ability to plan and work on multiple, on-going projects
* Good communication skills, both written and verbal, at all levels
* Must have the ability to work well with others and to establish and facilitate good cooperation and communication.
* Self motivated
* Adaptable to change
* Desire to learn and develop self
* Good decision-making ability

Problem Solving:

* To have a systematic approach to dealing with issues that challenge the desired procedures or performance of the department, while being mindful of the department’s objectives and KPI’s
* Familiarity of company procedures is essential when tackling problems

6. Main interfaces
Internally: Application Engineers, Sales, Operations, Quality
Externally: Customers

7. Health & Safety Responsibilities

Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the environment by following the customers Health & Safety at Work Act, along with all statutory health, safety and environmental regulations.

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