Performance Engineer

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Performance Engineer

Posted 09 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Homologation & Certification
Contact NameMia Biddle

Job description

Order Ref: 39285

Position Title: Attributes Refinement Performance Senior Engineer

Duration: 3 Month Rolling Contract

Location: Gaydon

Division: Vehicle Engineering

Position Description:

  • Attributes Refinement Performance Senior Engineer
  • The NVH Attributes Refinement Team is responsible for strategy, methods, targets, testing, detection and resolution, specifically for the attributes of Squeak & Rattle, Water, and Air Ingress across the full vehicle, systems and components.
  • Operating from the very early phase of a vehicle programme, working cross functionally throughout design, development, manufacturing, launch and during the customer experience.
  • This role will aim to enhance the customer experience through the design, development, measurement and balance of customer attributes for Client vehicles
  • Working on problem resolutions for Vehicle Line activities in all aspects of engineering from the resolution of engineering issues, monitoring quality systems, through to design improvements and model year updates.
  • The aim will be to achieve targets in all areas.
  • Ultimately, the role will contribute to the delivery of Quality targets for each vehicle line

Skills Required:

  • Previous experience of problem solving tools e.g. Root Cause Analysis, 8 Disciplines of problem solving, Design of Experiments and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) in Design/Manufacturing
  • Previous experience of Vehicle Launch or Plant Vehicle operations Production Management including experience of delivery of problem resolutions in Manufacturing & Service.
  • Experience of cross functional co-ordination capability in Engineering, Manufacturing, Service and Quality Familiar with Define Measure Analyse Implement Control Replicate processes

Experience Required:

  • To be able to be part of a team to meet tight deadlines in a Programme / launch environment.
  • Knowledge of Quality Operating Systems procedures & deliverables
  • A proactive and personable nature to engage with cross-functional areas.
  • A working experience of CAD or Digi-buck. Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Ability to interface and communicate confidently at all levels
  • Well organised and diligent
  • A basic of knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills providing the ability to represent the team at senior meetings
  • Excellent Analytical Skills and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure
  • A full UK driving licence

Experience Preferred:

  • Microsoft package elements Power Point and Excel
  • Knowledge of whole vehicle engineering knowledge and cross functional experience
  • Knowledge of Quality Operating Standards in Manufacturing
  • Natural ability to identify improvement opportunities & hands-on practical skills
  • Drive and motivation to achieve goals of team and self with minimal supervision
  • Active experience of working to Agile methodologies (JIRA)
  • Experience of working with the following company toolsets; Tableau, AIMs, IQM, Flags
  • An understanding of Product Creation Development System, requirements management and design verification is advantageous but not essential.
  • A working knowledge of Trim & Final, BIW, sealing systems and an understanding of Client manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of material compatibility and joining technologies.
  • Experience and working knowledge of Health and Safety Audits and ergonomics including risk assessments
  • Ability to deliver presentations to work groups and senior management

Education Required:

  • Person Profile An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning
  • Resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their work load
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • A effective team player, actively develops and supports team members

Additional Information:

  • Hybrid working
  • Locations: Gaydon, Solihull and Halewood