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Performance Engineer

Salary: £25

Location: Warwick

Job type: Contract

Category: Warwick

Position Title: Attributes Refinement Delivery or Performance Engineer Vehicle Engineer Duration: 3 Month Rolling Contract Location: Gaydon Division: Vehicle Engineering Position Description: Attributes Refinement Delivery or Performance 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 the Clients' 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. Excellent Analytical Skills and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure Experience Required: To be able to be part of a team to meet tight deadlines in a Programme / launch environment. 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 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 the 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 Why work through Contechs? Contechs is a strategic partner to the automotive industry, providing innovative design and engineering services to global OEMs, from concept to production. Founded in 1997, Contechs has since established itself as a leading automotive recruitment specialist, recruiting across all disciplines in the product development process. Its dedicated Contractor Care Team plays a pivotal role in providing an effective and successful placement for external employees, supporting them throughout their contract, from pre-placement to contract renewal. How to Apply If you're interested in applying for this position, submit your application and any questions to If you know anyone that is suitable for the role, please visit our refer a friend page where we offer up to £600 for successful referrals: *Applicants MUST have proof of immediate, on-going and valid eligibility to work full time in the UK and travel within the EU

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