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Senior Design Engineer

Salary: £0

Location: Thatcham

Job type: Permanent

Category: Thatcham

Senior Design Engneer Thatcham Permanent role Competetive salary This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world leader in transmission systems for the Motorsport and High Performance Automotive industries. If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity to work within a world leading organisation and further your career as Senior Design Enginreer, then this is the role for you! OVERALL OBJECTIVE: 1. To enact the requirements of the Chief Designer. 2. To take ownership and deliver particular project requirements. 3. To oversee and manage engineers. 4. To learn from your compatriots and develop your own ability. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: To conduct yourself as a professional engineer befitting of the organisation. To take design responsibility for individual design and development projects and to undertake such projects to the requirements of the Chief Designer. To manage and deliver such projects on time, to project cost and to project specification. To supervise design and detail engineers to undertake design and development projects. To undertake CAD modeling and scheming on 3D CAD to Company standards and procedures. To assist in the timescale and resource planning of engineering projects. To ensure continual improvement in the design and manufacture of Xtrac product. To approve and sign detail drawings up-issues where appropriate. To manage staff, new starters and students. To ensure that all project responsibilities are concluded in an appropriate manner. To work with the Engineering Manager and the Business Managers to manage and prioritise work as required. To follow Xtrac standards, operating procedures and work instructions. To offer continuous improvement in activities related to the job role. To attend race / test support events as required. To observe Health and Safety rules at all times. To carry out reasonable duties as requested by Management. PERSON SPECIFICATION E=Essential D=Desirable Education, Qualifications and Training Minimum of BEng or BSc, ideally in an engineering or aeronautical discipline. - E Incorporated or chartered engineer, or actively striving to become incorporated or chartered. - D Knowledge The basics of transmission functionality - E Awareness of Inspection and Measurement techniques – D Have awareness of APQP process according to automotive customer requirements - D Have knowledge of DFMEA / DVP creation – D A good working knowledge of draughting standards, geometric tolerances and manufacturing methods – E Knowledge of IMDS - D Experience At least 5+ years experience within a multi disciplined environment, ideally around a design function but could encompass production and design disciplines. – E Definite requirement for rotating machinery experience, e.g. gearboxes, mechanical aspects of engines (auto or aero) - D At least 5+ years experience working within an automotive environment, ideally working directly with automotive OEM manufacturers - D Some experience of project management (formally or informal mentorship) - D Skills/Abilities Competent CAD user, preferably NX & TeamCenter PLM - D Excellent IT skills and a knowledge of Word, Excel and appreciation of databases - E Must be organised and have a structured approach to problem solving - E Confident communicator both internally and to customers - D Ability to work across multiple projects and prioritise accordingly - E Supplier liaison during development and pre-launch phase to ensure parts are delivered on time - D Must be a strong communicator across a multi skilled organisation and especially in communicating technical ideas to staff members and to customers. - E Application of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. - E Must have leadership/ management skills and take responsibility for decisions taken. - E Special Requirements of the role To work to a high and consistent standard especially when under pressure. Be hands on, approachable and have a desire to resolve problems. As well as a competetive salary, the company offers the following benefits for this Senior Design Engineer role: Competitive Salary Pension Contribution Life Assurance Private Health Care Eye Care Assistance Cycle to Work Scheme Company Events On-site Parking Reward & Recognition Incentives Flexible Working for Some Roles Salary Sacrifice Electric Car Scheme Free Safety Workwear Does this Senior Design Engineer role sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please contact us today to discuss the role and your application


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