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Location: Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester Salary: Up to £35000.00 per annum
Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing, Construction / Mechanical & Electrical Type: Permanent
Contact: Samantha Worsh

Product Engineer, Permanent position, Basic salary is £35,000

Excellent opportunity to join our Global client who specialise within the Automotive Industry.

As a Product Engineer, you'll be responsible for Design, Development, Testing and Analysis of Electrical and Mechanical components, systems and processes for the Ignition Group including spark plugs, ignition coils, advanced igniters and electronics. Drafting 2D and 3D parts and assemblies; development of mechanical/thermal Finite Element models and meshes; analysis and interpretation of results; recording and reporting of relevant outcomes.

Interface with Customers, Application engineers, Process engineers, Manufacturing plants, and Suppliers to develop new product technology in the area of ignition systems and to move that technology toward production products. Ability to present results in customer review, industry and academic conference environments.
The position requires a sound engineering knowledge of design principles grounded in mechanical and electrical theory along with the ability to apply this knowledge of materials, testing and product development.

Should have a working knowledge or ICE and spark ignition. Experience in the root cause of failure analysis coupled with good communication and team-working skills. Competence in both 2D and 3D CAD environments, and the use of collaborative tools and methods.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
Apply basic technical disciplines from area of study.
Project Management.
Report writing and data processing using computer software.
Prepare 2D and 3D mechanical drawing using computer software.
Preparation of technical documents (including specifications, results, drawings, 2D/3D models); recording, storage and sharing of these documents using computer-based collaborative tools.
Presentation preparation using computer software.
Measurements and data collection, processing and interpretation using basic lab equipment - multimeters, scales, O-scopes, micrometers, etc.
Perform root cause failure analysis of components.
Develop design specifications and work instructions.
Fabrication of simple fixtures and prototypes using common hand tools and machine shop tools.
Design for high volume manufacture and manufacturing costs. Cost modeling.
Interaction with customers and internal groups using interpersonal skills, and communication skills.
Use of organizational skills to keep track of multiple projects.
Provide support as requested by manager

Minimum Bachelors Degree in Engineering (preferably BSME or BSEE)
Experience in FEA, the automotive field, engines, or combustion a plus
Program/Project Management

Systems Knowledge
Use QS-9000 Quality System
Use Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP): DFMEA, PFMEA, and PPAP

Personal Attributes
Ability to communicate and influence cross functionally in an international and multicultural environment
Logical/methodical approach with attention to detail
Problem solving aptitude
Ability to respond to and meet critical deadlines
Must be able to work under pressure with a methodical approach
Well organised with a keen eye for detail

Other Requirements
The attitude and will to want to make a difference
Problem solver and innovative thinker
Willing to travel overseas with role

If you would like further information, please contact Samantha at Employment Solutions on 0161 839 5353, or email your upto date CV to samantha@emp-sol.com