Matchtech

Lead Restraints Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Warwick
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Ref
EMP383908
Contact
Abbie Awdas
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Key Responsibilities & Tasks

* Responsible for restraint systems (e.g. airbags, seatbelts) development on new vehicles •Define component level targets (from legal requirements, OEM (SDS), SAE, industry standard practice •Own the Final Engineering Signoff (FESO) documents •Take ownership for the development and change management activities •Lead the management of external suppliers to deliver all program targets. •Control the component DVP and supplier D&D tests for restraints components •Ensure failure avoidance tools and processes (DFMEA/FMA) are applied to restraint components •Ensure engineering releases are completed to highest quality and on time •Ensure program delivers to cost targets •Ensure restraint related concerns are resolved to the highest quality and on time •Lead engineering decision making towards issue resolution



Qualifications & Experience

* Good understanding and experience in Vehicle Safety Restraint Systems •Good Engineering degree (i.e. MEng/BEng) (or equivalent) •Automotive industry experience •Clear knowledge of fundamental engineering theory •Able to manage suppliers to deliver to all program targets •Able to plan and execute project work for achievement of sub system team targets •CAD (NX) knowledge would be an advantage •Must be able to learn quickly and integrate into a successful and dynamic team •Offer strong character attributes as well as necessary knowledge and experience •Excellent organisational skills •Self-starting and self-motivated •Driving licence, Medical clearance to drive company vehicles

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