Product Support Engineer - Engines

£34000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life. Bupa, Sick Pay, 25 Hols
09 Mar 2017
06 Apr 2017
Stuart Graydon
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Support Engineer - Engines

This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to apply their engine engineering experience and knowledge in a dynamic hands-on manufacturing environment, producing a very exciting product. The client supplies all engines for McLaren’s range of sports and super cars from its Shoreham Technical Centre in West Sussex. This engine has won the prestigious ‘Engine of the Year’ award in its class for the past three years. This role is key in supporting the ongoing development of this engine in a production environment.

This is a permanent role offering a salary of £35,000-£40,000 and other benefits to include:

* Pension 7%
* Bupa Scheme
* Life Assurance x 4
* 25 days holiday
* Sick pay

Position overview

The successful candidate will be rewarded with the opportunity to be a key member of a small team with a broad remit to support the engineering of a very high performance gasoline engine family. As a member of our Production Engineering Team you will provide:

* Engineering insight into engine part and build issues as they occur in production, including at end of line test.
* Root cause analysis and resolution of production, client, warranty and supply chain issues using structured problem solving methods.
* Supporting continuous improvement projects and working through to conclusion with a cross-functional team.
* Support of supplier, client and Ricardo driven Engineering changes through the release process.
* Engineering guidance to the rest of the team, including Production, Process Engineering, Plant Quality and Supplier Quality Assurance.

Person Requirement

* Strong communication skills - ability to communicate effectively to a broad audience and feedback investigation results at senior levels both internally and externally.
* Proactive in leading investigations and resolving Engineering issues - confidence in delivering tasks on time and to a high standard.
* Powertrain Engineering knowledge, with breadth favouring depth. High personal standards of engineering integrity and the drive to achieve a robust solution
* Fundamental understanding of 8D, FMEA, DVP, structured change control and quality processes.
* Organised, with an ability to multi-task - able to assess, prioritise and respond with urgency to serious issues and balance longer term tasks.
* Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline (e.g. Mechanical Engineering).

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