Application Engineer

Owen Daniels Consultancy
Dependant on experience
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Purpose

Our client are a tier one global engineering business that manufacture parts for the automotive sector. They are looking to bring on an Application Engineer that can deliver application engineering requirements for customer release.

Application Engineer

Key Responsibilities

·Lead the application engineering tasks for the customer platform. This may involve engineering, launch teams and production locations in company sites and development centres.

·Review customer requirements/specifications and initiate /conduct feasibility studies.

·Create customer programme requirements and the product listing proposal for all global locations.

·Prepare the assembly design package for initial review for all global locations.

·Manage all relevant application engineering tasks / activities in accordance with the customer APQP and company CAPM deliverables (including pre ‘CP’ through stage ‘C’ and inclusive of stage ‘D’) within the framework of the companys programme management sign-off system for global applications.

·Lead the technical response (approval) for the stage ‘D’ change management process.

·Perform the engineering calculations for joint sizing and make proposals on the joint type.

·Validate and approve the product performance at each stage of development in accordance with the customer and company specifications for all global applications.

·Obtain boot development source approval and approve the developed product for local customer release launch. Communicate and coordinate this with other transplant applications.

·Manage and support the creation and update of the assembly DFMEA and PFMEA.

·Communicate and coordinate this with other company locations as appropriate

·Lead internal design reviews and the assembly drawing approval for the local customer release launch. Communicate and coordinate this with other company locations as appropriate.

·Lead prototype and pre-production sample build reviews for customer release launch

·Authorise the release of the pre-production parts list and structures on the business system for customer release launch. Ensure linkages to the appropriate vehicle and powertrain structures in Windchill (PDM system).

·Initiate prototype requests and initial tooling authorisation and release to local & regional product launch centres

·Approve internal test reports, and prepare external test reports for approval.

·Support financial assessments and cost analysis.

·Co-ordinate the PPAP package preparation with product launch operations through the appropriate Product Launch & Programme Managers.

·Support other company activities as required.

·Handle and store data with due regard to confidentiality.

·Support a safe working environment in accordance with Company procedures and current legislation.

·Adopt a total quality philosophy by: seeking opportunities for continuous improvement; eliminating waste; communicating effectively, striving to exceed the internal and external customers’ expectations.

Application Engineer

·Based in Birmingham

·Salary is dependant on experience

·Working days Monday – Friday

·Must be willing to travel from site to site

·Previous experience is a must

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