Product Engineer

West Midlands Region
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Job Title: Product Engineer

Type of Role: Permanent

Location: East Midlands

Salary: circa GBP30k base depending upon experience

Company: Engine & Vehicle component manufacturer for the automotive sector

Responsibility of the Role:

-Customer liaison regarding product
-Go through all customer standards, specifications and inputs to create internal PDS and inform relevant departments of project/product requirements
-Define required product testing and agree specifications with customers
-Create development and test plans
-Compile all relevant data from departments to formulate customer quotations
-Work with design team to scope out design and create development system
-Organise prototype BOMS and parts required for testing including sourcing components, ordering parts and scheduling builds
-Lead development process including vehicle and rig based testing, instrumentation and data processing
-Writing up of development and testing reports
-Liaison with external FEA, CFD and rig based testing, to ensure all internal and customer requirements are met for sign off
-Set up and commission of internal mechanical and electrical testing at R&D centre (with Advanced department and technicians)
-Managing product attributes throughout the design, development and pre-production process
-Must adhere to the quality policy, environmental policy and the health & safety policy


-Competent communication skills, including presentation and report writing skills essential

-Foundation of basic electrical / electronic skills are desirable
-Basic programming skills in MATLAB / Python / C or similar are desirable
-Signal processing and analysis are desirable
-Electronic circuit design, FEA / simulation skills desirable but not essential are desirable

-Automotive Knowledge essential
-HSE knowledge essential
-Experience in exhaust development is not essential but is a strong advantage

Relevant Requirements:

-References preferred
-Proven experience working with vehicles
-Proven experience with mechanical testing and data logging
-Full clean drivers license


-Degree in engineering and relevant professional qualifications

Please contact Susannah

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