Project Engineer - Bearings

15 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
The Role:

We are looking for a Project Engineer to work for our client, a global supplier to the automotive industry.


- Provide essential linkage between Research & Development (R&D) and customer interfacing component experts and Sales & Application engineers. Function to support the deployment of current and future technologies, additionally leading R&D projects addressing product market demands.

- Provide reliable product and performance demonstration to the technical community

- Maintain and generate product knowledge and technology trends through presentations, standards, papers and technical reports

- Establish and manage material performance data from internal bespoke rig tests

- Lead and participate in R&D projects on a local and global level according to key demands

- Undertake component benchmarking analysis, including visual assessment and providing direction for metallurgical and dimensional analysis with interpretation of results

- Contribute to the internal Innovation process by generating ideas, writing and presentation of technical papers

- Support technology meetings to define regional and global product demands

What is on offer?

A competitive salary & benefits combined with excellent opportunities for growth and development, tailored specifically for you. This is ensured this through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training program. Our client values outstanding performance. That's why their goal is to work with you so you can achieve success.

The Company:

is an industry leading supplier to the automotive industry, recognised for producing products and parts that focus on addressing all the crucial issues relating to powertrain and air conditioning technology - both for drives with combustion engines and for e-mobility. A global brand that offering flexibility and development opportunities to all employees, helping them to take their ideas from inception through to production.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

- Degree in Automotive Engineering or similar (essential)

- Strong knowledge of internal combustion engines (essential)

- Strong interpersonal skills, team player and ability to communicate with all levels and disciplines (essential)

- Knowledge of materials and metallurgical inspection techniques (desirable)

- Good organisational skills and knowledge of project management (desirable)

- Understanding of tribology (desirable)

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Confidence to communicate and present effectively at all levels

- Must be self-motivated with drive to complete tasks in a timely manner

- Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and low tolerance of errors

About Fircroft:

Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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