Title: Project Engineer
Division: Chassis Engineering
Contract Position based at: Gaydon
Rate: Up to £21.66 per hour
The fixings integrity team are responsible for developing the characteristics of key interfaces, for analysing joints to demonstrate capacity and capability, to act as key fact and knowledge holders within chassis and to develop our tools, techniques, requirements and standards to keep JLR in an industry leading position for our threaded joint technologies. The position will mainly focus initially on conducting threaded joint analysis using CAE based bolted joint tools eg Boltcalc, hand calculations and excel based spread sheets. The role, depending on the candidate's own abilities, can expand to include method development, issue resolution to name a few.
Engineering Degree Exposure to structural engineering and CAE - @ degree level is acceptable a good level of capability in using MS Excel.
Scripting within excel would be desirable but not essential.
An engineering degree is essential which is biased towards mechanical/aeronautical/automotive. As for experience - ideally someone with at least 1 year experience within an engineering design and development role, or a high performing graduate. The applicant needs experience within the field of bolted joints in preparation for the interview and would direct them to the following web page for an introduction http://www.boltscience.com/pages/info.htm?
The fixings team is a small team, hence there can be pressure to deliver, the candidate must be able to multitask, move from project to project depending on priority requirements and the individual must be someone who can adapt and be flexible. The individual must embrace the customer first experience approach, be willing to move with speed and accuracy and be an effective communicator and team player.
The individual will be given full training, guidance and mentoring if not experienced in the assessment of threaded joints.
Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Fixings Chassis Project Engineer, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.