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Principle Engineer - Design Engineering Services

  • Location: Cranfield
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Peter Shacklady
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: 2022-05-26
  • Expiry Date: 25 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 1041299
NRL are on the look out for a Principle Engineer for work within the Automotive Industry on a 12 month contract. This is looking to start ASAP.

Support NLX department responsible for leading, driving and supporting continuous quality enhancements for vehicles to ensure highest possible level of customer satisfaction. The Design Quality Engineer role has huge influence on quality through utilisation of experience and enthusiasm to enable, engage and support quality improvement activity. Role includes global and cross functional communication. Current model - to create and manage plans to assist Design in meeting our warranty, dissatisfaction, durability, breakdown targets, supporting technically to deliver sound solutions. New model - to support new vehicle programmes utilising best practice from previous developments along with ensuring consistent application.

Key role as design quality engineer is maintain quality master list status and proactively progress each concern through:
  • Organising regular reviews, capturing discussion, and issuing clear actions.
  • Adding value to technical reviews by applying design engineering principles to make clear:
  • Concern definition
  • Target performance
  • Investigation method
  • Root cause
  • Analysis market claim data and making a simplified summary to make clear to design team the concern, phenomena, customer and business impact.
  • Prepare and present regular status reports and scorecards
  • Conduct Newness Assessment audit to ensure correct R&D process has been followed.
  • Cross functional communication involving design, test, marketability, market quality and plant departments.
Travel requirements: occasional plant, supplier and dealer visits may be required (expected less than 4 per year)

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