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Design Engineer - Drivetrain

Job Title: Design Engineer - Drivetrain
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: £25 - £30 per hour + LTD Company
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1805-29_1527087154
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email: ashley.henson@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: May 23, 2018 15:52

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for a Design Engineer - Drivetrain for our client Caterpillar. This is a contract role for an estimated 12 months and will be based in Wolverhampton.


The Drive Train Systems team has engineering responsibility for all small drivetrain components with a focus on transmissions. To support the need to improve our responsiveness to OEM customers, develop robust solutions to current product design issues, and develop drive-train solutions for the future we require an experienced drive train engineer.


Responsibilities:
In this position, you will play a lead role in the design, development, integration and validation of transmission design solutions (new or existing). You will have the opportunity to address known field issues and support technical issues that may impact production line quality and / or velocity.

Reporting directly to the engineering manager you will be required to manage the resolution of multiple issues. Technical design, development and test experience is required, and transmissions and/or drive-train component and system design is strongly preferred alongside some project management experience. The successful candidate will be expected to work within a team of engineers providing technical expertise and some direction. The role will include release and implementation of drawings through the appropriate engineering systems. Pro/Engineer (Creo) experience is required in addition to 5+ years of drive-train or driveline systems (rotating components) design and development experience.


Key Skills:
* Mechanical Engineering Degree or comparable expertise through experience.
* Pro Engineering (Creo) competent.
* Experience of driveline/engine development, design (gears / shafts / castings) integration, test and validation.
* Ability to self-direct but also work effectively in a diverse team environment.
* Ability to manage multiple complex projects.
* Proven mechanical engineering competence, either in the field of root cause analysis or component/system level validation.


Preferred Skills:
* Off-highway machine experience.
* Knowledge of the engineering to release processes.
* Certified 6Sigma Green Belt.
* New product introduction knowledge.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.