Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer

Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer

  • Location

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

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    Engineering & Manufacturing

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    Paul Terry

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    52 weeks

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We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer to support the validation of new and updated diesel engines for industrial applications. The role is within our global, market leading client's Peterborough Engineering & Technology centre where you will work alongside a range of system and validation specialists, with support and collaboration from engineers across facilities in US, China, India and Japan.

The Mechanical Systems Engineer will:
*Lead the creation of Engine System FMEA's, supporting risk identification, providing technical guidance on system integration and facilitating the creation of system & component validation plans (DVP&R).
*Analysis of in field machine & engine data to develop technical objectives, identify system level risks and test cycles
*Work with component teams, test engineers, and product engineering managers, to drive decision making from engine data reviews and end of test inspections.
*Collaborate with the Design Architect & the Performance Architect in order to investigate system level trade-offs including performance, packaging & durability. They will utilise a combination of engineering hand calculations, simulation results and test data
*Lead the development of and implementation of Systems integration processes.
*Lead machine integration application risk assessments, working collaboratively with internal & 3rd party machine groups
*Liaise with application leads & customers to negotiate in field validation opportunities
*Take results from DVP & translate into product capability statements, application sign-off requirements

The work involves working in a fast-moving development environment with the ability to analyse technical situations and make sound technical recommendations based on this analysis.

Required Skills and Experience:
*A Systems Engineering approach to product development
*Ability to analyse complex data with experience of engines or engine applications
*Demonstrated experience of Engine Design, Development or Simulation
*Demonstrated experience of planning validation and test requirements
*Experience of DFMEA facilitation and creation
*Good communication skills, both written instructions and working as part of a team
*Engineering degree qualified
*Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Desired Skills and Experience:
*Experience of industrial diesel engine applications, construction machinery or generating sets
*Experience of Proactive Reliability, and demonstration of Product Quality
*Proven project management experience related to Diesel Engine development
*6 Sigma Methodology and Continuous Process Improvement
*Experience of Root Cause Analysis, and issue investigation techniques

This is a 12 month+ contract and will start ideally the beginning of March.