mechanical systems engineer in peterborough

13 February 2019
alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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£ 25 - £ 35 per hour
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peterborough, east of england
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£ 25 - £ 35 per hour
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alexandra robinson, randstad cpe
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job description

A Mechanical Systems Engineer is required on a contract basis to join an industry leading engineering and manufacturing business.

Are you experienced in a Compliance role? Do you have the capabilities to be successful in a fast paced production environment? If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity, then this is the job for you!

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 an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Mechanical/electrical integration



educational requirements

automotive engineering