Systems Engineer (SNAN-C9VKT9)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Systems Engineer (SNAN-C9VKT9)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 01/02/2022
  • Job Description
  • We're now hiring a Systems Engineer at JCB Power Systems.

    As a result of growing demands for our award winning range of combustion engines and a number of exciting engine development programmes, we are seeking a Systems Engineer. If you're looking for an opportunity to develop their career within a fast paced organisation at the cutting edge of engine design and development.

    You'll be responsible for taking new engine systems and components from concept to flawless launch, ensuring a robust system/component sign-off meeting all regulatory, quality, cost and timing requirements. 


    About your role

    • Deliver engine sub-systems/components from concept to delivery – from specification, through analysis, testing and development, to engineering sign-off.
    • Support engine sub-systems through programme launch and in mass production liaising with various operational functions such as manufacturing, assembly, quality, purchase, materials etc.
    • Create system and component specifications and design (cascaded from programme targets) – using/commissioning the relevant analysis tools to support data driven design decisions.
    • Develop system and component FMEAs, and DVPs.
    • Co-ordinate and supervise DVP tests/analyses (analytical, rig, engine and machine)
    • Resolve engineering issues using recognised methodologies
    • Write systems test and development technical reports for own responsible areas
    • Support programme gateways and reviews
    • Support engineering sign-off with robust test and validation data and technical reports
    • Provide clear communication and support to all customers, engineering teams and suppliers:
      • Coordination with other functional areas, such as programme teams, purchasing, quality, other development teams
      • Monitor and report status to relevant parties
      • Highlight issues in a timely and appropriate manner
    • Supplier management:
      • Work in a simultaneous engineering environment to support the development plan, ensuring design for manufacture and assembly.
      • Manage suppliers via the APQP process
      • Work with suppliers to deliver prototypes and PPAP parts to schedule, meeting quality and performance requirements
    • Communicate lessons learned; propose design guide/process updates.

    About you

    In addition to a passion for engineering, a proven track record of delivery, and a desire to be ‘hands-on’ with projects from concept to completion, you'll also:

    • Have a degree in an associated mechanical engineering discipline, with a sound understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles (showing an attention to detail, and being data driven).
    • Demonstrate proficiency in use of commercially available 2D drawing and 3D Modelling package with knowledge of mechanical engineering GD&T and manufacturing processes
    • Have a sound grasp of the engine product development cycle, and expertise in engine system and component specification, design, development and sign-off (using relevant tools)
    • Demonstrate good project and supplier management skills, and  good commercial awareness
    • Be able to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
    • Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels
    • Show flexibility - the role requires travel to customer and supplier sites

    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.

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