Project Engineer

Battle motors

Battle motors

Battle, UK
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Job Type

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Battle Motors prides itself on delivering efficient, effective solutions for the heavy-duty work truck industry. With the evolution of our new EV (Electric Vehicle) technology, we are growing faster than ever.

At Battle Motors, we believe the most fulfilling place to work is where extraordinary people collaborate to solve difficult problems.

We’re currently searching for a Project Engineer join our team, help us grow and scale and continue our tradition of success. The Project Engineer is in charge of planning and coordinating technical engineering initiatives to make sure they can complete projects within their budget and according to a schedule. Their duties include upholding project standards by researching compliance regulations, developing project implementation plans and adjusting specifications for elements of a project.

This role is very critical to our extreme growth and the ideal candidate will be an experienced business savvy leader, very organized, and familiar with heavy truck parts and service operations and is familiar with the intricacies of a fast-paced environment, have a strong desire for aftermarket parts growth Director and be a great communicator.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate new products (including BEV/electric vehicle chassis and systems) together with Design Engineering leads within quality, time and cost constraints.
  • Deeply engage in the design & development engineering process and will manage projects from concept through to prototype validation and then introduction to production.
  • Partner with cross-functional groups to manage & control system development & create status reports for management.
  • Support project management activities including task, resource planning, scheduling, status tracking and project reporting.
  • Conduct research on compliance requirements and complete validation plans to ensure compliance requirements are met.
  • Consults with engineering leads, assesses internal or external requirements, and studies product characteristics to select validation objectives and standards.
  • Establish performance and quality criteria for project.
  • Review drawings, models and specifications to determine appropriate validation and manufacturing processes and collaborate with Manufacturing Engineering team to move from the Design to Manufacturing stages.
  • Ensures new product/process development to a level of production feasibility within allocated timing, meeting all objectives of the development programming, including investment, production costs, production performance and quality.
  • Create and review Solidworks/CREO CAD models and drawings. Perform mathematical computations to develop, design and create detailed specifications of components.
  • Facilitate NPI (new product introductions) process for product development and identify requirements for new products in the market
  • Work collaboratively with industrial, design and manufacturing engineering teams during the NPI process to ensure the highest quality products are delivered
  • Perform preliminary and advanced work in development of working layouts and final master parts, assembly, and drawings.
  • Analyzes highly complex design problems and formulates engineering conclusions by the application of engineering and / or mathematical principals.
  • Oversees and consults on prototype fabrication processes.
  • Performs project related, technical liaison and representation service with outside customers, suppliers and related divisions/groups.
  • Provides technical support and follow up on design/product/process validation activities.
  • Act as a liaison between Engineering and other departments/personnel.
  • Interact with suppliers, dealers, and customers as required.
  • Support other members of the Engineering department, check design work to verify layout, fit, form, function, materials, specifications, and other details/documents as required.
  • Complete design studies, tolerance stack-ups, layout, drawings, calculations, weight estimates and provide supporting documentation.
  • Other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.
  • Comfortable with complex problem solving and rapidly changing priorities

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field desired. Equivalent education and experience required.
  • Experience in product development in automotive/heavy truck suspension and steering systems required
  • 5+ years of experience working with automotive/truck or heavy equipment design required, Class 7/8 truck chassis highly desired.
  • 2-3 years of team lead or management experience highly desired
  • 3-D CAD proficiency required; SolidWorks experience desired.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, required; experience using ERP and CRM programs desired.
  • Experience with electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems on mobile and on-highway heavy equipment.
  • Experience with EV powertrains highly desired

Preferred experience and skills

  • Strong technical skills and mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to effectively work as part of a team with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to manage several different tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate across the organization and lead presentations.

This position will adhere to the Battle Motors Environmental Health and Safety Program by following all safety rules, procedures, practices, training, and safe use of equipment; this includes use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. This individual will work in a way that stresses the importance of preventing injury, accidents, or illnesses to themselves or co-workers by correcting or reporting unsafe situations, incidents, or occurrences to their supervisor immediately.

Battle Motors is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.