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Design Engineer

Country:
Spain
Work Location:
Zumaia
18 Nov 2020
Job Type:
Temporary
About The Opportunity
Based in GKN Driveline Zumaia, as part of the Design team

The role scope will include leading the eMotor design

Experience in designing and a background in electric machines and power electronics will be highly valued.

Good English skills are a must

Key Responsibilities
- Design and layout of Driveline sub-systems and components to establish the initial bill of materials, including the update and maintenance of the Business System, Drawing Product Data Management (PDM) database and Team Data Management (TDM) files.
 
- Create the documentation of the design process, calculation results and insert these documentation in the data management system.
 
- To lead, create, review and manage assembly and component design FMEA’s, support PFMEA’s and identify and specify critical and significant characteristics in agreement with GKN Application and Manufacturing Engineers and Customer.
 
- Specify in detail required drawings, create, manipulate and maintain 3D CAD models and drawings for production level designs, assembly and manufacturing requirements, as well as concept, prototype and general design studies. Understanding and use of the GD&T required.
 
- Optimizing of products, parts and analyzing of reports and documentation.
 
- Set up of calculations on life circle, firmness, abrasion, weight, tolerances, balance point, torsional stiffness, mass inertia, etc.
 
- Applying and considering by creating models and drafts.
 
- Follow all standards (DIN / ISO/ GKN ….) and modeling methodology. Strong emphasis on accuracy and data quality.
 
- Work as part of the Driveline team to carry out activities to reduce internal and external costs e.g. VA/VE and manufacturing process changes.
 
- Support of Manufacturing, Quality and Account on design issues.
 
  ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
 
Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field of study
CAD Tool Experience (Mainly Creo, Catia …etc.)                                                                                                                           
 Know How about manufacturing and application engineering of Driveline components                                                                                                  
 2+ years design experience of driveline mechatronic system components
  
ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES

 Quality thinking

Financial Acumen                                                                                                                                                                                 

 Managing people                                                                                                                                                                                       

Manufacturing Process Knowledge    

 Presentation Skills                                                                        

 Collaboration                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Emerging Technologies                                                                                                                                                                               

Manufacturing Process

Knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                

Patent Preparation and Registration

 Audit Management & Response                                           

 Customer Relationship Management (CRM)                                                           

 Industry Sector/Market Knowledge                                                                                                 

 Leading Change                                                                                                                                  

 Product Safety (Design Specific)                                                                                                                     

 Strategic

Thinking/Planning                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Communication Skills                                                                                                                                                           

 Project Management                                                                                                                                                                           

 
About Us

GKN Automotive is the market leader in conventional, all-wheel and electrified drive systems and solutions.

With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s car manufacturers.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN Automotive. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN Automotive is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, colour, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.