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    1. upendrab

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      Our client is an American-based diversified global manufacturer of a broad range of heavy equipment for a variety of industries, including construction, infrastructure, quarrying, recycling, surface mining, shipping, transportation, refining, utility and maintenance. The company's major business segments include aerial work platforms, construction, cranes, materials processing and mining, and roadbuilding and utility products. Company has more than 15,900 employees and operates 50 manufacturing facilities in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

      Job Description

      To provide leadership & technical knowledge (Mechanical/ Hydraulic/ Structural) on engineering activities/projects assigned to the engineering department.
      Take a leading engineering role within Product Support and New Product Design projects as required
      Provide technical knowledge and understanding to overcome complex structural/ drive-train/ mechanical/ hydraulic issues when developing new vehicle systems/sub-systems
      Create and update component/ sub-system models using 3D CAD (Pro-Engineer Wildfire 5) and generate 2D drawings according to company design standards.
      Understand the purpose, usage and worth of engineering processes and document formats (NPPD, FMEA, FTA, concept sheets, internal design standards, industry design standards).
      Failure investigation of components and sub-systems to root cause and countermeasure development
      FMEA of new machine sub-systems and components.
      Technical liaison with suppliers (both new & existing) and other functions, notably Purchasing, Manufacturing and Aftermarket.
      Design for Procurement, Cost, Manufacture, Compliance and Maintenance.
      Incorporate appropriate company and industry design standards.
      Support Continuous Improvement activities within the Engineering and business unit community.
      Support customer-facing activity as necessary. Lead discussions with suppliers in order to create robust engineering solutions for vehicle systems/ sub-systems.
      Support supervision, coaching and guidance of subordinate Engineers in order to facilitate achievement of their goals according to engineering best practice.
      Sign-off, prepare, and release Engineering Change Orders (ECO) using the in-house ERP system (SAP).

      Desired Skills & Experience-Extensive experience of working in a similar capacity within heavy equipment manufacturing environment.
      -Have a hands-on approach to Engineering Design and Development. candidate should have experience in intregration of hydraulic and mechanical parts/sub-parts/systems and the effect of integration on various sub-systems.
      -Experience in providing direct engineering support to manufacturing units ideally within heavy equipment or similar industry.
      - 3D CAD user, Pro Engineer – Wildfire 5

      Upendra Bisht
      Solutions Driven
      Tel: +44 141 773 2030
      Fax: +44 141 773 2040
      Mob: +44 77 17 205 513
      Email: [email protected]
      Web: www.solutions-driven.com

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