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    Discussion in 'UK jobs' started by CareersatHoneywell, Jul 16, 2010.

    1. Project Engineer - Mechanical Design
      Redditch, B98 9ND

      We’re looking for an experienced Project Engineer with strong mechanical design knowledge who can own and drive New Product Introduction (NPI) projects from initial concept stage through to manufacture.

      Honeywell Life Safety (HLS) is a strategic business unit in Automation and Control Solutions (ACS). HLS innovates to protect and save lives worldwide everyday. It is a global leader in many growing industries, including commercial fire systems, smoke and gas detection, personal protective equipment (PPE), and home and hospital patient monitoring. Its quality products, integrated system solutions, and services make life safer, more comfortable, more secure, and more productive in every corner of our world. You can find leading-edge HLS technology in the products, software, and solutions all around you, including at airports, hotels, healthcare institutions, business centers, stadiums, industries, and schools.

      The successful candidate will be working in a busy environment so must be a strong communicator. You will have your own transport and be comfortable with travelling 50% of the time between Redditch and site in Italy.

      As an integral member of the team you will:

      • Project manage and lead all NPI driven projects for mechanical design aspects
      • Represent and report on an ongoing basis all aspects associated to the mechanical inputs.
      • Liaise with all other cross functional project team members ensuring all projects are progressing forwards at the required pace and ultimately a successful conclusion
      • Liaise with and manage external 3rd party resource as required
      • Principally this is the lead role for all NPI projects from a mechanical perspective. It is expected that the engineer will drive the mechanical design inputs through the NPI to a successful conclusion.
      • It is expected that the engineer will draw on Six Sigma tools and philosophies to ensure a robust design methodology is executed for each product development.
      • All new component and assembly design will be the principle charge of the engineer.
      • This will require the engineer to be able to conceptualise ideas and develop them into workable and robust solutions.
      • Appropriate records relating to the design development process of projects are expected. These should highlight reasoning behind design developments. They should also include any relevant information relating to evaluation and resulting decisions.
      • Consideration will be given to issues including design for cost, manufacturability and process, either internally or by third parties. Appropriate material selection, finish and tolerance issues will be the assessed
      • Feedback relating to new component design from prototype and first off production will be used to develop the design to final issue.
      • Liaison with incoming quality will also be required to ensure components are within specification.

      Skills and Experience Required

      • Ideally educated to Degree/HND level or equivalent in an engineering discipline ideally with experience of working in the fire industry or volume manufacturing environment
      • Working experience in a design office and cross functional / cross business project teams
      • Knowledge in the design and development of new products
      • Project Management
      • Competent with the use of Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
      • Competent with and using an ERP system ideally SYSPRO or SAP.
      • Fluent with using PTC Pro Engineer and AutoCAD Computer Aided Design packages
      • Design of medium / high volume assembled electro/mechanical components
      • Experience in the design of small pressings, high volume thermoplastic injection mouldings, electro/mechanical parts
      • Ability to select and integrate proprietary off the shelf components into designs
      • Acoustic Horn Design principles, desirable
      • Strobe and Lens Design principles
      • Change management
      • Six Sigma tools and philosophies
      • Additional European languages an advantage

      Apply now for this role by emailing [email protected]. Alternatively, for more information about Honeywell and other roles available please visit http://www.careersathoneywell.com.

      As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Honeywell is committed to a diverse workforce.

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