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Graduate Product Engineer

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Kautex Textron CVS in South Wales is the HQ for Clear Vision Systems (CVS).

We design and manufacture the Wash System for global Automotive brands.

An opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Product Engineer at Kautex Textron CVS LTD for Mechanical and Electrical Graduates who have recently graduated.

At Kautex Textron CVS ltd we design and manufacture the wash system for many lead brands such as Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, Volvo, Mercedes and Toyota.

The role of the Product Engineer is to ultimately lead the technical developments of a program, starting at the quote phase and leading through to production launch.

As a graduate you will work to a graduate plan designed to accelerate your development in order to assume the technical lead role for elements of future projects.

Kautex CVS

Clear Vision Systems provides wash system solutions and sensor cleaning solutions for the automotive industry

Kautex are a growing global company with design and manufacturing sites across the world. This role will support the continued growth plan, with opportunities for international travel and to work on new and exciting projects – such as the development of wash systems to support self-drive vehicles.

The Project Engineer will have direct contact with our customers, liaising with technical counterparts to develop robust & cost-effective solutions. The project engineer will work closely with the Program Manager, Sales Manager and the wider program team to ensure key customer deliverables are met.

The role will also require close communication with the Kautex Innovation team as we continue to develop and introduce new technologies to the market.

Summary of responsibilities are as follows:

  • Work in line with the Graduate plan to ensure development targets are kept on track
  • Support technical deliverables for a project, such as:
    • Technical risk assessments
    • Design reviews
    • Problem solving activities
  • Lead technical tasks where possible
  • Interface with customer engineering to establish design goals and make design recommendations for assigned programs. Establish and document other customer design criteria
  • Lead technical problem-solving activities with support from cross function team.
  • Coordinate distribution, communication and implementation of all engineering changes in accordance with Kautex procedures.

You will ideally possess:

  • Degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Robotics or Mechatronics. (Graduated within the last 18 months)
  • Leadership capabilities to assume future technical leadership role within a project
  • Good methodical problem-solving skills
  • Strong interest in international and domestic travel to support our Global business growth
  • Experience using CAD
  • Self-driven
  • Strong communication skills.

What we can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work within a fast-paced Global Automotive Organisation
  • Comprehensive Onboarding programme
  • Training and Development Plan
  • Global opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Subsidised Canteen facilities
  • 25 days holiday (+ Statutory).

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How to Apply

To apply please send a covering letter and a CV to HengoedHR@Kautex.Textron.com 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £25,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Caerphilly (South Wales)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics

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