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Froude, Inc. USA
41123 Jo Drive, Novi, MI 48375
Froude, Ltd. UK
Blackpole Rd, Worcester WR3 8YB

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This is a successful company with a strong engineering, manufacturing and commercial pedigree.

If you are interested in the exciting fields of automotive, aerospace, marine and industrial power generation, with a worldwide flavor, then Froude could use your skills and provide you with a challenging and exciting work environment. 

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Current Openings in Novi MI USA

Application Engineer
Position: APPLICATION ENGINEER
Location: Novi, Michigan USA

Froude Inc., a manufacturer of highly-engineered engine testing products, is seeking an application engineer with a minimum of 5 years of experience. The successful applicant will possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and aspires to learn, grow and be a positive influence in a small and growing team.

We design, develop and manufacture engine dynamometer products and systems. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney and a variety of other major US and international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom. The position reports to the Director of Customer Service and will be based in our Novi, Michigan location.

The overall purpose of this role is the commissioning of Froude and Go Power dynamometer systems, as well as the service, maintenance, and calibration of products in the field. Overnight travel, including weekends, is expected. Froude’s customers are placed geographically in most parts of the world and therefore the engineer must display a willingness to work anywhere (within any travel allowance agreement in force), given that any particular request is reasonable.

Responsibilities:
• To provide commissioning, testing, training and service support at Froude and Go Power customer sites worldwide
• To maintain good working relations with the Customers’ site personnel and representatives
• Ensure that all Health and Safety Procedures and statutory requirements are complied with in-house and on-site in conjunction with the customer’s own policies
• Proactively managing time and resources between jobs. i.e. maintaining equipment calibration, self-training, site packs, and site reports
• To obtain the customer’s written acceptance of the equipment on completion of commissioning, subject, if necessary, to a formal snagging list, prior to departure from the site
• To ensure that all measurements called for are made with instrumentation maintained within the calibration system and to maintain the department’s calibration system
• To ensure that all products perform in accordance with Froude’s technical specification and where a deviation is noted, to use all correct procedures to remedy such faults.
• To keep records of daily occurrences and compile visit reports on return using the appropriate forms
• In the absence of formal site management, as the Senior Froude representative, to supervise site labor and sub-contractors involved on the contract for which they are responsible
• Technical feedback and input to help provide accurate proposals, resolve site issues, improve product and service documentation
• To create and issue site packs containing relevant site information, risk assessments and method statements
• In-house assistance with customer returns and refurbishments
• To take on as directed, in writing, site management roles
• To safeguard and maintain in good order, all Company equipment and records, including items hired and vehicles allocated to them
• To conduct themselves as befits a representative of the Company and to maintain contact with the department as directed by the Customer Service Director
• To maintain good customer relationships and ensure customer satisfaction at all times
• Revising departmental and on-site procedures to better suit customer requirements
• To assist in the general running of the department and to perform any reasonable duties not covered in the foregoing as may be required by the Company

We are expanding, changing, and becoming a new company. If this sounds exciting and you’re interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to HR@froudedyno.com. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.

Current Openings in Worcester UK

Internal Project Coordinator

Internal Project Coordinator

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, UK

Salary: Competitive (Dependent upon Experience)

• 25 Days Plus Bank Holidays. Bank Holidays • Pension, Company Benefits and 36.75 hour week (Mon-Thurs - 08:00am-16:30pm Fri 0800am-12:45pm).

Contract: Permanent

Job Overview:
Froude Limited, a manufacturer of highly engineered engine testing products, is seeking an Internal Project Coordinator to support our company’s ambitious growth objectives.

We design, develop and manufacture engine dynamometer products and systems. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney and a variety of other major international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan USA and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom.

Our Internal Project Coordinator is responsible for the planning and communication of project status and progress. The Internal Project Coordinator will take responsibility at point of sale and ensure each project is launched with a clear definition of project requirements and reports directly to the Production Manager.

The Role:
•To co-ordinate all communications between the customer, the satellite offices and the Worcester manufacturing facility efficiently. This will involve managing customer relationships during the project, including regular meetings with the allocated customers, both at Worcester and internationally.

•To pro-actively lead and co-ordinate the activity of both internal and external resources in order for contractual obligations to be met satisfactorily. Additionally to continually monitor and be responsible for both actual and estimated project expenditure and where variances exist ensure investigation and identification of remedial measures where necessary.

•To minimise the Company’s exposure to liabilities and maximise any opportunity to improve project margins.
•To drive project kick-off including launch meetings, ensuring key project dates are agreed and communicated through the organization.
•Produce project plans inline with key project dates.
•Provide regular project progress and updates via a weekly report.
•Support with project progress information direct to the sales team
•Arrange shipping of goods to customer sites.
•Obtain shipping quotations and liaise with shipping companies about collections.
•Ensuring compliance with project requirements for shipping and documentation
•Preparation of shipping documentation
•Produce and maintain overall production plans.
•When required arrange project progress meetings.
•Provide shipping dates to the accounts department on a weekly basis.
•Setting up project numbers and inputting project information into sage

•To effectively negotiate and record customer project variations ensuring relevant internal departments are notified in a timely manner.

•To arrange on-time invoicing and expedite payment receipts with accounts, so as to minimise overdue invoices.

•Utilise and update the Company “Visibility” and Access database systems as required during the course of executing the defined responsibilities. Additionally, a master project file should be maintained according to the requirements of the ISO procedure.

•Oversee the compilation of Quality documentation packs for issue to client at project close-out.

Requirements
•Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use own initiative, to work within budgets and to deadlines.
•preferred: Educated to Degree standard
•Be PC literate and familiar with MS Word Excel and Project
•Familiar with commercial and financial information
•Be accurate, methodical and able to maintain a logical file of all relevant information
•Have a good working knowledge of contract terms
•Have a solid understanding of shipping terms and shipping documentation


Personal Attributes
•Integrity
•Inquisitive
•Determined
•Organised
•Good communicator – Written & Verbal
•Thorough
•Self-starter

General Statement
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities and you may be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by changing roles and the overall business objectives of Froude limited

If this sounds exciting and you’re interested in a ground floor opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to UKHR@froudedyno.com with the reference FUK-IPC-001.

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK.



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Froude, Inc. 
41123 Jo Drive, 
Novi, MI 48375 USA
+1 248.579.4295

Froude, Ltd. 
Blackpole Road, Worcester WR3 8YB 
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