Lead Engineer
Shorterm
WEST MIDLANDS, GB
7d ago

Lead EngineerPermanent Role Location : West Midlands Salary : Depending on experience, excellent benefits package I am currently recruiting for a number of Lead Engineers on a permanent basis to work for my client based in the West Midlands.

My client is one of the best names in the Automotive industry and they are actively looking for a number of permanent Lead Engineers to support the project team leader to ensure technical deliverables (eg drawing releases) are achieved in support of the customer project deliverables. The Role :

  • Technical lead for an assigned project, including giving overall technical direction to a small team of EDS engineers
  • Ensure that technical direction, and delivered products are compliant with customer (SDS) and internal design standards
  • Responsible for the validation and robustness of the delivered harness designs, including support for DVP reporting
  • Ensure that technical direction is optimised for internal best practice, especially with regards to design for manufacture and quality assurance
  • Support the project team leader in achieving internal KPIs for the project and internal status reporting
  • Co-ordinate support for manufacturing (including direct support at overseas manufacturing sites)
  • Co-ordinate support for JLR vehicle manufacturing during prototype and pre-production build phases (including support at customer build sites)
  • Lead the resolution of JLR issues (AIMS)
  • Lead customer facing technical reviews, including presenting proposals, and negotiating preferred design solutions
  • Support product optimisation activities (TVM, VA / VE) The Candidate :
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK, no sponsorship will be available
  • Demonstrable understanding of technical / engineering documentation (e.g. circuit diagrams and harness drawings.
  • Educated to HND / degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Electrical / Automotive / Mechanical)
  • Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems
  • Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems
  • Experience with Cap-XC would be an advantage.
  • A structured approach to problem solving
  • Ability to organise multiple workstreams and achieve parallel deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to provide technical instruction
  • Excellent negotiation skills, with customer facing experience an advantage
  • Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role
  • Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in design for manufacture’ Benefits :
  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Strong Pension (10% contribution)
  • Life Insurance
  • Benefits (Healthcare / Dental)
  • Team Leader Development available
  • Management Training
  • EDS Degree Course
  • Strong Management Support for Engineers
  • Half day Friday To discuss further please contact our Engineering Specialist Richard Nield on 01332 224550 or email your CV to richard.nield shorterm.co.uk
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