Chief EngineerAutomotiveCoventry 45,000 - 60,000 (Based on Experience) We are currently looking for a driven and dynamic Chief Engineer to join a rapidly growing business based in the Coventry area.
The successful Chief Engineer will take full design responsibility for a wide range of bespoke automotive projects. As a business they offer strong career development and are looking to bring someone into their successful team immediately.
Role Our client is looking to add an experienced Chief Engineer to their already successful team. The Chief Engineer will take ownership of a number of high profile automotive Design Projects from cradle to grave.
In this diverse and challenging role you will be responsible for : Management of all design activities from concept through to production validation.
Investigating design factors such as function, materials, performance, interchangeability, cost, operational efficiency.Preparation of Project Engineering data for new product assemblies and components, eg 3D / 2D Drawings, BOM's, Technical Specifications, DFMEA'S,Customer technical liaison on new projects, ensuring that the designs meet the customer's requirements and often exceed their expectations and remain competitive to achieve sales growth and increase market share.
Robust application of DFMEA to ensure the product or system is designed and validated to business and customer requirements.
Supporting the manufacturing process studies, eg Design for Manufacture, PFMEAMentoring a large team of CAD and Design Engineers Person Essential : Qualified to HND / Degree level in an engineering discipline, ideally Mechanical or Product DesignYou must possess a sound knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and product design processes.
Experience in a leadership role and confident in managing a large engineering teamExperience working in a manufacturing environmentExperience of managing Projects from cradle to graveExperience working in a TS16949 accredited Automotive environment or Commercial Vehicle marketsKnowledge of car body structure design is essential Company Our client is a well-established business that are well known within the market and operate internationally.
They offer transparent and accessible career development and are looking to bring an experienced Chief Engineer into their team immediately.26973 / 001 158445254217793