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Exterior Trim Engineer - £NEG

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Exterior Trim Engineer - £NEG

An Exterior Trim Engineer is required with relevant experience in exterior automotive lighting, mirrors and washers for a position based in Bedfordshire

Our client, a global automotive OEM based in Cranfield requires an Engineer - Lamps to take full responsibility for a set of components for quality and cost improvement and programme changes supporting new model and minor change activities. To investigate concerns raised against any of the components, identify countermeasures and deliver into production. To include identifying and progressing opportunities to reduce the cost of components and systems.

  • Achievement of basic design criteria and performance requirements.
  • Incorporation of manufacturing requirements.
  • Achievement of quality targets.
  • Compliance with regulations.
  • On time delivery.
  • Initial layout and design.
  • Design release.
  • Cost management to keep within a defined budget.
  • Technical benchmarking from a cost and mass perspective.
  • Project management.
  • Supplier management.
  • Test reporting and validation.
  • Concern resolution and problem solving

The Exterior Trim Engineer should have the following skills:

  • Extensive relevant experience in automotive engineering.
  • Delivery focused, with demonstrable track record of on-time delivery.
  • Self motivated to deliver excellence and perform beyond targets.
  • Strong communication skills through all mediums, with the ability to organise, chair and document supplier meetings.
  • An understanding and awareness of appropriate escalation.
  • The ability to motivate and focus team members and suppliers to meet all programme deliveries.
  • An ability to deliver under pressure with an appetite for measured success.
  • Must have a flexible approach to working hours, travel requirements and adaptability to changing and multiple priorities.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • NX CAD, or similar, user preferred.
  • Proficient PC skills: Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

Demand for this role will be undoubtedly be high so please apply today. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262 -

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role
To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship