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Jeff Lane

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Jeff specialises in sourcing product engineering professionals for the automotive, motorsport and off highway industries covering design, CAD, development, electrical, electronic, controls, software and project management.

Having studied a B.Eng in Automotive Design, he developed his career in product design, project engineering and engineering design. He now possesses an in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist roles and knowledge of the wider market.

Jeff delivers an exemplary service to both candidates and clients. His consultative and partnership approach allows him to form long-term, productive relationships.

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EDS Team Leader

Team Leader EDS - Gaydon - Permanent - £Competitive DOE & benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for an EDS Team Leader. The successful EDS Team Leader will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. As EDS Team Leader you will report to the Engineering Manager at Gaydon. What you will do As EDS Team Leader; Managing a team of 3D or EDS Engineers to design SDS compliant EDS designs in compliance with best practice and legal requirements Ensure the Design Team work within the SOW Interfacing with the customer to ensure project deliverables are met Presenting monthly project performance to both client & customer Responsible for engineering deliverables in accordance with the Project Timing Plan Interfacing with manufacturing and Customer Manufacturing sites What you will need As EDS Team Leader; Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, in a relevant discipline Management level Customer facing experience Experience in the development of Vehicle EDS Systems Prepared to travel both within the UK and overseas Assertiveness, self-motivation and an organised approach to problem solving Ability to meet deadlines Excellent communication and interpersonal skills What you will get As EDS Team Leader; A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS & Management training, higher qualification support Early finish on Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced EDS Team Leaders should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Lead Engineer

Lead EDS Engineer - Gaydon - Permanent - £Competitive DOE & benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead EDS Design Engineer. The successful Lead EDS Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. What you will do As Lead EDS Engineer; Support the project team leader to ensure technical deliverables are achieved 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 DFM and quality assurance Co-ordinate support for manufacturing Lead customer facing technical reviews, including presenting proposals, and negotiating preferred design solutions What you will need As Lead EDS Engineer; Demonstrable understanding of technical / engineering documentation (e.g. circuit diagrams and harness drawings. Educated to HND/degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems Ability to organise multiple workstreams and achieve parallel deliverables Excellent communication & negotiation skills Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in 'design for manufacture' Prepared to travel to Customer and Supplier sites worldwide What you will get As Lead EDS Engineer; A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS & Management training, higher qualification support Career progression Early finish on Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Lead EDS Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

3D Engineer

EDS Design Engineer - Gaydon - Permanent - £Competitive DOE & benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for an EDS Design Engineer. The successful EDS Design Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. As EDS Design Engineer you would report to the Project Team Lead at Gaydon. What you will do As EDS Design Engineer; To liaise with System Owners progressing information relevant to 3D models Hands on creation of 3D models to produce harness drawings to customer standards To attend packaging meetings, presenting and justifying preferred solutions Deliver 3D models to project timing To jointly own specific harnesses, in conjunction with Manufacturing and Harness Engineers Support initial product builds at the Customer and manufacturing sites What you will need As EDS Design Engineer; Educated to HND/degree level, or equivalent, in Engineering discipline Experienced in 3D CAD modelling using Catia V5/V6 with the ability to generate 3D designs suitable for manufacture and installation Ability to read/use/create engineering specifications & drawings Certified to use/knowledge of Electrical Work Bench What you will get As EDS Design Engineer; A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS & Management training Career progression (Lead Engineer development) Early finish on Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced EDS Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

DVP Engineer

EDS DVP Engineer - Gaydon - Permanent - £Competitive DOE & benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for an EDS DVP Engineer. The successful EDS DVP Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. As EDS DVP Engineer you would report to the Engineering Manager at Gaydon and be responsible for assisting in the design, verification, planning and monitoring of design verification activities. What you will do As EDS DVP Engineer; To produce and maintain DVP plans for the project to enable APQP reports based on DVP status To implement procedures and monitor design teams DVP activities To carry out verification of designs. To develop an understanding of reliable and robust techniques and apply to the relevant programme Liaising with the customer to understand their needs and ensuring all requirements are met. What you will need As EDS DVP Engineer; Educated to HND/degree level, or equivalent, in Engineering discipline Experienced in harness design/installation Excellent communication skills Prepared to travel both within the UK and overseas What you will get As EDS DVP Engineer; A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS & Management training Career progression Early finish on Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced EDS DVP Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

D&D EDS Technical Specialist

EDS Technical Specialist - Gaydon - Permanent - £Competitive DOE & benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious EDS Technical Specialist. The successful EDS Technical Specialist will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. As EDS Technical Specialist you would report to the Engineering Manager at Gaydon. What you will do As an EDS Technical Specialist you will; Support introduction of new technology into Customer projects, in line with Customer requirements Support core D&D teams working on Electro mobility, Autonomous Driving and Advanced Material Body Structure projects Support development of new Customer projects at an Architecture level, including developing networks, power distribution and grounding strategy Support technical issues resolution on warranty, prototype builds, TVM and SDS Ensuring all new technology / initiatives comply with customer and legislative requirements Support regular customer and technical reviews Ensuring that all new technologies / architectures meet requirements Support the development of process and toolsets to support the EDS integration process What you will need As EDS Technical Specialist Educated to HND/degree level, or equivalent, in Electrical/Electronic Engineering Proven track record in a technical engineering role within a Customer facing environment High level of technical capability in the areas of Electro mobility and advanced technology Knowledge of vehicle electrical/electronic systems including networks, power distribution and grounding strategy Have a sound understanding of harness manufacture. Excellent technical communication skills including report writing Prepared to travel overseas What you will get As EDS Technical Specialist A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS & Management training Career progression Early finish on Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced EDS Technical Specialists should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

EDS Complexity Engineer

EDS Complexity Engineer - Coventry - Permanent - £Competitive DOE & benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious EDS Complexity Engineer. The successful EDS Complexity Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. As EDS Complexity Engineer you would report to the Engineering Manager at Gaydon. What you will do As an EDS Complexity Engineer you will; Raise concerns & Alerts Raise Supplier Support Plans Work according to Drawing Release Plan. Chase drawings to meet A/R Date Update Part number tracker Generate complexity chart. Check associated fixings are loaded in WERS & parts are structured correctly in WERS. Complete ECR attachment to update options on harnesses Determine complexity requirements from features list/OXO Assign harnesses to cost models BOM Validation What you will need As an EDS Complexity Engineer Educated to HND/degree level, or equivalent, in an Engineering discipline Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems and circuits Knowledge of CAP-H/Vesys advantageous but not essential (role dependant) Demonstrable understanding electrical principles Experience of working in an OEM environment advantageous Have a sound understanding of the harness manufacturing processes What you will get As an EDS Complexity Engineer A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS Career progression Early finish on Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced EDS Complexity Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Circuit Engineer

EDS Circuit Engineer - Gaydon - Permanent - £Competitive DOE & benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious EDS Circuit Engineer. The successful EDS Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. What you will do As an EDS Circuit Engineer you will; Generate circuit system diagrams from device transmittals Review system circuit diagrams Obtain load current data on the relevant networks within the circuit diagrams Calculate wire sizes, voltage drops and fuse blow times on the relevant circuits. Generate power and ground circuit diagrams from the circuit information provided. Assist EDS engineers in the design of the harnesses. Ensure that designs meet design rules as determined by the specification What you will need As an EDS Circuit Engineer Qualified to HNC electrical/electronics or equivalent Ability to use VeSys Capital Logic Circuit Design Software Able to use circuit tools Knowledge of automotive systems practices Knowledge of harness design practices. Knowledge of automotive terminology What you will get As an EDS Circuit Engineer A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS Early finish on Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced EDS Circuit Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

EDS Engineer

EDS Engineer - Coventry - Permanent - £Competitive DOE & benefits This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious EDS Engineer. The successful EDS Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation. As EDS Engineer in this varied role responsibilities will include EDS design and drawing creation, technical problem solving and change tracking as well as customer facing activities including launch and build support. What you will do As an EDS Engineer you will; Responsibility for developing the engineering design of the EDS from project start to vehicle launch/SOP Responsibility for the design of wiring harnesses, including the co-ordination of mechanical and electrical design Supporting the development and integration of associated components into the harness Responsibility for design validation against Leoni and customer specifications. Responsible for the release of harness designs to agreed project timing Support manufacturing during prototype and pre-production build phases What you will need As an EDS Engineer Understanding of automotive electrical systems Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in 'design for manufacture' CAD tool understanding - Vesys / CATIA V5/V6, (Experience with Mentor Graphics would be beneficial) What you will get As an EDS Engineer A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Professional development in EDS Early finish on Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced EDS Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Commercial Manager Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)

Commercial Manager - Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) - Coventry - Competitive up to £70k DOE I am seeking a Commercial Manager; Connected & Autonomous Vehicles for a world-leader in advanced engineering, research and product testing. The purpose of the Commercial Manager CAVs role is to support revenue growth, grow the opportunity pipeline, deliver the order intake target, and lead the bid writing activities. This technical sales role will be responsible for commercial opportunities in both on and off-highway CAV technology opportunities and managing a team of two business development direct reports also focused on CAV and CAV technologies sales. What You Will Do: As Commercial Manager CAVs; Lead the sales process in the pursuit of targeted business opportunities focused on commercial consultancy opportunities for CAV technologies. Manage a team of two (2) business development direct reports focused on CAV and CAV technologies sales. Deliver order intake to agreed profit margin to grow the CAV business. Authoring compelling bids and pitching to clients with a high success rate. Lead the negotiation on CAV opportunities, develop the sales strategy and manage its implantation. Lead client engagement and opportunity development. Work closely with target OEMs, Tier 1s to deliver commercial CAV contracts. Develop and deliver winning proposals based on indicative RfQ What You Will Need: As Commercial Manager CAVs; A relevant engineering or science degree Over 5 years' experience of developing technical proposals and a proven track record of winning technology related contracts. Must be familiar with working with the automotive sector and related supply chains included communications and controls. What You Will Get: As Commercial Manager CAVs; Employment with this centre of excellence in vehicle engineering, design, test and development Competitive salary up to £70k DOE & car & benefits Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Commercial Managers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Principal Transmission & Driveline Engineer

Principal Transmission & Driveline Engineer - Banbury - Permanent - £45-£60k + Benefits I am seeking a Transmission & Driveline Engineer to join a world leading motorsport and advanced technology business. With a foundation in motorsport this client also supports businesses in the automotive, aerospace, marine and energy generation sectors creating innovative engineering solutions The Principal Transmission & Driveline Engineer will assist the design and development of advanced drivelines and mechanical systems from concept to production, working on an array of automotive, motorsport and marine projects. Projects are likely to be vehicle or mechatronics related, however the variety of work means that you could be working on a mechanical system which requires technical solutions What you will do As Principal Transmission & Driveline Engineer; To technically lead Design and project activities within the Mechanical systems department supporting the Engineering function in an exciting and growing working environment Technical responsibility for Design within the Mechanical Systems department Ensure CAE techniques are planned and deployed appropriately to support projects Technical liaison with customers, suppliers and manufacturing Lead projects; managing the team, budget, and timing, ensure project deliverables are achieved as planned What you will need As Principal Transmission & Driveline Engineer; A degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering Several years design experience within transmission, driveline, and/or hybrid systems Experience with, and/or an understanding of utilising Analysis techniques would be an advantage Demonstrable ability in conceptual design particularly mechanisms Robust understanding of Mechanical engineering principles, and application through use of design calculations Proficient in key CAD packages, CATIA V5 preferred Ability to coach and supervise junior and senior engineers and to delegate as appropriate What you will get As Principal Transmission & Driveline Engineer; Experience of working on a range of innovative motorsport and automotive projects A competitive salary and benefits Excellent career development Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Transmission & Driveline Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Banbury, Oxfordshire

Wiring Harness Designer

EDS Engineer - Coventry - Contract - £35/hr-£37/hr DOE An exciting opportunity for an EDS Engineer join a highly innovative engineering team who are leaders and experts in their field. You will be working on a project which is at an early concept stage and will have the opportunity to influence and see the programme through to production. What you will do As an EDS Engineer you will; Maintain the 2D print of the harness. Create wiring harness design Own technical design of the wire harness to comply with specifications. Work with design engineers, & cross functional teams to ensure project is delivered on time. Support development of new EDS systems and processes What you will need As an EDS Engineer Understanding of automotive electrical systems Full understanding of either Vesys, Zuken or Arcadia 3 year's minimum automotive experience Understanding of the harness manufacturing processes What you will get As an EDS Engineer A very competitive rate £35-37 per/hour The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects Applications Suitably qualified and experienced EDS Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Principal Engineer Connected & Autonomous Vehicles

Principal Engineer - Connected & Autonomous Vehicles CAVs - Coventry - £45k - £65k DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on highly innovative programmes? The chance to work with leading OEM's and Tier1s in the field of connected & autonomous vehicles (CAVs). This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to join a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. An opportunity to challenge their skills, take technical responsibility for the delivery of projects on connected and autonomous vehicles, delivering highly innovative research and valuable outcomes to our client's industrial partners What you will do As Principal Engineer Intelligent Vehicles CAVs; To provide broad ranging Technical Leadership for the successful and timely delivery of outputs from the Intelligent Vehicles project and other related projects in the field of CAVs. To represent our client as a recognised and credible expert in CAVs. To identify the challenges and needs faced by the industry. To establish collaborative research activities with partner organisations. To broaden the CAV research network by actively seeking new industrial and academic partners. To be responsible for the activities occurring in the project workshops. What you will need As Principal Engineer Intelligent Vehicles CAVs; Degree in relative Engineering subject Significant industrial experience in the delivery of automotive development projects The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and researchers Extensive knowledge of technology relevant to CAVs Ability to identify key areas of innovation and research Ability to influence and negotiate in a confident and professional manner Able to work independently as well as part of a team, managing workloads of self and the team you are line managing What you will get As Principal Engineer Intelligent Vehicles CAVs; Experience of working on a variety connected & autonomous vehicles with a range of OEMs Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Engineers - Intelligent Vehicles should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Principal Engineer in Connected & Autonomous Vehicles

Principal Engineer - Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) - Coventry - Competitive upto £55k DOE I am seeking a Principal Engineer; Connected & Autonomous Vehicles for a world-leader in advanced engineering, research and product testing. The Principal Engineer CAVs will develop innovative, world leading solutions to meet current and future challenges for connected & autonomous vehicles. What You Will Do: As Principal Engineer CAVs, you will; Deliver high quality engineering and consultancy to support customer requirements aligned to CAV technologies Support establishing our client as the engineering consultancy and test engineering partner of choice for the CAV industry. Technically deliver innovative, world leading solutions to support current and future client CAV development Liaise with the technical community for CAV in the UK, Europe, and target territories. Support the development and delivery of the CAV strategy Work with multi-disciplinary teams to develop exploitable technologies in the area of CAV products and services. What You Will Need: As Principal Engineer CAVs; A relevant engineering or science degree Typically, 3 to 5 years' experience working with CAV related technologies. Working with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver complex technical solutions. Proven track record in leading technical teams What You Will Get: As Principal Engineer CAVs; Employment with this centre of excellence in vehicle engineering, design, test and development Competitive salary & benefits Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Wireless Communications Test Engineer

?Wireless Communications Test Engineer - Vehicle Resilience - Coventry- Competitive £ DOE I am seeking a Wireless Communications Test Engineer for a world-leader in advanced engineering, research and product testing. The Wireless Communications Engineer will form part of a new team whose roles will include supporting the development of connectivity & reception performance measures for Broadcast, Cellular, WiFi & V2X services. Further focus will include supporting Cybersecurity and Functional safety specialists. What You Will Do: As Wireless Communications Test Engineer, you will; Support cellular and WiFi Over The Air (OTA) test development and broadcast reception test development Support research new technology standards and test parameters / equipment Support the generation and validation of new capabilities Support the optimisation of new technology services through structured continuous improvement Assist in the development and optimisation of engineering processes and policies Assist specialists in delivering programmes, providing technical support to cross-discipline teams What You Will Need: As Wireless Communications Test Engineer; Demonstrate technical expertise, with emphasis on the development and delivery of OTA and other connectivity testing. Proven ability to develop new test methods. Demonstrate commercial awareness, tasking and accountability, service quality, and timely delivery Demonstrate an excellent understanding of the principles behind communications performance testing which must include a minimum of cellular and WiFi Demonstrate technical delivery to include test plans, control plans, similar customer documentation Proficient computer skills, especially coding own penetration tools What You Will Get: As Wireless Communications Test Engineer; Employment with this centre of excellence in vehicle engineering, design, test and development Competitive salary & benefits Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Wireless Communications Test Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Thermal Engineer - 1D Analyst

Thermal Engineer - 1D Analyst - Electric Vehicle - South - £DOE Your automotive job - does it allow you to do the undo-able? To achieve the unachievable? Or to engineer the impossible? Do you go home with a sense of pride, having designed or developed something truly innovative? Do you get a sense of worth from your job that money just cannot buy? Are your big ideas constrained by narrow thinking? Perhaps it's time to think differently. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for automotive engineers. We are seeking visionary design and development engineers who possess the drive and desire to do things, differently. If this is you, perhaps it is finally time to think the unthinkable and move to a new automotive role…only better. What you will do As Thermal Engineer 1D Analyst; Support design and development with 1D CFD analyses and testing of thermo dynamic phenomena. Provide design advice and guidance to Design Managers and Engineers Generate innovative concepts for new technologies using analytical techniques. Conduct detailed testing and theoretical analysis of concepts to increase understanding and insight within the team. Develop test methodology and procedures with support of test team using current facilities and help to define and specify further equipment requirements. Generation of proposals and reports What you will need As Thermal Engineer 1D Analyst; Proven experience of modelling thermal system interactions using simulation packages (ideally 1D) Ability to work within a cross-functional team and take a guiding role relating to thermal solutions development and problem solving to ensure delivery of robust production capable solutions. Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriate, concise and accurate fashion Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams Self-starter - ability to work independently, excellent team-working skills What you will get As Thermal Engineer 1D Analyst; Experience of working on a project from concept stage. An excellent salary & benefits package Excellent professional development & career progression Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Thermal Analyst Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Wiltshire, England

Aerodynamics Surface Design Engineer

Aerodynamic Surface Designer '" Contract '" Electric Vehicle '" South '" £30-£45/hr DOE This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for automotive engineers. We are seeking visionary design and development engineers who possess the drive and desire to do things, differently. If this is you, perhaps it is finally time to think the unthinkable and move to a new automotive role, only better. What you will do As Aerodynamic Surface Designer; Support the aerodynamics team by producing high quality surfaces in 3D CAD for use in CFD and aerodynamic testing. Update CFD model geometry during product development. Design of aerodynamic concept components for prototype models and manufacture and wind tunnel testing. Work with Aerodynamicists and Design Engineers to ensure surfaces meet function and manufacturability constraints. Liaise with the aerodynamics simulation and test team to plan and perform aerodynamic experimental validations. What you will need As Aerodynamic Surface Designer; A degree/HND in Engineering or equivalent. Strong experience in freeform surfacing and solid modelling part design (NX and ANSYS preferred but flexible for other software) Excellent creative skills, from visualising geometry, to generating complex surfaces with master sections. Experience of developing models for wind tunnel testing. Ability to produce parametric surface models for use in CFD optimisation. Effective communication skills, able to work effectively within a multi-disciplined team. What you will get As Aerodynamic Surface Designer; Experience of working on a project from concept stage. A very competitive hourly rate of between £30-£45/hr DOE Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Aerodynamic Surface Designers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Contract / Wiltshire, England

Project Manager

Project Manager - Gainsborough - Permanent £Competitive-DOE - Permanent This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Project Manager to join a privately-owned company who specialise in the development and manufacture of exhaust and after treatment systems for heavy duty diesel engines. The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of projects from conception through to completion using a gated process to manage deliverables into the organisation. What you will do As Project Manager you will; Manage assigned projects, ensure that project objectives and requirements are well defined Ensure project risks are identified and managed effectively Liaise with the customer as appropriate & develop customer relationships. Responsible for leading and motivating allocated project team members Maintain plans and update on progress on a regular basis Agree technical specifications and time schedules together with line manager Ensure projects meet the customer requirements in terms of technical specification, cost, quality and delivery What you will need As Project Manager; Technical qualification in engineering (ONC/HNC/Degree) Good understanding of project management principles Proven experience of working in and leading cross-functional teams Liaison with customers and suppliers Experience in an automotive environment Responsive nature, persistent, flexible and open minded, good communicator What you will get As Project Manager Competitive salary and benefits package. The opportunity to work on a range of challenging, interesting and fast moving projects for a leading European designer and manufacturer of exhaust after treatment systems. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Project Managers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Mechanical Design Engineer - Chassis Systems

Mechanical Design Engineer - Chassis Systems - Birmingham - Permanent - £30-£45k + Benefits I am seeking a Design/Project Engineer in an exciting opportunity to join a world-class team responsible for delivering complete chassis systems solutions to vehicle manufacturers in the UK and around the world. Our client is one of the world's largest producers of chassis systems, supplying all major vehicle manufacturers. They lead the field in many areas of design and research, and deliver cutting-edge technologies for a range of innovative programmes. Reporting to the Design Team Manager the Design/Project Engineer will have time proven mechanical engineering / design experience with knowledge of research and development designs for automotive components ensuring Customer and Company requirements are achieved. What you will do As Design/Project Engineer; As a member of the Chassis team you will be responsible for CAD models and associated drawings of components and assemblies in adherence with company procedures and standards You will engage with internal and external suppliers to ensure the designs represent best value design solutions whilst ensuring safety and functional requirements are surpassed Work with the customer to define and develop chassis solutions Collaborate closely with the chassis team to support requests and develop engineered solutions Reporting of design projects in a concise and accurate manner, supporting reviews as required What you will need As Design/Project Engineer; Mechanical engineering qualification to HNC/HND/Degree level Apprenticeship or equivalent experience preferred Good level of Catia V5 3D modelling and drawing preparation experience would be an advantage Detailed understanding of automotive chassis components and their functions Detailed understanding of Mechanics, FE analysis and ability to conduct basic stress calculations Good communications skills, both oral and written, and the ability to communicate at all levels What you will get As Design/Project Engineer; Experience of working for a prestigious automotive Tier1 A competitive salary and benefits Career development and progression Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Design/Project Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Wednesbury, West Midlands

Principal Powertrain Design Engineer - HEV

Principal Powertrain Design Engineer - Coventry - £45k - £90k DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Principal Design Engineer - Powertrain; To design and develop powertrain unit from concept. Provide technical leadership in powertrain design. Selection of system components through knowledge of interaction and characteristics. To represent our client as a credible authority on powertrain design with current and future collaborative partners. Ensure design for manufacture to support cost-effective production. To have the vision to be able to propose where enhanced research in system areas could lead to performance gains. What you will need As Principal Design Engineer - Powertrain; Honours Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant Engineering subject. Specialised knowledge of powertrain design, with an appreciation of all components and the interaction between them. Experience of concept engine design Successful track record of strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results. Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross-functional teams and other business functions. Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach in to the product design, allowing new technologies to be implemented. What you will get As Principal Design Engineer - Powertrain; Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Powertrain Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension - EV

Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £45k - £90k DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension; Define the chassis/body strategy and architecture of the product Provide technical leadership of chassis design and development - suspension systems To translate project deliverables into a successful plan of work through the management of the team, to deliver within the project budget and timescale. Ensure design for manufacture to support cost effective production Works seamlessly across the teams to ensure a collaborative approach is applied to the delivery of the project(s) Take the lead in design reviews with management and executive team as required Ensure that safety and approvals product consideration are embedded in the product design What you will need As Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension; Degree or equivalent in relative engineering subject Detailed knowledge and understanding of the requirement for the development of chassis structures, suspension systems and components Successful track record of robust delivery of chassis assemblies Strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results Able to operate at a strategic level whilst able to resolve more detailed / technical issues as required Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach in to the body/chassis product design Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, managing own workload and that of the team What you will get As Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension; Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Suspension Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Lead Engineer Aerodynamics

Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics - Permanent - Warwick - £Salary DOE This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Aerodynamic Engineer to join a small but complete vehicle manufacturer within the aerodynamics team. The Lead Engineer, Aerodynamics will provide technical leadership and oversee the application of simulation and development tools to define aerodynamic targets, to evaluate the aerodynamic performance of vehicle concepts and to identify design solutions. What You Will Do: As Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics Management and development of client's aerodynamics capability Leadership and coordination of aerodynamics team activities Develop and implement strategy for delivery of aerodynamics within client Leadership of vehicle programme aerodynamics attribute delivery Lead and undertake continuous improvements for vehicle aerodynamics simulation, test and development Provide input to aerodynamics team through knowledge share, process and capability development and training. Support and liaise with customers and suppliers as applicable to project requirements What You Will Need: As Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics *Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree qualification *Proven industry experience within automotive aerodynamics *Utilisation & application of CFD software (Ideally OpenFOAM/Fluent) *Experience in interpretation of simulation/test/development *Experience of leading project activities & ability to manage multiple tasks What You Will Get: As Lead Engineer - Aerodynamics *An excellent salary and benefits package at either Principal or Lead Engineer (dependent on experience). *Ongoing training and development. *The chance to work in brand new facilities. *Career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced Aerodynamic Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter TMETC

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Advanced Mechanical Engineer

Advanced Measurement Mechanical Engineer - Powertrain Development - Northampton - Permanent - £Competitive + Benefits I am seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join a prestigious powertrain manufacturer who design, develop and test powertrain units in their facility in Northampton. The position has been created to develop and deploy innovative measurement solutions to benefit the client's performance power unit. As a technical engineering specialist, you will propose and Implement measurement solutions to validate simulation models. As Advanced Mechanical Engineer you will also propose and Implement measurement solutions to understand and analyse power unit failures What you will do As Advanced Mechanical Engineer; Identify innovative measurement solutions that could benefit the PU Design mechanical components to create and implant bespoke systems in the PU Sign off the measurement solutions prior to their deployment outside of the group Produce all relevant documentation to allow deployment within the business (fitting, connecting and logging instructions). Check & Understand demands from Product Engineering or Simulation departments Advise customers on the most suitable solution for an application - Design mechanical components to implement that solution What you will need As Advanced Mechanical Engineer; High grade degree in a relevant engineering subject Excellent understanding of mechanical problems (static and dynamic) Proven track record in industry of designing mechanical components/assemblies using CATIA and simple FEA Excellent knowledge of sensing techniques Good knowledge of Power Unit environment and constraints Curious and tenacious Enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible with positive approach to new problems Disciplined and methodical What you will get As Advanced Mechanical Engineer; Experience of working for a prestigious powertrain manufacturer An excellent salary and benefits Career progression Applications Suitably qualified Mechanical Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Northampton, Northamptonshire

Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration

Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £45k - £70k DOE Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging; To provide broad ranging Technical Leadership for the successful and timely delivery of outputs from the project in the field of vehicle design, build and integration To develop and monitor achievement of overall technical broad targets integrating design, CAE, development, legal and performance criteria. Managing the strip and benchmarking of competitor vehicles & managing, planning and leading subjective and objective vehicle tests Providing practical guidance to design teams, managing procurement and build of prototype vehicles managing development testing of prototype vehicles To ensure DVP testing validates compliance with technical and legal targets What you will need As Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging; Degree or equivalent in an engineering / scientific discipline Significant industrial experience in the delivery of automotive development projects The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of engineers Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross functional teams and other business functions Experience in the build of prototype vehicles from clean concept and/or running mules Experience of creation and maintenance of CAD models of vehicle package zones or systems Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, managing own workload and that of the team What you will get As Principal Engineer Vehicle Packaging Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Vehicle Packaging Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Chief Engineer - Electric Vehicle

Chief Engineer - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £70k - £95k DOE Searching for an automotive product development job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design? This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development. What you will do As Chief Engineer; To define the technical content of the project demonstrators to align with the client's future strategy. To provide overall technical leadership of all individual projects by working pro-actively with the partners and senior management to deliver technical objectives to time and to budget. To liaise with technical management to define / agree technical content required for each project. To ensure rapid resolution of any technical or contractual issues. To provide the Project Steering Group with appropriate information in line with governance requirements and timely reports on the progress of the project. To create an effective Central Project Team in support of the project objectives. To identify and manage issues of confidentiality and Intellectual Property protection as necessary. To line manage the Lead Engineers and any other staff who may be appointed, and to oversee any bought in services. What you will need As Chief Engineer; Educated to degree level or equivalent in a business or technical subject. Extensive demonstrable senior management experience in the automotive industry. Experience and a successful track record of project management over large scale projects. Significant experience in a technical role in automotive development. Strong interpersonal skills together with the ability to persuade and influence. High level of self-motivation with ability to plan and deliver goals to deadlines. Strong leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills. What you will get As Chief Engineer; Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Chief Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands