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Jeff Lane

Principal Consultant
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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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Programme Manager EV - Chassis

Programme Manager – Chassis - Electric Vehicle – Coventry – Perm/Contract £60k - £80k 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 Programme Manager - Chassis; To programme manage the delivery of the Special Vehicles Project within the expected timeframe. To assist with the financial management of the programme, monitor budget performance and take pro-active action based on data analysis To establish the programme & project governance to meet the requirement of the stakeholders. To lead the programme via planning, monitoring and controlling activity and actions on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, and being proactive in managing and escalating risks and major issues. To ensure all work packages have detailed plans, descriptions, timing, dependencies and responsibilities. To develop and manage the risk register for the programme that is in line with the stakeholder organisations What you will need As programme Manager -Chassis; 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 within chassis engineering Significant experience of managing substantial R&D projects with a track record of successful delivery Strong interpersonal skills together with the ability to persuade and influence both external partners and internal colleagues. High level of self-motivation with ability to plan and deliver goals to deadlines, managing large budgets within resource constraints at a senior level and under pressure. Strong leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills. What you will get As Programme Manager - Chassis; 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 Programme Managers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter WMG Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

Principal Powertrain Design Engineer - Creo

Principal Powertrain Design Engineer - Coventry – £45k - £80k Perm/Contract 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. 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 Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Lead/Principal Engineer - Vehicle Packaging/Integration

Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration – Electric Vehicle – Coventry – Perm/Contract - £competitive 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 Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; 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 Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; 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 (Catia V5) 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 Lead Engineer Vehicle Packaging/Integration; 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 Lead Vehicle Packaging/Integration Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Coventry

Lead/Principal Chassis Engineer - EV

Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension – Electric Vehicle – Coventry – £ Competitive 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; Define the chassis strategy and architecture of the product Provide technical leadership of chassis design and development, including suspension 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; 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; 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 Chassis Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter WMG Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Coventry

Model maker/Fitter - Aerodynamics

Model Maker - Bedford - Permanent - £25-£32k DOE & benefits I am seeking a Model Maker for an independent research and development organisation who are experienced in providing a range of specialist services to the worldwide aerospace industry including aerodynamic design, CFD, wind tunnel model design and wind tunnel test. The Model Maker will work as part of a determined and professional team, fitting and assembling wind tunnel components on a range of aircraft models which are assembled together and tested within the onsite wind tunnel. What You Will Do: As Model Maker you will; Carry out all aspects of fitting activity; hand working surfaces to remove machine marks, blending component joint lines to remove steps/gaps, fitting precision components and assembling models Monitor the serviceability of Fitting Section machines, equipment and tooling Ensure a safe and timely handover of the work in progress to the incoming shift and Teamleader ensuring that adequate notes and technical advice are available Make recommendations for process improvement in Fitting techniques Undertake additional metal model making as requested What You Will Need: As Model Maker A time served, fully skilled engineer/toolmaker in the role of a metal model maker. Solid understanding (at least foundation level) of other skills such as EDM wiring and plunge, turning, jig boring, grinding and CNC machining Experienced in the effective and efficient bench fitting of components, sub-assemblies and assemblies. Self-motivated and keen to develop engineering skills to full potential What You Will Get: As Model Maker Employment with this centre of excellence in aerospace engineering, design, test and development Competitive salary & benefits & overtime & shift premium Working on many prestigious projects for the world's major civil aircraft and defence system manufacturers Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Model makers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bedford

Wind Tunnel Technician

Wind Tunnel Technician - Bedford - Permanent - £25-£28k DOE & benefits I am seeking a Wind Tunnel Technician for an independent research and development organisation who are experienced in providing a range of specialist services to the worldwide aerospace industry including aerodynamic design, CFD, wind tunnel model design and wind tunnel test. The Wind Tunnel Technician will operate and develop the aerodynamic test facilities working in a team environment. Operation may include equipment calibration, the set-up of specialised measurement/monitoring equipment, model assembly for test, troubleshooting, making and implementing agreed recommendations for improvement and test execution. What You Will Do: As Wind Tunnel Technician you will; Undertaking general departmental duties e.g. record maintenance, model storage, organisation of equipment, rig maintenance, etc Working within a team environment in the preparation and assembly of models and rigs for testing Maintenance, calibration and quality control of specialist rigs, facilities and associated equipment Preparation and installation of specialist optical measurement systems in test facilities Operating the main Transonic Wind Tunnel & complementary test facilities Operation and development of aerodynamic test facilities, rigs and equipment What You Will Need: As Wind Tunnel Technician A minimum HNC in Engineering and ideally some practical experience of wind tunnel or similar testing. Knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition is advantageous Excellent problem-solving skills Willingness to work on a shift pattern if/when required What You Will Get: As Wind Tunnel Technician Employment with this centre of excellence in aerospace engineering, design, test and development Competitive salary & benefits & overtime & shift premium Working on many prestigious projects for the world's major civil aircraft and defence system manufacturers Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Wind Tunnel Technicians should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bedford

Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager - Bedford - Permanent - £45000-£50000 DOE & benefits I am seeking a Senior Project Manager for an independent research and development organisation who are experienced in providing a range of specialist services to the worldwide aerospace industry including aerodynamic design, CFD, wind tunnel model design and wind tunnel test. The Senior Project Manager will lead the successful delivery of projects in close cooperation with the project technical managers What You Will Do: As Senior Project Manager, you will; Take full ownership of the project management assignments from bid to closure Lead the project team to a successful project outcome, ensuring that customer requirements and business' objectives are delivered profitably, on schedule and within budget Act as the prime point of contact with customer representatives for assigned projects, supporting negotiations with customers and supporting business development activities Lead and support the preparation of bids, supported by project and technical managers, including estimating, risk management, planning, proposal preparation and presentation Lead the project change management process Work with project managers and resource managers to communicate and secure project resource requirements effectively Work with project, technical and resource managers to effectively manage risks identified in project delivery including threat mitigation and opportunity exploitation Work closely with financial management and procurement teams to support effective cash flow management What You Will Need: As Senior Project Manager; A relevant engineering or science degree, a project management qualification and experience of project management methodologies and tools The ability to understand technical information in unfamiliar disciplines with guidance from technical experts Excellent spoken and written English Proven experience of project leadership, ensuring that communications with colleagues, customers and suppliers are clear and consistent Ability to understand customer requirements from a statement of work and prepare a product breakdown structure and resource estimate Proven experience preparing a bid pack and supporting documentation including pricing estimate(s) and risk and opportunity register(s) What You Will Get: As Senior Project Manager; Employment with this centre of excellence in aerospace engineering, design, test and development Competitive salary & benefits Working on many prestigious projects for the world's major civil aircraft and defence system manufacturers 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 to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bedford

Vehicle Emissions (PEMS) Technician - Propulsion

Vehicle Emissions (PEMS) Technician - Milton Keynes - Salary dependant on experience - Permanent This is a fabulous opportunity for an ambitious Vehicle Technician, our client is one of Europe's leading independent technology centres for the design, engineering, test and development of automotive and propulsion systems, and a pioneer of low carbon technologies. The Vehicle Emissions Technician will be responsible for all aspects of portable emissions and fuel consumption testing; from vehicle preparation, equipment and installation, through to testing, formulating and validating test results. What you will do As Vehicle Emissions PEMS Technician you will; Preparing vehicles prior to testing and planning for unforeseen issues Performing a variety of tests on tracks, public roads and on chassis dynamometers driving to various cycles Collating test results from various logging equipment and validating approval Developing improved systems of work and installation of equipment to the vehicle Undertake analysis of results, including statements of conformity or opinions and interpretations To report, review and provide authorisation of results What you will need As Vehicle Emissions PEMS Technician you will; Good understanding of basic motor vehicle fundamentals Emissions testing and/or instrumentation experience (desirable) Experience with fault finding techniques (desirable) Electrical/electronic experience (desirable) Fabrication skills (desirable) What you will get As Vehicle Emissions PEMS Technician A very competitive salary & benefits Career progression. The opportunity to work for a leading independent technology centre. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Vehicle Technicians should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Millbrook

Vehicle Emissions Technician

Vehicle Emissions Technician - Milton Keynes - Salary dependant on experience - Permanent This is a fabulous opportunity for an ambitious Vehicle Technician, our client is one of Europe's leading independent technology centres for the design, engineering, test and development of automotive and propulsion systems, and a pioneer of low carbon technologies. The Vehicle Emissions Technician will be responsible for all aspects of vehicle emissions testing from vehicle preparation, equipment installation, testing, formulating and validating test results. The role is based on a 40hr week with early, late and night shifts and the possibility of overtime. What you will do As Vehicle Emissions Technician you will; Prepare a wide variety of vehicles for chassis dynamometer testing Perform installation work to fuel and exhaust systems and other instrumentation/logging equipment Install vehicles onto chassis dynamometer and connect analytical and computer software equipment used for testing Perform the emissions tests and drive the vehicles to the desired drive cycles Collate & validate test results from analytical and logging equipment To report, review and provide authorisation of results What you will need As Vehicle Emissions Technician you will; Good understanding of basic motor vehicle fundamentals Automotive diagnostic or testing experience Dilute emissions systems (CVS)/ Particulate measurement experience (desirable) Instrumentation experience (desirable) Experience with fault finding techniques (desirable) Electrical/electronic experience (desirable) What you will get As Vehicle Emissions Technician A very competitive salary & benefits Overtime Career progression. The opportunity to work for a leading independent technology centre. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Vehicle Technicians should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Milton Keynes

Digital Mock-up Engineer / DMU Engineer - EV

Digital Mock-up Engineer/DMU Engineer - Electric Vehicle - Hullavington Wiltshire - £35-£44k DOE A fantastic opportunity to join an established British company working on their innovative EV programme. Having recently moved to a new purpose-built facility with plans to develop this site further this is an excellent opportunity for a Digital Mock-up DMU Engineer to join this growing team The Digital Mock-up Engineer will ensure geometric compatibility of the product design and provide support to resolve cross-functional issues. This position sits within Vehicle Integration in the Automotive Team. What you will do As Digital Mock-up DMU Engineer; Support planning and delivery of geometric compatibility DMU (Digital Mock Up) checks for each virtual series gateway. This may require working with both in-house and external resources. Drive cross functional issue resolution of geometric compatibility issues identified through regular DMU reviews. Carry out DMU assessments across all areas of the vehicle as required. Interface with Package chunk teams for solution of macro-compatibility issues. Interface with other DPA teams (e.g. Manufacturing, Service, CAE) for resolution of all DPA issues identified affecting geometric compatibility. What you will need As Digital Mock-up DMU Engineer; A degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is preferable (Note: Good relevant experience will be considered in lieu of qualifications); Experience working in a cross-functional geometric integration / Package / DMU role. Automotive experience preferable, but other disciplines will be considered e.g. aerospace, rail; Experience using Siemens (NX) Teamcenter v10 preferable; Experience using CAD visualisation tools essential (e.g. Teamcenter visualisation professional or Vismockup); A good working knowledge of MS Office; Experience of the Virtual Series process and geometric compatibility DPA process is preferable; Good understanding of CAD data development / best practices (structuring, maturity etc) - Automotive experience preferable; What you will get As Digital Mock-up DMU Engineer; Experience of working on a project from concept stage. An excellent salary & benefits package Excellent professional development & career progression Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Digital Mock-up DMU Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Malmesbury

Mechanical Design Engineer - Vehicle Conversions

Mechanical Design Engineer – Permanent – Kettering - £Competitive Salary DOE I am seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer for an established vehicle conversion company. They are market leaders in their field with extensive experience in the design and manufacture of premium quality access equipment. This is a permanent position based in Kettering and is offering a competitive salary What You Will Do: As Mechanical Design Engineer; The Mechanical Design Engineer will work on a range of exciting installation projects ranging on a vast array of vehicles Concept installation work & design studies Design detailing, BOM compilation and drawing release Structural Calculations and FEA Technical Documentation compilation of design adherence to standards and body builder requirements Prototype / Batch production build support Liaise with internal/external customers/departments, as required during projects What You Will Need: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Degree/HNC qualified Engineer (Mechanical/Electrical), ideally having 2+yrs relevant industry experience Experience and proven knowledge of CAD (ideally SolidWorks) Have a high degree of personal accountability with a high attention to detail Be able to work on own their initiative Excellent verbal and written communication skills What You Will Get: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Employment with an established engineering company being market leaders in their field A very competitive salary Tailored professional development Work on a range of innovative projects Early finish on a Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Kettering

FEA Engineer/Consultant

FEA Engineer/Consultant - Permanent - Surrey- £Competitive Salary DOE I am seeking a FEA Engineer to join a software company who are a world-leader in multidiscipline simulation. They provide simulation technology and services to a broad range of manufacturers and research facilities in the aerospace, automotive, general machinery and electromechanical industries among others. This is a permanent position based in Frimley, Surrey and is offering a competitive salary and benefits What You Will Do: As FEA Engineer/Consultant; Advise, support and train customers using nonlinear explicit FEA products Assist Sales in developing, and managing implementation plans for key accounts Deliver application consulting to strategic clients which includes the use of products applied to specific customer analysis problems Provide technical support for FEA software (Dytran, Nastran, Patran, Marc etc.) To create engineering reports What You Will Need: As FEA Engineer/Consultant; Degree qualified Engineer with a minimum of 2years industry experience Experience in nonlinear explicit FEA software tools such as Dytran, Abaqus-Explicit and LSDyna Knowledge of fluid-structure interaction is desirable Teamwork and strong sense of responsibility Time management, communications, decision making, human relations, presentation and organizational skills Positive, constructive and creative attitude What You Will Get: As FEA Engineer/Consultant; Employment with an established Software company being world-leaders in their field A competitive salary & benefits depending on experience Work on a range of projects across multiple industries Applications Suitably qualified and experienced FEA Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Frimley, Surrey

Mechanical Design Engineer - Specialist Vehicles

Mechanical Design Engineer - Permanent - Kettering - £Competitive Salary DOE I am seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer for an established vehicle conversion company. They are market leaders in their field with extensive experience in the design and manufacture of premium quality access equipment. This is a permanent position based in Kettering and is offering a competitive salary What You Will Do: As Mechanical Design Engineer; The Mechanical Design Engineer will work on a range of exciting installation projects ranging on a vast array of vehicles Concept installation work & design studies Design detailing, BOM compilation and drawing release Structural Calculations and FEA Technical Documentation compilation of design adherence to standards and body builder requirements Prototype / Batch production build support Liaise with internal/external customers/departments, as required during projects What You Will Need: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Degree/HNC qualified Engineer (Mechanical/Electrical), ideally having 2+yrs relevant industry experience Experience and proven knowledge of CAD (ideally SolidWorks) Have a high degree of personal accountability with a high attention to detail Be able to work on own their initiative Excellent verbal and written communication skills What You Will Get: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Employment with an established engineering company being market leaders in their field A very competitive salary Tailored professional development Work on a range of innovative projects Early finish on a Friday Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Kettering, Northamptonshire

Vehicle Packaging & Digital Mock-Up Engineer

Senior Package & Digital Mock-Up DMU Engineer - Contract - Norwich - £competitive rate This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineer to join a small OEM who are at the forefront of innovation in automotive technology. This role gives the opportunity to work on class leading prestige sports cars. The Senior Package & DMU Engineer will work within the Vehicle Packaging team on general vehicle packaging activities with respect to positioning of components and creating packaging schemes and layouts. The Senior Package & DMU Engineer will work with guidance from Package Lead and Vehicle Integration Chief Engineer. What You Will Do: As Senior Package & Digital Mock-Up DMU Engineer; Create package concept schemes and layouts as required, these will need to cover legal, ergonomic, in house criteria and general spacial constraints From a DMU perspective - will be expected to highlight, then facilitate the solution of issues so that parts can meet sign off criteria Understand the roles of the Studio engineer and package engineers and work very closely with them Support the design studio and engineering community from sketch phase through clay development to surface release Provide solutions to DMU problems, support engineers/designers who are using CATIA, CAS, clay or Alias What You Will Need: As Senior Package & Digital Mock-Up DMU Engineer Experience of concept and detail design of mechanical and automotive components Experience of aeromodels, mules and seating bucks Experience of full vehicle packaging Must have high level of competency with Catia V5, being able to create and manipulate models Previous experience of CAD data management, team centre Previous experience of full vehicle programmes from concept to production Experience of ergonomic seating bucks in order to set criteria targets What You Will Get: As Senior Package & Digital Mock-Up DMU Engineer A very competitive rate The chance to work on prestige sports cars Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes Suitably qualified and experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Contract / Norwich, Norfolk

Dimensional Variation Analysis DVA Engineer

DVA Engineer - Permanent - Basildon - £Competitive Salary DOE I am seeking a Dimensional Variation Analysis DVA Engineer for a leading global supplier of automotive exterior/interior components and systems, they are a market leader in all of their key product segments. The Dimensional Variation Analysis DVA Engineer will report to the Engineering Manager and be part of a team of engineers & designers supporting new programs & ongoing production This is a permanent position based in Basildon and is offering a competitive salary & benefits. What You Will Do: As Dimensional Variation Analysis DVA Engineer To Work with Product Engineers & Designers to ensure the locator strategy is agreed and translated into the part design Carry out and document DVA analysis & calculations Ensure all gap/flush targets are assessed / concurred backed up with the relevant dimensional studies Lead the mark-up of prints for GD&T annotation. Sign off dimensional elements of drawings prior to release Provide input to DFMEA forum Support gauge design process and cascade Engineering requirements to Gauge Engineer Support nominal buck build review Support change management process What You Will Need: As Dimensional Variation Analysis DVA Engineer Degree qualified Engineer with relevant industry experience Experience of automotive interior commodities, typical primary and secondary processes Application of GD&T to BS8888 standard, Measurement and Gauging, Dimensional Management, and the use of statistics in the control of manufacturing Use of Vis VSA Conversant with automotive quality tools and systems The ability to work as an individual or as part of a team What You Will Get: As Dimensional Variation Analysis DVA Engineer Employment with an established engineering company being market leaders in their field A competitive salary depending on experience Early finish on a Friday Work on a range of innovative projects Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Dimensional Variation Analysis DVA Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Basildon, Essex

Package Zone Lead - Chassis

Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader - Chassis- Contract - Warwick - £competitive rate This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineer to join a small but complete vehicle manufacturer. The Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader will report into the Head of Vehicle Architecture and will be responsible for the creation of world class vehicle layouts in accordance with the dimensional, attribute and cost parameters defined for each programme. What You Will Do: As Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader Definition of the package layout, focus on the chassis & mechanical systems Creation of vehicle concept proposals and vehicle package layouts using chassis knowledge/expertise Creation of component and system layouts to drive the vehicle concept development. Co-ordination and leadership of multiple cross functional teams to drive issue resolution. Support as applicable blue-sky innovation work for technology integration What You Will Need: As Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader Relevant industry experience in automotive design, being a Catia V5 user Proficient experience in whole vehicle layout and definition Expertise in understanding various inputs to define class leading vehicle packages Detailed knowledge in mechanical concept design & integration What You Will Get: As Vehicle Packaging Zone Leader A very competitive rate The chance to work in brand new facilities. Involvement in a range of highly innovative programmes Suitably qualified and experienced Vehicle Packaging Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter TMETC

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Chief Engineer - Mechanical Design - Powertrain

Chief Engineer - Powertrain - Permanent - Birmingham - £Competitive Salary DOE I am seeking a Chief Engineer - Powertrain Design for an established automotive engineering company. They are part of a growing successful business operating in the supply of automotive components for a range of commercial engines. They provide design and development services for other sister companies within the engine products division being a global supplier/market leader in their field This is a permanent position based in Birmingham and is offering a competitive salary What You Will Do: As Chief Engineer - Powertrain Design; To provide leadership to design team on a range of engine ancillaries including oil, water & fuel pumps Work from 1st principals in concept design work utilising proven problem solving skills Work alongside engineering team to ensure design is optimised for manufacture To liaise with design team & cross functional teams to resolve design issues. Work on a range of electrification projects, presenting design concepts to clients What You Will Need: As Chief Engineer - Powertrain Design; Degree qualified Engineer with a minimum of 8 years industry experience Proven ability in one of the leading 3D CAD modelling packages Demonstrable experience in powertrain product development Knowledge/experience in concept design work Good understand of manufacturing processes, DFM Be able to demonstrate strong problem-solving skills Ability to work on a range of projects to tight deadlines What You Will Get: As Chief Engineer - Powertrain Design Employment with an established engineering company being market leaders in their field A very competitive salary Work on a range of innovative projects, EV & HEV Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Chief Engineer - Powertrain Design should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Business Development - Automotive Advanced Engineering

Technical Project Mgr / Business Development Officer -Automotive- Coventry - £30-£40k DOE Our client is a research organisation that specialises in advanced automotive research - specifically weight reduction, autonomous vehicles (CAV), electrification technologies. It performs valuable R&D partnerships for industry OEMs, tier 1 and academic organisations. This role is technical in nature and would suit a qualified engineer with commercial acumen. What you will do: This role reports to the Business Development Manager and is part of a small team. Establish and maintain relationships with current and potential customers. Analyse future project opportunities through networking, events and maintaining/developing relationships. Interpret client needs and work with internal engineers to create scope of work Set up meetings, workshops, networking events to showcase how the centre can assist potential partners Contribute to the content of proposals Manage tenders simultaneously. Responsibility stretches from target identification through to appointment of Project manager What you will need: 2i degree ideally in engineering or an analytic subject Some industry or research experience (ideally automotive) with either lightweight materials, HEV/EV, batteries, autonomous vehicles (CAV). At least being able to demonstrate some knowledge of industry trends in these areas and show capability to learn quickly Excellent inter personal skills - oral and written English, making presentations, MS Office, networking What you will get: Excellent salary and benefits package Ongoing training and development. The chance to work in excellent facilities. Career advancement. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced 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

Mechanical Design Engineer - Driveline Electrification

Mechanical Design Engineer - Driveline Electrification - Lichfield - Permanent - £Competitive Reporting to the Line Manager, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven capability and experience in mechanical design. The work will involve the mechanical design of electromechanical systems such as electric machines, inverters, DCDC converters, etc, along with associated tooling and test equipment. What You Will Do: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Use of 3D CAD to produce models of components, assemblies & layout of 2D drawings Finite-element & CFD analysis & engineering calcs to support design work Support of FMEA activities Creation and management of assembly bills of material; Support of manufacturing & assembly departments; Presentation of design concepts and technical analyses both internally and to external clients; Preparation of test plans & analysis of results; What You Will Need: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Minimum Bachelor level Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering; Excellent 3D modelling & drawing skills, Creo / Pro/E is desirable but not essential; Knowledge of hybrid and electric vehicle systems; A good knowledge of engineering manufacturing standards and processes for both prototypes and low/medium volume production; Strong written & verbal communication skills; High levels of motivation & a flexible approach in terms of working hours; What You Will Get: As Mechanical Design Engineer; Competitive Salary & benefits Work on a range of products for both motorsport & automotive industries

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire
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