Lead Engineer, Exterior Trim


Competitive Plus Car Allowance and Benefits


Sector: Automotive
Function: Product Design & Development
Contact: Mark Bignell
Phone: 01384 446167
Job Ref: 66837

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Lead Engineer - Exterior Trim 


Competitive Salary Plus Car Allowance and Benefits 

Are you a Lead Engineer - Exterior Trim exposure having managed the delivery of products and systems for new vehicle development programmes? We are currently supporting a world class automotive OEM in recruiting a Lead Engineer, -Exterior Trim on a full-time basis , seeking someone who can develop a forward thinking team in the development of exterior trim for a suit of new EV vehicles.

As a Lead Engineer - Exterior Trim, you will manage the module team and be responsible for technical delivery to cost, quality, and time.

Being a figurehead within vehicle development within the associated attributes team, you will be expected to:

  • Support the APC, Chief Engineer, BIW & Exterior in all day-to-day activities
  • Mentor other team members as required
  • Lead the module team, ensuring tasks are assigned and deliverables are produced to the required standard and meeting the prescribed timing
  • Conduct performance assessments of team members
  • Generate development plans and training requirements for the team and yourself.

To apply for this Lead Engineer - Exterior Trim role, you will ideally have a formal qualification and associated experience with CAD skills being a distinct advantage. You will also require the following:

  • The ability to create and manipulate geometry for primary communication of concepts and schemes
  • Catia v5/v6 skills, able to demonstrate high technical competence, including the ability to generate 3D geometry and sectional data
  • Experience using TCUA (Team Centre) & PLM preferable
  • Engineering experience in the delivery of designated module systems in the automotive sector or similar industries.

To apply for this full-time Lead Engineer - Exterior Trim job in Coventry, please contact Mark Bignell on 01384 446167 or email 

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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