Powertrain Operations Engineer


£25.96 - 25.96 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Mechanical Engineering
Contact: Dave Harris
Phone: 01384 446168
Job Ref: 67339

Job details

Jonathan Lee Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a skilled and collaborative Powertrain Operations Engineer to join our client's inclusive and successful team. This full-time Powertrain Ops Engineer role is based in Coventry and offers a contract rate of £25.96 per hour (Umbrella, Inside IR35). This role requires being on site in Coventry typically 2 to 3 times per week. This contract is initially for 11 months.

As a Powertrain Operations Engineer, you will directly influence the quality of products delivered into customers' hands. You will create and maintain the Bill of Sequence and Bill of Process (BoS/BoP) documents.

In your first few weeks in this Powertrain Operations Engineer role, you can expect to:

  • Create and maintain the Bill of Sequence and Bill of Process (BoS/BoP) documents for commodity, in accordance with Manufacturing Engineering (ME), including for the In-Process Test Provision of technical support to the team in order to meet and exceed output targets, including provision of Plans, Information, Material, Instruction and Parts.
  • Create and maintain Process FMEA analysis and associated control and quality plans for Build; Identify and implement in-process and End of Line (EOL) testing and quality checks to ensure safe delivery of prototypes to the agreed quality on time
  • Draft and validate specifications of machines, test equipment and test tooling to meet engineering requirements for Build, Build In-Process Test and End of Line Test Review Build Facilities (including location) and design floor layout based on facilities and equipment requirements and specifications
  • Review requirements from Powertrain Engineering and Manufacturing teams to develop the most efficient and effective Pilot Line, that would support both types of requirements and be an intelligent compromise between design flexibility and manufacturing validation
  • Raise orders to procure Build and Test capability from Engineering Statement of Work to PO
  • Work with suppliers and ensure safe delivery of orders on time and to the agreed quality

To apply for this Powertrain Operations Engineer role, your soft skills, expertise and experience should include:

  • Business critical project management
  • Working with suppliers Manufacturing Engineering
  • Ability to mentor and train others and prepared to undertake further vocational training and development as identified by Powertrain Test Operations.
  • A safety mindset and willingness to challenge others.
  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
  • An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their workload.
  • An effective team player who supports team members.
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning.
  • A resilient and enthusiastic person who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs while delivering results under pressure.

To apply for this position please send your CV to

Unfortunately we cannot progress candidates who require sponsorship to work in the 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.

In order for your CV to be processed effectively, please ensure your name, email address, phone number and location (post code OR town OR county, as a minimum) are included


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