Launch Engineer 39623


£32.77 - 32.77 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Project & Programme Management
Contact: Ellie Ebbage
Phone: 01384 446118
Job Ref: 67521

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Launch Engineer - 39623

Rate: £32.77/hr Umbrella – inside IR35

31 week initial contract

Division: Vehicle Engineering

Location: Halewood

Position Description:

DPP (Electrical Engineering) Plant Vehicle Team (PVT) and Launch Engineer.

The Halewood DPP Launch and PVT team are responsible for delivering new models and model year programs on behalf of the DPP engineering department, also delivering the targets set by the business for DPP Quality, contributing to the drive to achieve world class performance levels.

The team operate in an exciting & dynamic environment providing the interface between the core DPP engineering team and manufacturing. There are several roles available within the team aligning to 3 different deliverables: launch, PVT quality and EDS harness. The chosen candidates will be assigned roles within the team depending on their individual strengths and aspirations.

As a Launch Engineer you will be part of the team leading the introduction of electrical systems for new model programs into our Halewood plant, leading investigations into issues identified during the launch process, assisting the engineering teams to develop containments and design solutions, and managing the launch metrics.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Use of problem solving tools and processes.
  • Knowledge and technical understanding of electrical systems (including control module software, diagnostics and electrical wiring harnesses).
  • Use of diagnostic tools to interrogate vehicle electrical systems
  • Previous experience of vehicle launch into production including experience of delivery of problem resolutions in manufacturing or previous experience of plant vehicle quality operations in production
  • Experience of delivery of problem resolutions in manufacturing or previous experience of engineering delivery of electrical systems (including control module software or electrical wiring harnesses).

Experience Preferred:

  • Microsoft package elements PowerPoint & Excel.
  • Ability to deliver presentations to work groups.
  • Knowledge ability to use Data Logging tools (such as Corvus, Snapshot, DLT, CANalyser).
  • Good understanding of field quality data systems & metrics (IQM, AWS, VFDB).
  • Knowledge of CAD systems (such as Digibuck, Teamcentre, 3D Experience).
  • Experience of cross functional co-ordination between engineering, manufacturing, service and quality.
  • Previous experience of vehicle program delivery.
  • Analysis of internal and external quality data, including warranty and road side assist data, to define problem definition statements and develop containment solutions.


  • Degree or higher education equivalent qualification in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or an applicable applied science.
  • Equivalent technical knowledge accrued through previous workplace roles.

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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