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Chief Design Engineer Powertrain

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Jeff Lane
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384446108
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: October 2022
  • Expiry Date: 19 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 62245

Chief Engineer



I am seeking a Chief Design Engineer for an established automotive engineering company to lead new product development.

They are part of a growing successful business operating in the supply of automotive components for a range of commercial engines both ICE and Electric. They provide design and development services for other sister companies within the engine products division being a global supplier/market leader in their field

The Chief Design Engineer will take on the position as the Chief of design on new product development to support customer engineering programs.

What You Will Do:

As Chief Engineer Powertrain;

  • Lead on a range of electrification projects, presenting design concepts to clients

  • 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

What You Will Need:

As Chief Engineer Powertrain

  • Degree qualified Engineer with proven 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

  • Employment with an established engineering company being market leaders in their field

  • A very competitive salary & benefits

  • Work on a range of innovative electrification projects,


Suitably qualified and experienced Powertrain Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to

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.