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Chief Engineer NVH

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: £Competitive Plus Bonus and Benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Chief Engineer (NVH)

£Highly Competitive Plus Benefits 

Location: Warwick

Chief Engineer, NVH, Management, Engineering, Design, Development, Test, Build, Prototype, CAE, Benchmarking, Methods

Want to work for a forward thinking organisation that provide innovation solutions to some of the automotive industries most challenging technical problems within the development of new EV vehicles and platforms? We are looking for an experienced and innovative Chief Engineer (NVH) who has the ability to take NVH products from initial design concepts through all development and prototype phases and through to effective launch for new EV vehicles and associated attributes.

Reporting to the Head of Engineering Quality, the Chief Engineer (NVH) will lead the NVH function within the business, provide technical direction, manage and coordinate team activities and act as primary contact with all other Chief Engineers, ERC Department Heads and Attribute Manager(s) throughout the delivery of work content.  A hands-on, approach and can-do attitude are essential, as is the ability to communicate effective across internal teams, customers and other office locations globally in a constructive and energetic way, while providing technical expertise within NVH across the full vehicle.

As a Chief Engineer (NVH) your main responsibilities will include;

  • Lead and develop the NVH team to enable delivery of business requirements

  • Define and implement new virtual capabilities for early phase programmes

  • Support the demonstration and implementation of new technologies and methodologies

  • Influence early phase programmes at an architectural design level for NVH

  • Planning, budgeting, and management of NVH work streams

  • Ensure all NVH Team deliverables are defined and delivered

  • Review and develop processes for all NVH deliverables

  • Act as the NVH expert on multiple engineering projects as required

  • Support the implementation of design rules and standards to deliver customer requirements

  • Lead benchmarking activities in support of target setting processes

  • Support the NVH team in data acquisition, analysis and drive appraisal activities

  • Reporting and presentation of NVH results and recommendations

  • Define and implement vehicle, system and component level NVH targets and tests

  • Develop refinement improvement plans for all new products where required

You will bring to the role:                                                             

  • Demonstrates appropriate depth of knowledge within NVH attributes and associated product areas within full vehicle development programs (preferably EV)

  • Effective leadership in managing teams and the delivery of products within a innovation arena

  • Capable of defining, developing and managing a project autonomously with minimal need for support

  • Experience of NVH test, development, test methodology, NVH instrumentation and their applications.

  • Strong problem solving and coordination skills used to deliver critical projects with time and budgetary constraints.

  • Strong communication skills having the ability to build relationships and pull together cross functional teams to ensure effective solutions are provided within all areas of product development

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon.  If you have knowledge leading teams and product development activities with the development of NVH systems across full vehicle programs and are seeking an highly innovative company  that will provide career progress and an opportunity to influence product development and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Chief Engineer (NVH) role, please contact Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or email

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.