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Door System Lead Engineer - 35316

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £23.00 - £25.45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kerry Duggan

  • Contact email:

    kerry.duggan@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    25

  • Salary low:

    23

  • Job ref:

    BBBH47291

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-06-26

  • Consultant:

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This position presents an exciting opportunity to become part of a unique and evolving department within Body Engineering, developing advanced feature strategies and leading content delivery across many programs.

As a Doors System Lead Engineer your key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead definition and design activities from PS through to Job 1, managing the Module Business Teams and interfacing with engineering, purchase, programme team, marketing and manufacturing functions, plus tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers.
  • Management of and liaise with other adjacent stakeholders and functions, including suppliers, to ensure system compatibility issues are resolved according to cost and time targets.
  • Support system strategy development for components and features.
  • Develop and maintain local processes and metrics.
  • Delivery of the Body Engineering functional scorecard.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Excellent first hand knowledge of component design principles within Side door Systems component Design, including component production techniques such as injection moulding / aluminium extrusion / Zinc Casting / TPE extrusion and mouldings. This will involve working with and across many diverse components such as Dynamic Body/Door Seals, Door Glass Run Seals, Body and Door Mounted finishers / Claddings and/or Glass Lift systems involving Glass and Regulators and/or Door mounted module plates among others.
  • Project Management skills, delivery of project from concept to full production
  • Be capable of engineering complex parts and / or assemblies, with particular consideration of part to part interfaces and relationships, including CAE, DFM and DFA requirements.
  • Able to demonstrate design flair and the ability to be able to engineer a range of solutions to a design problem.
  • Experience of investigative tools and methods to resolve complex system issues
  • An effective communicator and have strong organisational and numerical skills.

Education Required:

Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent.