Back to Job Search

Exterior Engineer 54989

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £23.06 - 29.83 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 15 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61728

Body Exterior Integration Engineer - 54989

Pay Rate: Up to £23.06/hr LTD rate (inside IR35). AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks – rate will increase to £29.83 /hr LTD.

Division: Product Development

Contract Position based at: Dunton

Position Description:

This position will help develop and deliver an all-new electric Commercial Vehicle to the market. This is an engineering integration role supporting the Exterior product development functional groups including Upper/Under body structures, lighting, closures, and exterior trim. This is a dynamic role requiring a wide range of skills interacting with cross functional teams from Purchasing to Programme management. The position requires a skilled communicator with a well organised approach to planning and execution. Applicants must be a self-starter, highly motivated, able to organise large amounts of information and present in an efficient manner.

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of Engineering and vehicle subsystems, particularly body exterior components and systems.
  • Good IT skills including use of Advanced Excel Modelling, MS-Office, WebEx, SharePoint etc.
  • Good communication / presentation skills.
  • Team player & ability to build relationships across all levels of the organisation.
  • Logical, process oriented, analytical & high attention to detail.

Skills Preferred:

  • Ability to adapt to the use of different software systems to access information for analysis.
  • Proven ability to identify gaps in existing processes and suggest improvements.
  • Ability to explain & present complex processes, issues and concepts.

Experience Required:

  • Delivery of selected technical and business workstreams for Vehicle Hardware Modules.
  • Delivery of Vehicle Hardware Module Integration for Commercial Vehicle programs to deliver required quality, safety, cost, weight, features and attributes to GPDS timing.
  • Leading and managing cost, weight, tooling, BoM and sourcing workstreams to support Vehicle program gateways including target setting and delivery to those targets.
  • Reporting, leading meetings & presenting to Middle/Senior Management.
  • Co-ordination, scheduling and documentation of meeting outcomes.
  • Information cascades too and objective alignment / key priorities monitoring of the wider VHM team.
  • Preparation and presentation engineering status.
  • Proven skills in co-coordinating & aligning global multifunctional teams.

Education Required:

Relevant Engineering Experience required.

Education Preferred:

  • Engineering degree (Mechanical / Automobile).
  • A business qualification would be an advantage.

Additional Information:


For further information, please send your interest and CV 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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.