External Collaborations Engineer - 54286

External Collaborations Engineer - 54286

Basildon, Essex (Flex working)

Rate - £20.73 per hour - Inside IR35

AWR rate increase applies after 12 weeks - Rate will increase to £26.82 per hour



Position Description:

External Collaborations Engineer

Work within the team to identify and execute collaborations and co-operations on manufacturing engineering projects within a global automotive business.

Skills Required:

  • Identifying external opportunities for funding and collaborations
  • Building funding applications and cultivating external relationships
  • Managing funded projects in terms of timing, risk, budget, issue resolution etc
  • Delivering engineering work packages as part of funded projects
  • Managing teams comprising of multiple organisations
  • Support manufacturing opportunities beyond powertrain to maximise the value from our UK operations
  1. A working knowledge of the UK funding landscape
  2. An understanding of the automotive industry
  3. Engineering skills could be valuable

Experience Required:

  • Writing business plans and bids for projects
  • Delivery and management of technical projects

Experience Preferred:

  • Production technology for electrification of vehicles Industry 4.0 applications
  • Digital Manufacturing engineering/ process simulation

Education Required:

  • BEng

Education Preferred:

  • Formal project management qualifications

Additional Information:


  • This role will be based in Dunton with hybrid working as a possibility
  • Possible travel within the EU

To apply for this position please send your 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.

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