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Lead Engineer - Closures and Mechanisms

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: Competitive plus Car Allowance and Benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 23 days ago

Lead Engineer - Closures & Mechanisms


Competitive with Car Allowance and Benefits

We are currently working with a world class specialist vehicle manufacturer who are developing a full range of EV Vehicles in the recruitment of a Lead Engineer – Closures & Mechanisms. The main responsibilities of this role will be to support the advanced product creation team in the integration, design and development of components and systems for next generation vehicles working with all Engineering Departments.

What's in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work on the development of full EV Vehicles, charged with the integration an design of all forms of closures and mechanisms.

  • A competitive salary and benefits, working within the R&D departments of a niche vehicle manufacturer with a heritage in automotive road cars.

As Lead Engineer you will be required to:

  • Design, develop and integrate closures and mechanisms across all areas of the new vehicle program from concept through all engineering and development phases

  • Lead the module team, ensuring tasks are assigned and deliverables produced to require standards and functional requirements

  • Create and manipulate geometry for primary communication of concepts and scheme to cross functional teams and departments during all periods of design and development

  • Lead PMXU generation, DFMEA & DVP creation, design surface (CAS) feasibility checks, engineering hard point development and development of scope of work for key deliverables

  • Lead teams in the delivery of design solutions using effective benchmarking and competitors analysis working with Studio Engineering and relevant design departments

As Lead Engineer you will have:

  • A relevant engineering qualification or experience in a similar role

  • Proven experience in an automotive or motorsport applications as part of an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy being able to use CAD (Catia)

  • Experience in design, developing and integrating closures and mechanisms within new vehicle platforms having the ability to mentor teams while liaising with cross functional teams to successfully delivery projects within time and budgetary constraints

Suitably qualified and experienced Lead Engineer’s – Closures & Mechanisms should apply directly or by contacting Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or via

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.