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Lead Engineer - Electric Drive Units / E-Machines

  • Location: Kenilworth
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

Lead Engineer – Electric Drive Units /  E-Machines – Warwick - £ Highly Competitive DOE

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, testing and introduction of Electric Drive Unit (EDU) Systems in high performance vehciles, delivering on time to cost and quality targets. The Lead Engineer will report into the Transmissions, Driveline & EDU Manager.

As Lead Engineer – EDU/ E-Machines – you will be required to

  • Act as Lead Engineer for Electric Drive Units / E-Machines within a Propulsion Engineering Department.
  • Deliver EDU Systems to quality, cost and time targets.
  • Own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) deliverables
  • Manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones
  • Manage supplier rig and vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off
  • Resolve issues with component engineering and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs and calibrations that meet targets
  • Ensure all appropriate standards are met throughout design maturation
  • Provide input into new feature development.

As Lead Engineer – EDU / E-Machines – you will have

  • Previous experience with EDU system  and eMachine development / integration.
  • Previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills
  • A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
  • A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision
  • Able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment with a range of expectations on what customer-focussed solutions might look like

What you will get:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects.
  • The opportunity to influence some of the most ground-breaking vehicles in the automotive arena today.

Suitably qualified and experienced Lead Engineers – EDU / E-Machines should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146  or by emailing their CV and covering letter 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.