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Pilot Operations/Prototype Build Manager

  • Location

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jeff Lane

  • Contact email:

    jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH49428

  • Expiry date:

    07/12/2018


Prototype Build/Pilot Operations Manager - EV - Swindon/Wiltshire - £70k - £90k DOE
A fantastic opportunity to join an established British company working on their innovative EV programme.
Having recently moved to a new purpose-built facility with plans to develop this site further this is a once in a lifetime opportunity for an established Pilot Operations/Prototype Build Manger to join this team and drive the prototype build phase.
The Pilot Operations Manager will be responsible for leading a team to deliver all future pre-production builds.
Initially the role will encompass facilitation of the new purpose-built build facility. The Pilot Operations Manager will have a proven automotive background, with demonstrable pre-production build experience, an excellent working knowledge of automotive prototyping techniques, and hold a broad understanding of industry engineering processes through to production.
What you will do
As Prototype Build/Pilot Operations Manager;

  • Delivery of all Pre-production entities through prototype phases. Including Logistics, Sub-Assembly, Assembly, Commissioning, Shakedown and EOL.
  • Implementation of an agile workforce to deliver all future pre-production build phases
  • Supporting the detailed definition of all equipment required at a pre-production build phase
  • Co-management of facility commissioning.
  • Supporting facility management implementation (maintenance and infrastructure updates)
  • Support major programme reviews
  • Offering Mentorship to the team to enable best practice processes implementation
  • Lead H&S policy within the workshop environment, ensuring maintenance of guidelines



What you will need
As Prototype Build/Pilot Operations Manager;

  • Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information, both in writing and verbally
  • Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams
  • Previous experience in an Operations environment
  • Previous experience in facility commissioning
  • Previous experience interacting with complex supply-chain on tight time scales
  • Previous experience of whole vehicle prototype builds
  • Prince2 Project management training (or similar)
  • Some knowledge of automotive design, vehicle systems and technology and be familiar with key areas of body, chassis, electrical and powertrain



What you will get
As Prototype Build/Pilot Operations Manager;

  • Experience of working on a highly innovative EV project
  • An excellent salary & benefits.
  • Professional development & career progression.


Applications
Suitably qualified and experienced Prototype Build/Pilot Operations Managers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter