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Remanufacturing Lead Engineer - 37496

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: £30.17 - 30.17 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 16 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 59833

Title: Remanufacturing Lead Engineer (Engines and Engine Ancillaries) - 37496

Division: Sales

Contract Position based at: Whitley

Rate: - Up to £30.17/hour Ltd (£23.27/hr PAYE option)

Position Description:

Remanufacturing Lead Engineer - Engines & Engine Ancillaries

Product & Remanufacturing Programs is an integral part of Revenue and Loyalty, within the Global Customer Service division of  Commercial Organisation. Its primary function is to facilitate the delivery of Product that will contribute to Global Revenue/Profit targets, through understanding market needs/problems and delivering programs to help Regions, NSCs and Importers to generate increasing levels of Revenue, Profit and Retention.

This role is to support and enhance the Remanufacturing `product portfolio` for Engines & Engine Ancillaries, increasing Remanufacturing revenue & profit, and return substantial warranty cost savings.

The Remanufacturing Lead engineer will act as technical lead for Remanufacturing Engines & Engine Ancillary products, liaising with a number of business functions (Aftermarket Purchasing, Engineering, STA) and Suppliers, to deliver a quality Remanufacturing part, approved by all key stakeholders, on-time and to budget. The Remanufacturing Engineer will be considered as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Remanufacturing Engine Engineering.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Remanufacturing development team to understand Remanufacturing project priority and required timings
  • Collate and review new product warranty data and failure modes which may impact Remanufacturing
  • Manage / deliver the engineering activity for Remanufacturing programmes within the required gateways
  • Maintain & develop `mandatory product list` (adding new product potentials)
  • Develop and manage key Remanufacturing Engineering processes: Service standards in SDOTS BoMs Specifications PPAP/PSW Supplier process controls including SCSS / FMEAs / EoL testing etc.
  • Release Remanufacturing pre-prefix WERS part numbers by future commodity and to support current programme projects (maximise core recovery)
  • Co-ordinate with Commodity Engineers to provide product specific technical expertise and ensure OE product failure modes are understood and addressed
  • Advise 'Best Practice' for process solutions using disciplined methodology e.g. 6 sigma / Poke Yoke
  • Define Quality Processes for Remanufacturing
  • Support STA to develop Remanufacturing supplier capability
  • Understand latest Remanufacturing technologies and how they should influence OE product design
  • Liaise with APC on future technologies


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • You'll be highly organised and meticulous in planning.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A confident and effective multitasker.
  • Process-orientated, resilient and enthusiastic.
  • Able to deliver results under pressure, while responding constructively to new ideas and inputs.
  • Previous experience and expertise in the specification, delivery, installation and launch of parts, preferably in an automotive environment
  • Previous experience with parts release systems
  • Knowledge of problem solving tools e.g. Root Cause Analysis, 8 Disciplines of problem solving, Design of Experiments and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) in Manufacturing
  • Travel - Current driving licence and Passport (occasional visits to suppliers and major Markets may be required from time to time; flexibility is required)
  • Able to work independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment
  • An individual with the capability to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with medium term planning
  • A resilient and enthusiastic who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their work load
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas
  • An effective team player who supports team members
  • Good analytical skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous experience with `Engine & Engine Ancillaries
  • Engineering or a similar engineering discipline
  • Previous experience with Remanufacturing techniques and processes
  • Automotive commercial experience
  • Microsoft package elements Visio/project, Power Point and Excel
  • Knowledge of whole vehicle engineering
  • Knowledge and cross functional experience

Education Required:

Relevant Degree or equivalent experience

Additional Information:


To apply 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.