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Specialist Engineer (Chassis Armour) - 35059

  • Location

    Warwickshire, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £26 - £27.81 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lois Weston

  • Contact email:

    lois.weston@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    27

  • Salary low:

    26

  • Job ref:

    BBBH46516

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Specialist Engineer (Chassis Armour) - 35059 - up to £27.81/hr - Special Vehicle Operations

An experienced Specialist Engineer (Chassis Armour) is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Fen End and Gaydon, Warwickshire.

Position Description:

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Deliver Armour Chassis Systems - on time, cost & quality
  • Develop Chassis system DVPs to ensure robust system development
  • Drive Product Quality (Current & Future)

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for delivering the chassis system being developed to meet the business requirements on time with appropriate quality and at the right cost.
  • Support the planning, co-ordination, delivery and reporting of requirements to support the Cycle Plan programmes and Cycle Plan studies, using Product Creation Delivery System (PCDS) principles in conjunction with other company processes as required.
  • Contribute to the negotiation and agreement of targets for the modules and ensure all programme deliverables are tracked, monitored, delivered and reported accurately and on time at each gateway and organise and lead appropriate interim review events.
  • Support colleagues in conflict and issue resolution within the Armour Centre of Competence and across functions.
  • Work towards the Armour Centre of Competence performance and facilitate or escalate cross module / cross Centre of Competence problem resolution on all programme aspects of content delivery, including virtual build, physical build and launch support.
  • Manage and develop external communications and status reporting, providing a coherent status for senior management.
  • Support colleagues by interfacing between Product Strategy, Advanced Product Creation and Marketing to ensure the programme delivers the expected product actions in a robust manner.
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested.

Skills Required:

3 Key Skills

  • Proven Chassis technical knowledge, to include whole vehicle chassis systems (brakes, wheels, tyres, subframes, exhaust etc)
  • Ability to deliver from concept to production and ability to work autonomously and deliver a robust whole vehicle chassis system
  • CATIA

Experience Required:

  • Proven Chassis technical knowledge, to include whole vehicle chassis systems (brakes, wheels, tyres, subframes, exhaust etc)
  • Experience of Engineering delivery from concept to production.
  • Ability to work autonomously and deliver a robust whole vehicle chassis system.
  • Experience of the automotive or manufacturing industry
  • Experience of CATIA, Digibuck, Team Centre
  • Experience within the Armour automotive industry

In return for your experience we can offer:

  • Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly
  • Experience working with a leading automotive company

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship.

For more information and to apply for this role please contact Lois Weston.