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Steering Engineer - 35017

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £21.59 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lois Weston

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  • Duration:

    12 months

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Steering Engineer - 35017 - up to £21.59/hr - Chassis Engineering

Position Description:

The purpose of this role is to support the Lower Steering Lead Engineer to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new lower steering systems. Operating in a cross-functional organisation, Engineer will report into the relevant Group Leader and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, matrix report to the relevant Lead Engineer & Module Leader. The role requires the individual to support the technical delivery in close co-operation with the Lead Engineer, Supplier and system interfaces, also to develop and deliver the commodity plan and ensure delivery to required quality, cost and time.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to develop steering system engineering solutions which meet defined targets on time and to required quality.
  • Good team working, organisation and communication skills to work as part of the wider steering Engineering team. Able to foster good working relationships with Purchasing/STA and suppliers.
  • Ability to plan steering system delivery and manage change within the Vehicle Programme requirements and to manage and evaluate DV/PV testing, report on results and resolve issues and navigate JLR Engineering & Release systems.

Experience Required:

  • Experience leading automotive supplier interfaces.
  • Ability to evaluate the performance and merits of engineering output from suppliers or service partners to ensure that requirements are satisfied.
  • Good PC skills, proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must be flexible with regard to multi site working and be prepared to travel abroad if required, full driving licence.

Experience Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of chassis or Steering systems.
  • Ability to use CAD and virtual build visualisation tools.
  • Releasing systems and processes

Education Required: Engineering or relevant Degree.

Additional Information:

This role will require the Engineer to work under a Lead Engineer and support them in their delivery of new steering systems. Some autonomy required but workload will be managed largely by more Senior Engineer.