Steering, Wheels and Tyres Engineering Lead

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    Swindon, Wiltshire

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    Jeff Lane

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    10 months ago

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Lead Engineer - Steering - Electric Vehicle - South - £DOE
Your automotive job - does it allow you to do the undo-able? To achieve the unachievable? Or to engineer the impossible?
Do you go home with a sense of pride, having designed or developed something truly innovative? Do you get a sense of worth from your job that money just cannot buy? Are your big ideas constrained by narrow thinking?
Perhaps it's time to think differently. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity for automotive engineers. We are seeking visionary design and development engineers who possess the drive and desire to do things, differently.
If this is you, perhaps it is finally time to think the unthinkable and move to a new automotive role…only better.
What you will do
As Lead Engineer - Steering;

  • Working from a brief, create engineering specifications and concepts that best satisfy the requirements.
  • Lead the successful delivery of a defined set of components/systems which meet program-specific targets including functional performance, quality, cost and timing.
  • Effective management of a small team of engineers, ensuring continued drive for exceptional performance and their continued development.
  • Create system and component level validation test methods.
  • Work with other functional areas both internal and external to ensure system integration and compatibility.
  • Work to program CAD release milestones, support CAE analysis requirements and virtual reviews.

What you will need
As Lead Engineer - Steering

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven experience in managing others
  • Proven experience of complete design and development from concept design to final release.
  • Able to interrogate CAD data and use visualisation tools, experience of FMEA and methodical problem resolution.
  • Good knowledge of system best practices and key requirements and the ability to guide other team members.
  • Sound knowledge of materials and manufacturing requirements, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriate, concise and accurate fashion, both in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams

What you will get
As Lead Engineer - Steering

  • Experience of working on a project from concept stage.
  • An excellent salary & benefits package
  • Excellent professional development

Suitably qualified and experienced Lead Engineers Steering should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

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