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Team Lead - Body & Exterior Systems

  • Location: Wellingborough
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Motorsport
  • Function: Product design and development
  • Contact: Jeff Lane
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384446108
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: August 2022
  • Expiry Date: 11 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61887

BIW Lead Engineer

Motorsport / Automotive


Competitive salary

What's in it for you?

  • Lead the BIW function for both Motorsport and Automotive production vehicles
  • Be recognised & acknowledged as the subject matter expert for BIW and exterior systems
  • Use your design & development experience to support system delivery. You will cost, plan and generate proposals for new projects

What you will do as BIW Lead Engineer.

  • To lead and manage Body System areas to ensure they are resourced adequately with the correct subject knowledge and that research and engineering outputs are recorded in a concise and traceable way
  • Take overall responsibility for the Body System Technical and Design Specifications to develop safe, reliable, cost effective, legal and competitive solutions
  • Ensure advantage of new and appropriate technology and coordinate research and/or development activities
  • To carry out or over-check calculations, analysis and testing as required to ensure safe, reliable operation while meeting the required performance criteria
  • Develop the team through determining training requirements and mentorship of less experienced engineers
  • To understand applicable regulatory or homologation requirements and ensure compliance with necessary regulations and standards

What you will have as BIW Lead Engineer

  • Proven experience as a Body System Engineer in automotive/motorsport applications
  • Experience in the structural and cosmetic development of composite, aluminium and steel structures
  • Excellent materials & manufacturing process knowledge
  • Excellent experience in managing complex workloads, preferably across projects
  • Experience in FEA simulation and results interpretation
  • Experience leading with a high performing team in compressed timelines
  • Experience successfully leading projects

What you will get as BIW Lead Engineer

  • The opportunity to lead an engineering team who design, develop and manufacture outstanding low volume production vehicles
  • Be part of a team who work on a range of projects for the global market
  • A very competitive salary and benefits, flexible working

Suitably qualified and experienced BIW Lead Engineers should apply today by contacting Jeff Lane at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to










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