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Vehicle Build Engineer - 35087

  • Location

    Warwickshire, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £23 - £24.11 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Meacham

  • Contact email:

    rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    24

  • Salary low:

    23

  • Job ref:

    BBBH46722

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Vehicle Build Engineer - 35087 - up to £24.11/hr

Location: Ryton, Warwickshire

An experienced Vehicle Build Engineer is required to work in a New Model Programmes Team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the key interface for all VP build electrical resolution in EOL.
  • Responsibility for ensuring IPT and Software download processes are validated and issues reported during VP build.
  • Work with the EDS team to ensure that there is a robust plan in place for EDS delivery and change control across all VP builds
  • Provide technical leadership and coordinate training for the team of electricians within the department.
  • Manage the day to day running of the End of Line area, responsible for vehicle throughput and delivery of status reports.
  • Lead cross functional teams during the vehicle build to root cause, manage and resolve all electrical software and hardware issues.
  • Lead the ongoing development and strategy of the Prototype Build and Planning processes with a focus on all electrical and electronic aspects of a vehicle build.
  • Responsible for leading a team of Electrical Engineers including objective setting and reviews

Skills Required:

3 KEY SKILLS:

  • Excellent all round working knowledge of vehicle electrical systems.
  • Significant experience in technical problem identification and resolution.
  • Able to demonstrate good project management experience and a track record of successful project delivery.

The successful candidate should have the capability to drive and motivate the team to achieve results and continually implement process improvements. They should be determined to achieve deadlines and be pro-active in anticipating and preventing any build stopping issues. They will also need to ensure that the quality of the product is not compromised by the ability to achieve the timing plan.

Experience Required:

  • Excellent all round working knowledge of vehicle electrical systems.
  • Significant experience in technical problem identification and resolution.
  • Able to demonstrate good project management experience and a track record of successful project delivery.
  • Experience of working directly with or within the Electrical to deliver software & hardware for vehicle builds.
  • Knowledge of the entry and exit requirements for a VP build event.
  • Self motivated, enthusiastic, pro-active, demonstrates initiative, with ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Experience in developing new processes and procedures to improve quality and delivery.

To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.