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Vehicle Cabin Systems Lead Engineer - 34942

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £25.45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kerry Duggan

  • Contact email:

    kerry.duggan@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    25

  • Salary low:

    20

  • Job ref:

    BBBH46201

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-02-25

  • Consultant:

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Position Description:

This position presents an exciting opportunity to become part of a unique and evolving department within Body Engineering, developing advanced feature strategies and leading content delivery across many programs.

In this role you will be exposed to a variety of components, systems, suppliers and cross PD functions, playing a key part in driving robustness and quality into the cabin systems team. Reporting to the departmental Group Leader and/or Programme Module Leader within Cabin area, the Lead Engineer will potentially work across all of the cabin commodities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead definition & design activities from PS through to Job 1, managing the Module Business Teams and interfacing with engineering, purchase, programme team, marketing and manufacturing functions, plus tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers.
  • Management of and liaise with other adjacent stakeholders and functions, including suppliers, to ensure system compatibility issues are resolved according to cost and time targets.
  • Support system strategy development for components and features.
  • Develop and maintain local processes and metrics.
  • Delivery of the Body Engineering functional scorecard.

Skills Required:

  1. Project Management skills, delivery of project from concept to full production.
  2. Knowledge of component design principles including component production techniques such as injection and compression moulding
  3. Good communication & systems engineering skills approach to project development.

Experience Required:

  • Be capable of engineering complex parts and / or assemblies, with particular consideration of part to part interfaces and relationships, including CAE, DFM and DFA requirements.
  • Able to demonstrate design flair and the ability to be able to engineer a range of solutions to a design problem.
  • Experience of investigative tools and methods to resolve complex system issues
  • An effective communicator and have strong organisational and numerical skills.

Education Required:

Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent