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Vehicle Planning Engineer

  • Location: Cranfield
  • Salary: £20.00 - 24.48 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Materials planning
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 58826

Vehicle Planning Engineer - JP00000394

Cranfield with hybrid working

£24.48 per hour - PAYE

12 months assignment



  • To lead, administrate and coordinate the Vehicle Layout and Planning role for Vehicle Projects (digital & physical phases).
  • To lead and facilitate cross functional development teams for vehicle quality improvement and cost optimization studies including adding technical value to the decision process.
  • Manage Planning Centers (high level cross functional decision making meetings).

Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs

  • On time delivery of technical solutions & documentation to align with program schedules.
  • On time delivery of technical solutions to support quality and cost improvements.

Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Ability to work with and lead cross functional teams.
  • Experience of investigating and solving both development and post production launch phase concerns.
  • Project Engineer / Project management experience i.e. demonstrable ability to plan, manage and deliver technical & administrative tasks on-time.


  • Automotive experienced and have good understanding of vehicle systems / functions.
  • Experienced with Microsoft office software.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English and to present to stakeholders at all levels.
  • Working knowledge of CAD systems

Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.