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CTO Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/06/2018
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:
The company CTO project engineer's role is to create and develop ideas that drive Technical Cost Reduction into products within the Seating portfolio, working alongside the core project teams and global organisation functions.
Where relevant utilising previous technical design, seat component and CAD packaging and JIT knowledge to create ideas to a benchmark specification and cost reduction target. Working with internal and customer design engineering teams to validate and ensure robust solutions that ensures each idea/project is delivered in a professional manner to the prescribed company product development process (LPMP) & (Profile) within agreed timing and product cost targets.
The CTO Engineer will define technical solutions and confirm all engineering documentation and process is concisely documented and approved to required audit / industry standards. Support plant introduction of product changes and launch activity as required.
The nature of this role demands a day to day 'hands on' approach where the engineer is fully engaged and prepared to work with components at seats at the production manufacturing facilities and associated validation locations.
An excellent team engagement approach and daily interactions to Lear Corporation's global team members but with personal individual level if ownership and responsibility of ideas and projects is necessary, and aligns to the company's philosophy.

Our Offer
We offer you all the advantages of working global Tier 1 automotive supplier that serves all of the world's major automakers with content on more than 300 vehicle nameplates worldwide. You will benefit from our fast paced learning environment and look forward to working on new and exciting technical projects. We will provide you with all of the resources that you need to do an outstanding job. The company provides a benefits package that includes 33 days' holiday, pensions and discounts on products

Your Profile
You will be degree educated in a relevant Engineering subject, Mechanical/Automotive and have strong background leading automotive engineering projects. The will be the need to have an understanding of DFMEA (baseline corporate DFMEA) and SC / CC's process and impact into design ideas generated.
With your back ground in Project Engineering you will be able to demonstrate suitable consideration is made within product design achieving commercial project targets for piece and tooling.
All data checked prior to formal release (customer / supplier or interested parties). Drawings to customer standards and sufficient to define component requirements, datum and tolerance requirements.

The Company:
This is an exciting time for the company as the business has seen significant growth over the last few years and more recently completed some valuable acquisitions to greater support expansion. Due to the increase in business we are looking to complement our teams based across the country. We are currently recruiting for CTO Project Engineers to support the business based at our Technology Centre in Coventry which designs automotive seating systems for Ford / Jaguar Landrover and Nissan.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Please note you must already possess the right to live and work in the UK without restrictions to be considered for this role.

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