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  • Job reference: RMS0195040

EDS Team Leader

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/08/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Reporting to the Client Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the project engineering deliverables

Team Leader
Your duties will include:

 Managing a team of 3D or EDS Engineers to design SDS compliant EDS designs in compliance with company best practice and legal requirements
 Ensure the Design Team work within the SOW
 Ensuring that the team is engaged with the Plant and PPE to ensure full consideration to DFM requirements
 Interfacing with the customer to ensure project deliverables are met (Virtual Series, Builds, AIMS, ECR's, DVP) in accordance with the JLR Vehicle Programme Plan.
 Presenting monthly project performance to both the company and client
 Responsible for engineering deliverables in accordance with the Project Timing Plan
 Seeking out and resolving issues in an efficient and effective manner to control and minimise risk
 Target setting in partnership with the team to maintain project performance and quality standards
 Operating in an APQP environment
 Developing and maintaining DFMEA's
 Interfacing with both company and Customer Manufacturing sites

Candidate Requirements


* Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, in a relevant discipline
* Management level Customer facing experience
* Experience in the development of Vehicle EDS Systems
* Prepared to travel both within the UK and overseas


* Experience of managing a team

Person Specification

* Assertiveness, self-motivation and an organised approach to problem solving
* Ability to meet deadlines
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (including presentation, technical communication and negotiation skills)
* Ability to deliver consistent stretched targets that exceed expectations.

The Company:
Our Client is a strong company concentrated on the production of wires, cables and wiring systems around the world. They are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. They offer all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, intercultural exchange and innovation. They are looking for people who bring commitment and a sense of team spirit to every challenge they take

About Fircroft:
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