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  • Job reference: RMS0202414

Engineering manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/01/2019
  • Duration: 1 month
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The Role:
Engineering Manager

Your Tasks / Responsibilities:

Managing a Product Engineering Team within a large OEM client, you will be responsible for the delivery of all EDS Design and Development activities from concept through to production.

Your duties will include:
Project management in accordance with customer and management/quality processes e.g. APQP, LPM

Ensuring all engineering product development tasks comply with customer and legislative requirements in all EDS development disciplines

Management of Central & Project Engineering resource needs ensuring engineering personnel are trained and have the necessary skills and knowledge

Deputise for the Head of D+D as and when required

Defining target agreements for all engineering project personnel

·Conducting regular customer and engineering reviews to ensure project milestone adherence

Ensuring that DFM, prototype builds, volume ramp up and plant production processes are fully supported

Responsibility for delivering Engineering element of the Business Plan

Ensuring support all vehicle & virtual prototype builds
including issue resolution following Customer and processes

Supports expansion of best cost country locations and supporting D&D activities.

Your Profile:

· Educated to HND/degree level, or equivalent, in an Electrical/Electronic/Mechanical Engineering discipline

· Proven track record in a management role

· Strong motivator, achievement orientated with excellent organisational and people management skills

· Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems

· Have a sound understanding of harness manufacture.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Prepared to travel overseas


*Competitive Salary

*Annual Bonus
*Strong Pension (10% contribution)
*Life Insurance
*Benefits (Healthcare / Dental)
*Lead Engineer development (track record of developing engineers into Lead Engineers / Team Leaders)
*Management Training
*Opportunity to work on a truly innovative EV vehicle platform
*Strong Management Support for Engineers
*Company Car
*Half day Friday

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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