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Electric Powertrain Technical Lead

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/01/2019
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/03/19)
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The Role:
Would you like to take on assignments with a high level of responsibility?
* Powertrain electrification is an increasingly prevalent within the automotive sector. Your role will be to act as the technical lead Powertrain in the growing area.
* You will represent Powertrain, at technical conferences and customer meetings. You will also assist in the growth of the business in this area and develop a growing team and facilities to enable Powertrain to maximise business opportunities available.
Duties
* To develop and maintain a level of expertise within powertrain electrification
* To plan skills and facility requirements required to support the business needs
* To assist in the recruitment of suitable candidates required to fill any skill gaps identified
* To support the business development and sales process relating to powertrain electrification
* Define project work scope, deliverables and project timing
* To plan and supervise engineering projects
* To work together with analysis, design, development and calibration engineers
* To analyse test results, prepare technical reports and create test plans
* To support the design of parts for development testing
* To liaise with program suppliers, internal and external Customers
* To prepare engineering program quotations
* To prepare technical papers and presentations
* Responsible for the quality of the test data, results analysis and reporting
* Supervision and development of less experienced staff
* Participate in research programmes
* Contribute to planning of future research activities

The Company:
We offer you excellent opportunities for growth and development, tailored specifically for you. We ensure this through regular meetings focused on feedback and a diverse training program. We value outstanding performance. That's why our goal is to work with you so you can achieve success. We not only encourage you to reach your potential, we also offer performance-based pay and various benefit options for various stages of your career. Your path starts here and now - with us.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A Degree in Engineering (Mechatronics, Electrical or Electronic Engineering preferred)
* Previous experience in relevant automotive role
* Sound numeracy skills and good knowledge of automotive electrification
* Able to lead and motivate a team of engineers
* Excellent communication skills
* Strong negotiation skills
* Presentation skills in both a business development capacity and as a means of providing project status to the customer
* Good facilitator of meetings is desirable
* The ability to identify and control risks to an engineering program is desirable
* A proven track record of managing an automotive engineering project through to completion
* Managing and leading teams of greater than 10 engineers
* Confidence and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
* Ability to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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