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  • Job reference: RMS0141946

Lead Engineer Upper Environment

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/07/2014
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
The role exists to lead the Design and Development of Upper Environement systems for various programmes. The primary role is to lead and be responsible for the full design specification and compatibility to all system attributes and performance targets. This will involve interaction and co-ordination of both supplier and internal departments to deliver the system within the quality, cost and timing constraints identified within the programme.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
•Set objectives and co-ordinate actions to deliver system in line with the programme targets (cost, quality, weight etc)
•Set functional and performance targets for full system
•Responsible for delivery of design to meet all targets. Ongoing status reviews to be held and results published
•Lead or support the PMST team where appropriate in the delivery of the system objectives and present progress on those objectives at programme reviews including PST’s and Gateways.
•Prepare and own project-timing plans for all system activities eg. Build support, DVP test plan.
•Project manage the sourced supplier to deliver fully engineered system meeting all our clients engineering and programme targets.
•Key fact holder for system.
•Ensure full Failure Mode Avoidance processes are implemented including adherence and ownership of checklist
•Ability to demonstrate understanding of internal metrics including RFT data.
•Ensure resources are in place to support objectives and assist in determining future resource requirements.
•Supervise assigned team members, giving technical direction and workload priorities.
•The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Minimum Degree level in Engineering or equivalent relevant experience.
•years plus experience within automotive industry, preferably with a broad range of experience, particularly within Interior Trim and hardware system design and delivery.
•Experience in Upper Environment systems would be a major advantage.
•Experience of working in high pressure pre-production and launch situations
•Good ability to clearly present information to all levels in the organisation.
•Knowledge of NX an advantage
•Knowledge of our clients AMPCS process would be beneficial.
•Knowledge of the Failure Mode Avoidance techniques.
•The ideal candidate will be a focused, highly motivated, results orientated individual who works well under pressure and can work to a given deadline.
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