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Principal Engineer – Engine design

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/01/2012
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer and is currently experiencing an upturn in production with demand increasing globally.

The Role:
Key responsibilities :-
• Provide technical leadership and steering for a wide range of engine systems on petrol and diesel engines.
• To manage a team of design and validation engineers on components and systems from concept through to launch.
• To provide mentoring and coaching to staff within the team and be responsible for the organization, development and training the team.
• To be responsible for budget forecasting including commercial and contractual negotiations with internal and external suppliers.
• To provide technology leadership with clear and concise direction to the team delivering new designs across multiple platforms and to provide technical leadership and guidance to the team under pressure.
• To lead technical integration discussions across the wider team and to pro-actively engage with other departments in the resolution of issues.
• To demonstrate leadership in the application of quality tool and robustness methodologies deployment on engine systems.
• To be responsible for section output and quality of deliverables such as design releases, validation, commodity plans, quality documentation and system strategies.
• To show leadership in developing new working practices in order to deliver on commitments within tight budgets and time constraints.
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