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  • Job reference: RMS0171160

Specialist Engineer - 30987

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/09/2016
  • Duration: 26 weeks
The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
The purpose of this role is primarily to drive and manage the delivery of Body Engineering pre development activities across the body complete team (body-less-doors, doors systems, lids, roof systems and glass house). Pre development is the activity that takes new technology projects from CR (Concept Ready) to AR (Application Ready) and AR should be complete by PS/PSC for the target vehicle (dependent on the technology). Technology ideas are typically fed from within the Engineering, Design (Design Innovation), Research, AME (Advanced Manufacturing Engineering) or suppliers so relationship building and maintenance is key. The technologies will focus on new processes, materials, design solutions etc. to improve attributes, cost, and weight, meet our studio design aspirations etc. The role provides the opportunity to apply Engineering experience and expertise to strongly influence the creation of the next generation of features and technology concepts that will be offered into the client’s vehicle programmes.

This is a great opportunity to be at the leading edge of automotive engineering within the client Body Engineering team - shaping the delivery of new technical concepts that meet the needs of our premium vehicles.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
3 KEY SKILLS
Body Engineering experience - experience of some/all of the relevant technology areas: Body structures-less-doors, Doors systems, Lids, Roof systems and glass house.
Wider Body experience would be beneficial.
Experience of delivering technical projects through a team, utilising strong people management and automotive engineering skills & methods, results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance, an individual who is able to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment

Experience Required:

Experience of delivering technical products through a team, utilising strong people management skills Experience of delivering major projects and ability to think strategically
Experience of building and managing multiple internal and external relationships in complex stakeholder environments
Proven ability to manage senior stakeholders and communicate at all levels
Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred
Demonstrable business acumen
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Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience Preferred:
Results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance, an individual who is able to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment
Strategic and operational, an individual who can set the strategic direction, but who can also work in the detail A sophisticated communicator who is able to challenge constructively and communicate complex ideas in business language
Enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along
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