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  • Job reference: RMS0157542

Specialist Engineer - Chassis - 28937

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/09/2015
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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:
Reporting to the Group Leader, Modulation & System Delivery, the Lead Engineer is responsible for the delivery (from PS to Job 1 + 90 days) of Stability Control Systems (SCS). Modulators and software releases for a single Platform. In this role the candidate will work closely with one of the preferred system suppliers, Chassis Electronics, SCS Applications, SCS Functions, Purchase and Vehicle Programme Teams. This will be delivered by chairing and managing the routine Module Business Team meetings and ensuring alignment between Brakes, Chassis Electrical and the supplier teams. The Lead Engineer will be accountable for design and delivery of these systems which need to meet class leading attribute targets including NVH, performance and durability whilst achieving 'Best In Class' quality and meeting cost, weight, financial and programme timing targets.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
An experienced engineer in Automotive, Electrical or Aeronautical field with: Experience of new model activities, concept to launch environment, preferably having delivered systems with a high level of complexity and interfaces. Experience of Project Management of complex multi-disciplinary projects. High drive, self-motivated and flexible. Strong Systems Engineering background. Strong team player with a successful track record in team leadership and organisation. Ability to delegate tasks to team members and maintain strong working relationships within the business. Enthusiasm for task, strong drive and high motivation and largely self-sufficient - able to deliver with minimum supervision. Ability to work at a fast pace and deliver. First time through 'results'. Ability to negotiate technical solutions within a multi-disciplinary and geographically spread team. Ability to manage conflict and balance opposing programme demands. Strong influencing, communication and presentation skills

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Driver training to Class 3 'On Road' and PG3 would be an advantage. Experience in and confident with the application of GPDS, DVP and Gateway disciplines. Experience of solving complex technical issues using Design for Six Sigma or 8D methodologies Experience in the application of quality tools. Degree in Mechanical, Automotive or an appropriate Electrical Engineering discipline.
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