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Lead Engineer

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Gloucestershire
Salary: £70,000
Application date: 3rd Aug 2018

An engineering and technology company are looking for a Lead Engineer. This role sits within the interior trim team of the automotive function. You will manage and design the team and support them throughout the whole pipeline from concept to production.

The Role

Define component/system level targets based a combination of programme attribute targets, legal requirements, specific/generic design guidelines, and industry standard/best practice
Presentation of design concepts to management
Concept and supplier selection via structured process
Ensure failure mode avoidance (FMA) tools and processes (e.g. DFMEA) are applied to all components/systems
Lead the management of external suppliers to deliver attribute targets
Lead engineering decision making towards issue resolution
Control the development of CAD data level maturity and compatibility via the “Virtual Series”
Releasing of finished designs through internal releasing system to agreed timing milestones
Ownership of the Final Engineering Signoff (FESO) process and documents
Control the component Design Verification Plan (DVP) – both internal and supplier testing
Manage the design to financial targets – investment and material cost
Ensure timely delivery of components to support pre-series build
Monitoring and updating of components through the internal change management system.
Monitor and input to quality maturation process via pre-production builds and quality sign off process

The Candidate

Must be able to learn quickly and integrate into a successful and dynamic team
Experienced in delivering relevant automotive component / system within OEM / Tier 1
Engineering degree in relevant discipline • Knowledge of NX / TeamCenter would be an advantage
Proficient in the use of office PC packages.
Driving licence to be able to drive and assess company / comparator vehicles

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