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Technical Director – Powertrain

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: Highly Competitive
Application date: 1st Aug 2018

A German-owned, automotive engineering consultancy who are experiencing massive growth over the next few years, is seeking a Technical Director – Powertrain to join the business in their Warwick Head Office location. The role requires a broad experience of automotive powertrain design and production, as well as experience in interfacing at board level with customers

The Role

The Technical Director – Powertrain will have ultimate technical owner for key customer project.
Management and coordination of the project technical team to ensure products are delivered at a cost, quality and time appropriate for the application.
Technical Director – Powertrain will have Senior / board level interface with customers and, as required, suppliers and other partners.
Key decision maker defining and implementing direction to ensure project success.
Involvement in business development activities and support of the business management.
Technical reporting internally (to the Group board) as well as externally to provide clear, factual and concise project status.
Liaise with, including travel to, other company sites in order to co-ordinate design activities and ensure their delivery is in line with the programme requirements.
Lead system and component-level safety case development, and follow industry standard techniques to ensure a robust design, e.g. FMEA.
As Technical Director – Powertrain you will build and maintain a strong customer relationship, to facilitate technical interfacing between company teams and the client.

The Candidate

A broad industry network and proven ability to interface at a senior / board level with customers and suppliers.
Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline.
Demonstrable experience in an automotive powertrain / transmission environment.
Ability to provide direction and resolution to technical powertrain issues.
Proven, senior level experience in design of advanced powertrain systems for production.
Experience of working on automotive powertrain systems and understanding their interfaces and integration into the vehicle.
Experience leading the integration of multiple complex projects requiring interaction with numerous third parties and suppliers.
Detailed technical knowledge of transmission / powertrain systems and associated development cycles.
Proven team management ability and of working in a fast-paced team.
Experience in e-powertrain projects.
Knowledge of German language.

To apply click below or contact Kelly Snelling to discuss further 07880 193029

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