Lead Design Engineer

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Lead Design Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Lead Design Engineer we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Job Description

Division: Power/Train
Location: 10 - Whitley(WHIT)
Job Type: Contract
Rate: £25.07 per hour

You may also be known as: Lead Design Engineer, Specialist Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Lead Design Engineer we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Position Description:
Lead the design of base engine components and systems. Responsible for technical compliance of programme Quality, Cost, Weight, Function & Timing targets, Develop and maintain component timing for project design and validation maturity by gateway. Responsible for Engineering Specification, Statement of Requirements and Engineering drawings, Manage delivery of components on time for virtual and physical builds from concept to mass production, Lead technical issue resolution providing clear status to management.

Skills Required:
1. Advanced skills required in the design and delivery of engineering systems on high performance diesel and/or petrol engines, ideally combined with casting design experience. Working knowledge of quality design methods/tools including CAD and problem solving, ideally experienced in applying Design for Six Sigma methodology.
2. Experience in the creation of detailed mechanical design specifications and design verification methods. Creation/approval of detailed drawings including GD&T, interpretation and application of engineering standards, compilation of detailed dimensional tolerance stackups and checking for approval of such.
3. Able to work efficiently within a team and to communicate efficiently with external teams including component suppliers and external consultancies.

Experience Required:
Self-motivated and adaptable to changing demands, Experience of Base engine component/system commodity delivery or other Powertrain commodity, Demonstrable experience of planning and delivering components or systems from concept to production, Demonstrable experience and working knowledge of Quality Tool Sets, Knowledge of prototype engine build methods, high volume manufacturing methods and design for service requirements. Knowledge of analytical test methods. Experience in the design of major aluminium cast components and the machining thereof or general engine component manufacturing processes is desirable. Prefer relevant engineering degree, minimum HNC/D required.

Experience Preferred:
Experienced users of Catia V5/V6 (a proficiency test assessment will be performed) and UGS Teamcentre/Anovia knowledge is ideal but not essential. Candidates with the right level of engine design experience but with CAD skills in a CAD tool other than Catia will also considered.

Additional Information :
This role will require someone who desires a challenge, can innovate challenging design solutions and support the development of advanced base engine designs.

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Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.