Platform Engineering Supervisor - Electrical Engineering

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Platform Engineering Supervisor - Electrical Engineering

Have you a background in EDS engineering, project management and leadership? If so, this particular client need a single point of contact for various EDS harness customer programmes...please read on! Interviews in January.

Job Description

Platform Engineering Leader - EDS Engineering
Commutable from; Coventry, Warwick, Redditch, Gaydon, Royal Leamington Spa, Banbury, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Salary from; £60,000 - £68,000 + Benefits

Our client, a global and growing tier 1 supplier of automotive electrical systems are planning their project requirements for 2017 and as a result of this require a number of engineers to help safeguard their positive order book for the next few years. As a result of securing many major model development programmes from their automotive OEM customer they are now in a position to hire an Engineering Leader to act as the main point of contact for various EDS harness platforms.

As an Engineering Leader for the EDS Platform, you will be responsible for managing and supporting all customer platform product engineering activities in UK and be the single point escalation contact for this. With that in mind, you will have responsibility for a team of EDS Engineers to ensure all customer programmes are met in relation to cost, quality and time constraints. You will be expected to keep the customer updated of any project issues, engineering status and solutions via presentations to them and also your team; lead continuous improvement and cost reduction activities; support the development and recruitment of the team; deputise for the Engineering Manager in his absence and more.

Ideally, you will currently be working as an EDS Engineering Team Leader, EDS Project Manager, EDS Programme Manager or similar who has a strong background and knowledge of electrical systems and a proven track record in delivering high value programmes to customers on time, to cost and quality.


- Ideally degree qualified in an engineering field or equivalent time-served in the industry.
- Demonstrable level of EDS/Harness technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice.
- Prior background in project leadership or direct supervision of large electrical systems projects.
- A strong background within the automotive or vehicle sectors.
- Ability to organise, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones.
- Ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving automotive environment.
- A strong communicator with a track record of customer-facing deliverance.

Keywords; Engineering Leader, Platform Engineering, EDS, Electrical Architecture, Harness, Customer-facing, Automotive Jobs, Warwickshire.

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Key Consultant

Benjamin Wiggins

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Electrical and mechanical fields of vehicle engineering are my areas of expertise. This includes the design, development and test of electrical systems and engine/powertrain development. Powertrain development is an industry niche in which I specialise.