Lead Engineer - BiW & Closures

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Lead Engineer - BiW & Closures

Do you want to lead body engineering delivery? Do you have a high level of knowledge of body and closure systems? Would you love to work within special operations branch of a major OEM?

Job Description

You will lead BiW and Closure activities within the SVO Body team. You will be expected to lead the development and delivery of BiW and closure systems (including the body structures, door in white, RMDV, CAD, sealing, testing, packaging, CAE etc.) You will need to be able to work and lead these activities cross functionally with internal and external partners and suppliers. You will be required to deliver against project timings and metrics to ensure the delivery of the commodities.

Your requirements:
-Experience in project stages, including launch
-Experience of GPDS / PCS and all engineering planning and delivery processes is essential i.e. AIM's, DFMEA, eFDVS / RMDV, WERS
-Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives and resolve issues is essential
-High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision
-You must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure
-Having good leadership and influencing skills will be necessary
-Be able to manage complex technical issues is essential to balance the often conflicting needs of the business, within project timing constraints
-A good level of people development and team management skill or experience
-Both verbal and written communication skills are important to report technical issues across all levels, and these should be combined with a confident attitude
-You must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines
-Be able to demonstrate high levels of leadership and people development skills
-You will need be flexible, travel will be required during launch phase

Your responsibilities:
-Lead BiW and closure activities within the SVO Body team.
-You will be expected to lead the development and delivery of BiW and closure systems (including the body structures, door in white, RMDV, CAD, sealing, testing, packaging, CAE etc.)
-You will need to be able to work and lead these activities cross functionally with internal and external partners and suppliers.
-You will be required to deliver against project timings and metrics to ensure the delivery of the commodities.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is an award-winning authority in technology and engineering recruitment, filling specialist positions across some of the most ambitious technology and engineering industries in the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

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.