Vehicle Attribute Engineer

Vehicle Attribute Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. Vehicle Attribute will join the team to support the delivery of our exciting new vehicle projects which feature all Powertrain system types .

Job Description

Location: CV35 - Commutable from Warwick, Coventry, Leamington Spa,
Rate: £21.70 per hour
Job Type: Contract

You may also be known as: Vehicle Attribute Engineer, Attribute Engineer

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. Vehicle Attribute will join the team to support the delivery of our exciting new vehicle projects which feature all Powertrain system types .

Position Description:
Reporting to the Powertrain Project Leader, the successful candidate will join the team to support the delivery of our exciting new vehicle projects which feature all Powertrain system types. This will be a long term contract initially until March 2018 with the potential to be renewed yearly.

Key Tasks: Ensure resolution of engineering issues and support analysis of the solutions available to meet customers' requirements. Responsible for maintenance of the Bill of Materials and ensuring its completeness Manage programme finances to an agreed target, including initial investment, material costs and facility requirements. Author formal gateway documentation including gateway approval presentations and content letters Manage key performance indicators; closely monitoring financial, sourcing and technical status to targets. Reporting this information to key stakeholders both within and outside the Powertrain department, including senior management.

Skills Required:
1) Able to lead multi-functional teams to resolve complex technical issues, achieving the best outcome for the customer. Working in a team environment and interface directly to the attribute teams, component areas, manufacturing and marketing, sales and service to resolve key technical & financial issues.
2) Must be enthusiastic, with a positive approach and with the ability to proactively communicate within and outside of the department.
3) Experience of and previous application of the product creation lifecycle. Understanding of the methods to reduce and remove risk from its delivery
Experience Required:

Essential: Effective communication skills with the ability to listen actively and comfortable to present to all levels of the business. Experience in processing significant amounts of data using Microsoft Excel / PowerPoint /Google Sheets to carry out Business and Financial analyses .Experience of project management within an engineering discipline, generation of project timing including critical path analysis and risk mitigation .Highly motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision. A passion for process excellence and Project delivery .A strong influencer and negotiator and able to manage conflict in a positive manner.

Experience Preferred:
Experience of Product Creation processes and systems (e.g. TCDS, SCDS, PCDS, RMDV2, AIMS2, Programme Central), Experience of Creation and Delivery of Technology, Systems and Products, ideally within the Automotive Sector Knowledge of some or all of: Mild Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicle Technologies, Able to challenge experts to achieve positive outcomes > A passion for engineering and the Automotive sector Working knowledge of the High Performance Behaviour Framework, Educated to a degree level, or equivalent, in a related Mechanical or Automotive discipline.

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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.

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