Vehicle Engineering Leader

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Vehicle Engineering Leader

Are you a technical engineering leader? Do you have experience delivering whole vehicle attributes? Have you worked within automotive, motorsport or F1 environments?

Job Description

We have several fantastic opportunities within a global automotive OEM. You will be based with us in our state-of-the-art facility in Warwickshire. As a Vehicle Engineering Leader your purpose will be to aid the delivery of key vehicle attributes.

Your experience:
-You will have a degree background, preference being automotive
-Highly beneficial to have a NX experience
-Whole vehicle or complex system programme coordination/management experience
-Extensive knowledge of whole vehicle attributes
-Experience in component design, development and sign off
-Experienced vehicle assessor
-Expert user of Microsoft Office tools particularly PowerPoint and Excel
-Confident and authoritative presentation skills
-Should be self-motivated and able to work independently
-Passionate about the product promoting pride throughout the programme
-Able to build up good working relationships across a wide area of the business, and a broad range of external technical partners
-Full valid UK driving license, if you have a track license this would be ideal

Your Responsibilities:
-Coordination of vehicle concept layout in assistance to Vehicle Engineering Manager
-Work closely with attribute leaders, marketing and programme teams to enable delivery of vehicle attributes to produce product in line with expectations
-Support and conduct whole vehicle, attribute and system benchmarking and help to generate appropriate targets for the product
-Work with PMT areas to develop whole vehicle, system and component DVP that delivers robust vehicle supporting targets
-Work with the relevant departments to plan and execute prototype builds including number of vehicles, specification and prototype commodity plans to ensure builds are fit for purpose
-Work with PMT areas to ensure robust FDJ through use of virtual builds and assessment of target delivery
-Manage Prototype fleet and apportioning of development testing to achieve robust FEC
-Assist in concern resolution with engineering and attribute teams including regular reviews and reporting as required
-Assist with management reviews and drive assessments as required
-Support PMT / PMST meetings as required acting as the voice of Vehicle Engineering
-Attend and present in Technical Forums, programme PSTs, and other programme reviews as required
-Act as a stand-in for the Vehicle Engineering Manager when required
-Take a lead role in minor model programmes including concept work and attribute lead
-Capable to work within tight timeframes and relatively stressful working environment

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.