Senior Engineer - New Model Operations

Select Engineering Limited
38000.00 GBP Annual
20 Mar 2017
28 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Senior Engineer - New Model Operations

Do you have experience of working as a New Model Operations Engineer within the Automotive industry?

Have you Senior Engineer experience?

Are you looking for a rewarding new career within a Luxury automotive OEM?

If so please read on.

Perm Salary GBP33,000-GBP37,000

Our Client is based in the Midlands and pride themselves as being a Luxury Automotive OEM.

We are seeking an experienced New Model operations Engineer to join their team.
Responsible for developing and delivering quality disciplines relating to vehicle and component design, development and launch for all future vehicles within the client supply base. This will also involve taking leadership of module areas and suppliers to achieve program targets across a variety of commodities.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
* Manage the delivery of off tool, off process 100% accurate parts and final part approval for responsible commodities.
* Confirm supplier manufacturing capacity status and ensure no negative impact to supply and quality during new model launch.
* Work closely with our supply base to define improvement plans.
* Work closely with PD and manufacturing to ensure robust design and capable manufacture process
* Lead the development and implementation of quality principles internally and with suppliers.
* Drive quality history reviews and campaign prevention related activities to ensure no repeat issues from previous models.
* Agree the vehicle and parts quality requirement with PD, programme, manufacturing and suppliers to exceed customer expectations.
* Practical Problem Solving at all stages of program development, including launch.

Qualifications & Experience
* Educated to Degree level in a related Technical discipline or equivalent.
* Proven experience of quality tools, including Supplier Part Approval Process (SPAP) and problem solving techniques.
* Knowledge and experience of leading supplier quality improvement within new model launch or current vehicle environment.
* Skills in reliability and robustness engineering.
* Knowledge of Quality Tools and techniques for designs is advantageous.
* High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is also an advantage.
* Proven ability to lead cross functional team meetings and define clear improvement action plans.
* Ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver quality, production and engineering requirements and thrive in a dynamic and changing environment.
* Able to apply problem solving techniques to improve process capability, repeat ability and reliability at supplier sites.
* Strong communication skills and a proven ability to develop good teamwork.
* Positive and proactive approach, with ability to work well in a team to engage others in problem solving essential.
* The candidate must be willing to travel to visit suppliers both in the UK, Europe and worldwide. A valid passport and driving licence is required.

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