Chief Engineer Control Systems - GBP60,000 p/a - Warwickshire

CH, Coventry
60000.00 GBP Annual
10 Aug 2017
25 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
We are currently looking for a Chief Engineer Control Systems to work for a major Automotive organisation based in Warwickshire, West Midlands

Reference No: J
Job Title: Chief Engineer Control Systems
Experience: Hybrid vehicle systems
Location: Warwickshire, West Midlands
Salary: Up to GBP60,000 per annum

The Role:
Based in Warwickshire and primarily responsible for leading hybrid business development, proposal and project delivery activities - particularly in control systems and associated technologies.
Your everyday tasks will include the provision of:
* Technical and commercial leadership in developing new business opportunities
* Compelling project proposals that demonstrate value to our customers
* Outstanding project delivery
You will be comfortable with:
* Meeting new customers and developing relationships
* Working closely with our commercial and sector leaders
* Operating within multi-discipline teams to win and deliver our mild hybrid projects.
* Leading and mentoring a team of engineers

Key Responsibilities:
* Technical leadership of the controls team, including technical review of project portfolio, identification of improvements, actively promoting re-use and generation of IP & staff development on both an individual and team basis
* Day-to-day line-management of engineers & supporting resource planning
* Provide project technical leadership for projects within the controls area
* Interface directly with clients on technical issues
* Focus on delivery of projects on-time and on-budget
* Technical negotiations with clients and support of commercial discussions
* Support Sales Teams in through client interaction, proposal support and roadmap development
* Promotion of the company's capability throughout the global customer base
* Drive the development of future products and services

Skills and Experience Required:
*You are a degree qualified, and ideally chartered, engineer with a significant industry track record in control systems, hybridisation and product design & application.
*In return, our client can offer you an opportunity to broaden your ability and reward you with increased levels of responsibility and ownership. In order to be successful, you should demonstrate:
* Your experience in control systems for Hybrid vehicle systems and extensive experience in the application of these systems in production projects
* Your analytical approach to developing controls algorithms in an automotive environment
* Your fluency in a model-based development languages (Matlab/Simulink, Embedded Coder, Targetlink, ASCET) and an understanding of C-Code
* Your history of defining and preparing winning proposals, with the ability to develop strong, long-lasting customer relationships at senior level and profitable revenue streams
* Your understanding of project delivery within a systems engineering environment and familiarity with the delivery process from requirements capture through to design validation.
* Your ability to plan and deliver projects within budget and within the scoped time
* Your real passion for crafting new ideas and promoting business cases for patent application
* Your enthusiastic and self-motivated personality, which compliments your drive and dedication to deliver technically challenging projects
* Flexibility on work location and prepared to travel within the UK and internationally on short assignments.
* Strong leadership, collaboration, organizational, oral communication, and written communication skills and ability to coordinate and lead multi-disciplined teams

Recruitment Consultant: Rachel Adams
Telephone: ************

Our clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 visas; therefore only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

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