Lead Engineer

West Midlands
30 Sep 2017
28 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Engineer - Solihull - Competitive Annual Salary + Benefits

A global organisation is seeking a Lead Engineer to join their team within their purpose-built, Solihull based, complex engineering facility.

Working within an automotive environment the selected candidate will be responsible for leading and managing teams of designers and engineers to deliver robust, detailed and proven designs in a timely fashion to support production tooling, pre-production builds, testing programmes and launch activities.

Other responsibilities include: Working closely with customers and suppliers; Being the key point of contact for customers; Liaising with Project Managers and tooling specialists; To take responsibility for Product Cost, Product timing and Product Quality; Ensuring correct logging and tracking of progress and issues; Resource Management of the team; Conduction feasibility studies and managing the entire project lifecycle.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates need to have proven experience as a Lead Engineer, Chief Engineer, Principal Engineer or similar, and as such have experience leading teams of engineers including design, tooling and process etc. In addition to this candidates need to have gained this experience within an automotive environment, along with having a strong background in interior trim. Candidates should also have good experience managing the complete project lifecycle including tool maturation and product launch. A working knowledge in areas such as DFM (Design for Manufacture), DFA (Design for Assembly), GD&T, CAD, CAE, FMEA, FEA.

This Lead Engineer position is commutable from Solihull, Birmingham, Coventry, Rugby, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Telford, Derby and other areas within the Midlands.

Please contact Tom on 02392322341 or

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This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/76286043

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