Engineering Director

120000.00 - 140000.00 GBP Annual + GBP120000 - GBP140000/annum + Company Benefits Scheme
26 Jun 2018
24 Jul 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
EB5364 Engineering Director

Salary: GBP120,000 to GBP140,000

Location: Warwickshire

Position: Permanent

Benefits: Pension, 28 days' holiday (+ bank holidays), Salary Sacrifice

We are looking for an Engineering Director to work with a Global Automotive Client to join their company on a permanent basis. This Engineering Director would ideally have E-Powertrain Projects experience and it would be a benefit if this Engineering Director have German language knowledge.

This Engineering Director must hold an Engineering Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline. This Engineering Director must also have a minimum of 15 years' demonstrable experience in an automotive powertrain / transmission environment.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

* Ultimate technical owner for key customer project.
* Management and coordination of the project technical team to ensure products are delivered at a cost, quality and time appropriate for the application.
* Senior / board level interface with customers and, as required, suppliers and other partners.
* Key decision maker defining and implementing direction to ensure project success.
* Involvement in business development activities and support of the business management.
* Technical reporting internally (to the Group board) as well as externally to provide clear, factual and concise project status.
* Liaise with, including travel to, other sites to co-ordinate design activities and ensure their delivery is in line with the programme requirements.
* Lead system and component-level safety case development, and follow industry standard techniques to ensure a robust design, e.g. FMEA.
* Build and maintain a strong customer relationship, to facilitate technical interfacing between the teams and the client.

Experience / Qualifications:

* A broad industry network and proven ability to interface at a senior / board level with customers and suppliers.
* Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline.
* A minimum of 15 years' demonstrable experience in an automotive powertrain / transmission environment.
* Ability to deep dive and to provide direction and resolution to technical powertrain issues. Proven, senior level experience in design of advanced powertrain systems for production.
* Experience of working on automotive powertrain systems and understanding their interfaces and integration into the vehicle.
* Experience leading the integration of multiple complex projects requiring interaction with numerous third parties and suppliers.
* Detailed technical knowledge of transmission / powertrain systems and associated development cycles.
* Confident user of MS Office products.
* Proven team management ability and of working in a fast-paced team

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted