Chassis ADAS Project Leader

The Fuel Group Limited
From £43,000 to £53,000 per annum Bonus + Relocation + Excellent Bens
10 Aug 2018
15 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Chassis ADAS Project LeaderContract: PermanentLocation: West MidlandsSalary: up to £53,000 + bonus + relocation assistance + excellent benefits packageAs the Chassis ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) Project Leader you’ll be the principal link between pre-development, the core ADAS development team, software delivery teams, vehicle engineering, launch and core chassis engineering teams. You will be key to driving delivery of chassis content and attribute targets. You’ll ensure deadlines are met smoothly, to attribute performance targets, on time and within program budgets for both material and development costs.

You’ll work cross functionally and support teams across multiple locations across the UK. Occasional short duration overseas travel will be required.

Key Responsibilities

·Drive core programme delivery from through to first application programme launch

·Ensure core ADAS technology development supports vehicle programmes

·Ensure development plan is aligned to supplier and technology partner activities

·Lead problem resolution on multi-discipline technical and strategic incompatibilities, move roadblocks to all aspects of chassis content delivery

·Ensure material cost, tooling and D&D are delivered within programme targets

·Ensure all programme gateway requirements are delivered accurately and on time at each gateway, including product and component performance, timing, quality, weight and commercial deliverables

·Responsible for supporting teams at multiple locations (home location and build launch location)

·Lead the compilation and presentation of Chassis status in various forums

Skills/experience Required

This is a high visibility and challenging role, and key to the role is ensuring that vehicles meet the programme and brand targets and delight customers.

·Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential

·Experience on working with international external business partners will be an advantage

·Working knowledge of automotive software concepts and development processes will be an advantage

·High levels of personal organisation and motivation are essential. Frequent exposure in senior forms can be expected

·Excellent team leading capability is also essential. It will be a requirement to organise and drive the team to resolve cross functional issues

·Excellent understanding of product delivery process is a requirement, including target setting and chassis sign off requirements

·The role demands a strong level of technical knowledge and a broad understanding of chassis interfaces into other vehicle functions

·Familiarity with key automotive/chassis product development systems & processes

·High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision

·Candidates must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure

·Full UK driving license preferred.

Applicants must have eligibility to work in EU without restriction or sponsorship.

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