Lead Engineer - Vehicle Attribute

# Permanent

We are recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Lead Engineer - Vehicle Attribute for one of our prestigious automotive clients in the Warwickshire area:

Job Title:                                                            Lead Engineer - Vehicle Attribute

Salary:                                                                  c£60K per annum

Permanent/Contract/Fixed Term:     Permanent

Department:                                                    Vehicle Engineering

Location:                                                            Midlands based with International Travel

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement target / requirement cascade through Jama.
  • Ensure subjective targets are effectively translated to objective targets.
  • Ensure all targets are cascaded to all areas of business and systems.
  • Ensure all targets and associated test results are robustly documented and reported.
  • Ensure any non-compliances are identified and plans to address agreed.
  • Lead reporting and maturation of weight status including weight reduction roadmap.
  • Support reporting of attribute target attainment at gateways.
  • Ensures customer focus in attribute balancing activities.
  • Approval of design releases for attribute compliance.

 

MAIN TASKS

  • Support robust attribute target definition and delivery for the client.
  • Drive completeness of attribute target cascade from Vehicle to component level with ESP.
  • Identify any incompatibilities between attribute targets and drive target balancing / trade offs.
  • Ensure attribute validation plan is defined.
  • Work with VEM to ensure appropriate test facilities are identified and available.
  • Work with Concept and Studio Feasibility teams to ensure vehicle concept supports attribute targets.
  • Work with PDM Manager to ensure robust weight reporting through Teamcenter.
  • Identify any attribute target gap closure actions*
  • Identify and work with third parties where additional work is required to define objective targets*
  • Support VEM with RFQ process for test facilities*
  • Deliver other tasks as assigned by a line manager

*occasionally

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Strategic thinking.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in a “Start up” business is desirable.
  • Solid understanding of automotive vehicle attributes is essential.
  • Experience working in one or more vehicle attribute teams / Vehicle Integration desirable |Understands interactions and dependencies between attributes and has experience of the trade off process.
  • Experienced in vehicle attribute assessments.
  • Experience with Jama or other requirements management system is desirable.
  • Experience using Teamcenter / Vismockup is desirable.

 

SENIORITY LEVEL & INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

 Medium (6 years+)

Managerial authorities    

  • Weight management lead
  • Attribute lead into concept development activities

 

Reference ID: LEVA001

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