Lead Engineer - Body

Coventry £ 50,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012872

An innovative and pioneering EV tech company are seeking a Lead Engineer (Body). In this role you will be exposed to a variety of components, systems and suppliers developing advanced feature strategies and leading content delivery on a new global EV project.


Commutable from: Warwick, Coventry, Leamington Spa, Solihull, Redditch

Salary: £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. Exceptional Pension, holidays and incidental benefits


The Role
The Lead Engineer (Body) will be responsible for reporting into the Engineering Manager on behalf of the entire Body Exterior Systems for a single vehicle line.
Represent Body Exterior Function Group and support the Vehicle Line Principal in delivering programme objectives and gateway milestones
Respond to daily technical questions, attend meetings/reviews and react to any issues relevant to Body Exterior to best serve your customer groups such as SQA, Purchasing and Project Management teams.
Support a cross-functional team to support a simultaneous engineering to releasing with a right first time (RFT) philosophy. Including external suppliers, quality, logistics, concept, vehicle development, purchasing and manufacturing engineers
Develop your capability of resolving problems, performing root cause analysis and identifying countermeasures and solutions.


The Candidate
Design and development experience on various automotive products.
A good understanding of Automotive manufacture processes, feasibility and technology.
A vast understanding of the complete product lifecycle (concept-delivery)
CAD operation knowledge - for opening model and cut sections and add other models for review, ideally Catia v5.
Knowledge of automotive processes such as DFMEA and DVP.
Logical approach to problem solving and work in a methodical manner.
Educated to Degree level in suitable Engineering discipline.


To apply for the Lead Engineer (Body) position please forward an up to date copy of your CV to James Colley.
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