Lead Engineer

Coventry Dependant on experience Contract

Job Reference: 013453

Due to the award of new projects a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles has a new vacancy for a Lead Engineer to join the business on a contract basis. An experienced Senior Engineer you will be well versed in the automotive or specialist vehicle sectors and will take a lead role to ensure on time delivery of the projects.


Commutable from: Coventry, Nuneaton, Birmingham, Leicester, Leamington Spa, Warwick

Rate: Dependant on experience

Suitable For: Lead Engineer, Chief Engineer, Design Engineer, Principal Engineer, Project Manager.


The Role

You will work closely with the Customer, Project Managers and the Design team to turn engineering design concepts into fully validated and verified designs fit for volume manufacture. You will be part of the customer facing team able to articulate engineering concepts to engineers, project managers and other key internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

Lead the technical direction of the project design team to ensure final designs meet customer requirements
Development of system designs
Lead and undertake problem solving of design and product issues to resolve functional issues
Work with production and quality teams to investigate and resolve issues
Supervise of prototype system design and build
Be responsible for validation and qualification of system designs which may include hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and electronic components
Lead design reviews with the customer


The Person

Proven track record of successful involvement in design & development projects within the automotive or specialist vehicle sector
Honours Degree or equivalent in an appropriate Engineering or similar subject
Understanding of engineering drawings and design standards
Experience in the validation and verification of product including environmental qualification
Thorough understanding of the principles of systems engineering
Experience in compiling Design FMEAs
Development of complex technical customer documentation packages
Good communicator throughout all levels of the organisation and externally

For more information send a CV to James Charlett
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