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