32181 Launch Engineer - exterior systems
A Launch Engineer with experience in Exterior Systems is required to work for a leading automotive OEM. The position will be a contract role based in Gaydon, Warwickshire with regular travel to Europe being required. You will be responsible for successfully leading a team of Engineers to deliver a major vehicle programme through to Job #1.
Experience during the launch phase of automotive projects.
Experience of working in an engineering environment leading the development of products.
Experience of leading a multi-disciplinary team including Engineers, suppliers, manufacturing, marketing & design.
Proven Project management capability - demonstrated by recent delivery on time & budget and capable of working in a reactive environment.
Engineering knowledge of Exterior trim component design, function, performance, production & manufacturing requirements.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, demonstrating an ability to communicate at all levels.
PC Literacy - Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel, Word etc.
Able to assimilate large quantities of data.
Significant experience in use of engineering tools - FMEA, Six Sigma, problem resolution etc.
Familiar with 8D process.
Able to support launch phase in Europe at plant Graz and possibly tier 1 suppliers.
Ideally degree educated
Preferably worked in a similar role in an OEM or in an automotive tier 1 supplier.
Additional Information :
Must be willing to travel to Europe, regularly, for extended periods to support launch phase of programme.