BIW/Closures Engineer

Recruiter
RLE International Product Development lt
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£25.30per hour limited company
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
23 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading Automotive OEM is currently seeking a highly experienced BIW/Closures Engineer to work in their Special Vehicle Operations Division based in The Midlands location

Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry.

So, if you're looking for a key role in shaping the future of the car industry, they have the stage and the tools necessary for you to make it happen.

BIW/Closures Engineer - Role & Responsibilities

This position is to lead BiW and Closure activities within the SVO Body team.

You will be expected to lead the development and delivery of BiW and closure systems including the Body structures, door in white, RMDV, CAD, sealing, testing, packaging, CAE etc.

You will need to be able to work and lead these activities cross functionally with internal and external partners and suppliers.

You will be required to deliver against project timings and metrics to ensure the delivery of the commodities.

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

- It is essential that the individual has worked in an engineering delivery role, with a high level knowledge on "in white" commodities and has had experience in developing tooling for metallic stamped parts.
- Excellent communication skills: Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives and resolve issues is essential
- High Drive, self motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision

Experience Required:

It is essential that the individual has worked in an engineering delivery role, with a high level knowledge on BiW and closure systems.

- Experience in projects from pre to Job 1 inc launch support.

- Experience of GPDS / PCS and all engineering planning and delivery processes is essential i.e. AIM's, DFMEA, eFDVS / RMDV, WERS.

- Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives and resolve issues is essential

- High drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.

- Candidates must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure.

- Good leadership and influencing skills

- The ability to manage complex technical issues is essential to balance the often conflicting needs of the business, within project timing constraints.

- A good level of people development and team management skill or experience.

- Both verbal and written communication skills are important to report technical issues across all levels, and these should be combined with a confident attitude.

- The candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines.

- Be able to demonstrate high levels of leadership and people development skills.

- The candidate must be flexible with regard to multiple site working during launch.

Experience Preferred:

- Preferably a degree in an Engineering subject or HNC/HND with significant experience.

Minimum 2 years experience of working in a similar role within the automotive, or a related, industry, with a demonstrable track record of delivery

Additional Information :

Special Vehicle Operations is one pillar of the Client Special Operations division responsible for developing the strategy, product and process to deliver Special Vehicles.

Operating as a business within the business and set up with a nimble/commercially-minded outlook. Area is in a period of rapid growth and transformation, offering a unique opportunity to be part of, and lead, transformation of what we offer and how we do business. Primary Gaydon but must be willing to travel to other sites as and when necessary

This role is signed off until 31st March 2018 with a view to renew a further 12 months

Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship to work in the UK, my client cannot offer sponsorship, and your application will be automatically declined.

**NO AGENCY CALLING**