Development Engineer - 33683 - up to £2127/hr - Chassis

Jonathan Lee Recruitment
£19.27 - £21.27 per hour
11 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A Development Engineer is required to join a newly implemented Systems Engineering structure within tje Chassis team at a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

This role will assume responsibility for supporting and planning Motion System activities across a specific architecture (platform). The successful candidate will support the Programme Leader to ensure that all gateway deliverables are delivered on time and to the required standard in an efficient manner, with effective communication with the Programme teams, Vehicle Engineering and other interfacing functions. In successfully fulfilling this role the candidate will be placed to further develop their career in technical programme management. Support the Motion System Programme Leaders by:

  • Co-ordination of PDL responses, including resource requirements, vehicles, parts, facilities & instrumentation
  • Gateway planning for both virtual and physical gateways
  • Co-ordinating programme meetings & tuning reviews to resolve issues and agree plans
  • Assisting the preparation of programmes specific Motion System input into Chassis Technical Review meetings, Vehicle Line Director's meetings and other programme reviews
  • Data management: maintaining programme metrics, resource planning and other business office demands
  • Supporting programme e.g. VITs where necessary
  • RMDV2 planning and reporting
  • Co-ordinating facility/vehicle availability/allocation to allow completion of requested DVP work
  • Co-ordinate activities within a cross-functional team to deliver against gateway requirements
  • Maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Essential Skills Required:

  • Experience of project management within automotive or development environment
  • Understanding of automotive control systems
  • Effective communication skills

Experience Required:

  • 2 + years of delivering technical products through a team
  • Experience in the management of requirements & targets
  • Working with an Automotive OEM or large Tier 1 in a development role
  • Planning and delivery of complex multi-disciplinary projects in an automotive mechanical or electronics environment using a Gateway based process
  • Degree in a mechanical or automotive engineering discipline

Experience Preferred:

  • Prior or Current JLR or Ford experience working to GPDS / PCDS and using eFDVS / RMDV
  • Successful delivery of a control system module for an automotive OEM
  • Experience in an automotive engineering or development environment
  • Masters in Engineering or Business

If you are interested in this position, please apply now with an up to date CV. For more information, please contact Lois Weston on 01384446119 or email .

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