Manager - Infotainment

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
50000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000/annum
Posted
13 Mar 2018
Closes
10 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description:
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

Job Purpose
The purpose of this role is to lead a team to create commodity strategy plans, deliver R&D and innovation projects to improve the design of those commodities. To create new design archetypes and deliver vehicle application projects.

Business Planning:
Manage 5 year commodity strategy & get relevant new technologies to implementation ready within agreed Function budget, resource & timing.
Create engineering guideline documents and archetypes for platform and non-platform engineered components.
Work with application engineer & Product Cost Estimating to set platform commodity programme Financial targets based on improved archetypes & strategic suppliers.
Define to application engineer resource requirements (internal & external) for platform commodities.

Engineering:
Ensure platform commodities achieve the programme's cascaded system level targets, supporting Concept reviews as required.

Delivery:
Deliver the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements to the application engineer. TDC
Ensure that the commodity meets the Function plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing platform components (BoM, tooling launch).
Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.

Validation:
Create & manage the platform commodity's virtual & physical DV plan.
Ensures effective report writing to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
Ensure that all platform concerns are robustly resolved & provide technical support for application concerns.
Complete FESO documentation for platform commodities.

Qualifications & Experience
• Engineering degree or equivalent. Preferably Chartered Engineering status or equivalent.
• Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics Commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
• Experience of delivering one of the following commodities: infotainment, audio, cluster & displays, tracker & e-call, antennas, switchgear, lighting, camera & PDC's, body electronics, power management, EDS.
• Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
• Experience of leading a cross functional team, including complex issue resolution.
• Experience of leading a small engineering team of direct reports - desirable not essential.
• Supplier management experience
• Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion
• Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
• Excellent knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
• Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems.
• Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels
• Confident presenter
• Analytical
• Microsoft project experience is desirable
• Excellent financial management skills
• Strategic thinking
• Must be able to project manage and work collaboratively with a cross-functional team.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors