Vehicle Build Engineer (x4) - Automotive

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Coventry
Salary:
£23 to £23 per hour
Salary Description:
£23 per hour
Posted:
10/07/2018
Recruiter:
Premea Limited
Job Ref:
PREM-5144

Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Division:
Business Office.

Position Description:
The client's New Model Programmes organisation has responsibility for leading all launch activities through co-ordination of all Business Functions with the objective of achieving flawless Product Launches, on time, to cost, achieving quality targets and delivering to the highest levels of customer satisfaction. This requires interaction & co-ordination of Manufacturing, Product Development, Purchasing, Suppliers and the Marketing, Sales & Service activities.

The Pilot Operations team which forms a major part of the New Model Programme organisation are the lead for the build of all physical pre-production, verification units within the client. The principle objectives of the verification build are to confirm the Bill of Design, the Bill of Process, to support the generation of AIMS and supply the vehicles to internal customers to complete their activity, ensuring that the VP exit criteria are met. Ultimately, effectiveness is measured by reduction of production losses during the pre-production build phases in the manufacturing plant and the achievement of the ramp up plan, and the achievement of the main quality metrics, RFT, FTT and warranty.

Skills Required:
The successful candidate should have the capability to drive and motivate the team to achieve results and continually implement process improvements. They should be determined to achieve deadlines and be pro-active in anticipating and preventing any build stopping issues. They will also need to ensure that the quality of the product is not compromised by the ability to achieve the timing plan.

Experience Required:
The key points are;
- Engineering level experience of building vehicles and understanding of the functional systems therein. May have strengths in particular areas of vehicle systems.
- Analytical skills to define problem states comprehensively. Able to communicate this effectively to others; verbal & written.
- Leadership skills to be able to independently lead an activity, decision making, metric tracking & reporting, driving problem resolution and influence the team to deliver necessary results for quality and delivery metrics.

Additional Information:
Initial contract - 6 months, potential for renewal thereafter.

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

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.

Contact Details:
Premea Limited
Tel: +44(0)1926 298890
Fax: +44(0)1926 298908
Contact: Chris Wright
Email:

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