Vehicle Design Engineering Manager / Senior Principal Engineer

  • Location: Rustington, Rustington
  • Function: Design
  • Salary: Please enquire
  • Reference: 12304
  • Job Type: Permanent
Vehicle Design Engineering Manager / Senior Principal Engineer - £excellent salary and benefits

Due to growth at this successful and well established company within the specialist manufacturing / automotive industry sector, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Vehicle Design Engineering Manager / Senior Principal Engineer.

This growth is not forecast, it`s a reality with several fantastic projects already on the high-level plan.

To support this growth and be successful in the delivery of all the projects the business is growing its engineering and project capability moving towards a combined `Product Development` business unit.

The Engineering Design team is responsible for all system design, release and sign off. Working in a matrix structure the team will ensure robust engineering principles are followed to ensure `Engineering Excellence` is embedded into the Products.

The Engineering Design Group Manager will be responsible for the growth and development of the capability and capacity of the team to ensure they are fit to deliver their products.

Duties / Attributes:

- Strong experience in all or some of the following: 

- Body Structures
- Chassis & Electrical integration
- Vehicle Interiors

- Strong new product development experience from Pre-Bid, Concept through to series Manufacture.
- Low & Medium Volume vehicle background would be a real advantage.
- Conversant with `Engineering tools` such DFMEA`s, GD & T, DFM, DFA. 
- Displays good people management capabilities, can lead a team.
- Can demonstrate effective change management and process creation / Implementation.
- Experience in engagement & management of engineering outsourcing deliverables based contracts. 

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Copperfield Recruitment Ltd are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy and are an equal opportunities employer.

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