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Salary: £27.50 - 29.50 per hour

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 05 Nov 2021

Reference: 5184

Brake Design Module Leader

Location: Gaydon

Contract length: Ongoing
Pay Rate:
Inside IR35

We have an exciting opportunity for a Brake Design Module Leader to represent the Brake Design Group within a Project Team on a major new vehicle programme. This role will give the successful applicant a wide ranging exposure to Senior Management and offers good career development opportunities.

Brake Design Module Leader Duties:

  •       Responsible for the coordination and delivery of all the module systems, subsystems and components
  •       Facilitate the agreement of system specifications, ensuring compatibility with & leveraging support from the Brakes Design teams.
  •       Manage commercial target generation to support agreed specifications, creating and submitting required documentation on component piece costs, vendor tooling and Design and Development costs.
  •       Create and maintain Module initial Bill of Material for Brakes system
  •       Coordinate and influence the cross-functional team to deliver to agreed targets, without direct responsibility for the team members.
  •       Be the primary interface to the Programme and Chassis Programme Leaders for the nominated programmes.
  •       Manage seconded team members to achieve agreed deliverables and gateway requirements.
  •       Capture issues and track progress, leading issue resolution and potentially task forces.
  •       Own and control all cascaded targets (technical and business related) relevant to the Team.

Brake Design Module Leader Skills Required:

  •       Strong leadership, presentation, negotiation, IT and technical project management skills
  •       Experience of presenting technical status
  •       A deep understanding of the engineering of complex mechanical, hydraulic and electrical automotive systems with a minimum of 3 years involved in the engineering of vehicle Chassis systems - ideally Brakes.
  •       Experience of Automotive new model activities - concept to launch environment, preferably in the role of Project Leader or Commodity / System Leader or similar.
  •       Experience of working to a formal product development management system and using online systems for the management of component and system validation and results reporting.
  •       Successful delivery of Brakes engineering module for an automotive OEM
  •       Considerable experience in an automotive engineering or development environment
  •       Experience of cost down project delivery
  •       Educated to Degree level or equivalent in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or a related discipline.


We’re looking to speak with suitable Brake Design Module Leader candidates as soon as possible.

Apply now with a copy of your CV to discuss this position with a member of our team