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Lead Engineer - Injection Moulding

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Salary: £27.00 - 29.90 per hour

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 23 Aug 2021

Reference: 5055

Lead Engineer – Injection Moulding

Pay rate:
Up to £29.90 per hour

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We have an open Lead engineer - Injection Moulding + Tool Feasibility opportunity available with our client who is an automotive manufacturer in Gaydon. 

Lead Engineer Duties:

  • To coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of Exterior Ornamentation components.
  • Operating in a cross-functional organisation, Lead Engineers will report into the relevant Group Leaders and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, have an additional matrix report into Module Leaders.
  • The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time whilst leading the release & validation activities across specific programmes

Skills Required:

  • Injection Moulding + Tool Feasibility. Previous knowledge and experience of Engineering injection moulded components with the ability to understand tooling feasibility constraints and apply them to the part's design.
  • Geometrical Integration Demonstratable ability to use 3D CAD tools to analyse and review virtual models and their interfaces to surrounding parts.
  • Ability to create CAD models would be advantageous
  • Understanding of problem solving tools and techniques including 8D, DMAIC, cause & effect & risk management.
  • Experience or qualifications in Six Sigma would be ideal

Experience Required:

  • Degree or relevant qualification.
  • Having proven experience of Engineering delivery, primarily in new tool items with solid understanding of a well-engineered product including specifications, good engineering practise, testing, evidence & adherence to timeline.
  • Experience of managing complex projects with multiple cross functional stakeholders.
  • Experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a project team environment.
  • Experience of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes.


We’re looking to speak with suitable Lead Engineer candidates as soon as possible.

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