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Salary: £24 - 25 per hour
Location: Belper, Derbyshire
Job Type: Contract
Date Listed: 07 Apr 2021
Reference: 4828 - KA
The purpose of this role is to lead design, development, testing and introduction of new components or commodities. The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time and lead on the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across specific programmes. The main area will be to develop specific accessories for all appropriate programmes.
Development and delivery of the engineering solutions to meet the defined customer requirements.
Manage the design, development, and testing activity to minimise the project duration.
Responsible for the technical details ensuring they are accurate and aligned to the customer needs.
Adherence to the overall technical approach
Project delivery status on time to programme needs.
Deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost, and time.
Manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones.
Manage component and vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support rectification of issues.
Ensure all appropriate standards are met through-out design maturation.
Ensure all programme design solutions meet:
Programme targets for cost and weight
Legal regulations and Requirements Management & Design Verification documentation
Keep all documentation up to date including:
Foundation and Programme Design analysis documents
Quality history and bill of design
Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested.
Previous experience of managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
Previous experience delivering automotive components.
A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes.
Previous programme delivery experience, with influencing and engagement skills
Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred.
Experience of concept generation and cross functionality problem resolution
Knowledge and understanding of specific car components, or systems and sub-systems.
Working knowledge of project management skills
Experience of delivering and developing technical products.
An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent, and dependable.
An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment.
An individual with the ability to prioritise their workload.
A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas.
An effective team player who supports team members
Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure.
An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style.
Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 17.15pm
Friday: 8.00am – 14.15pm