Technical Leader

Job Title: Mechanical Design Leader

Location: Rugby

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 / annum

Job Type: Permanent

The Role

This role will involve the candidate to complete technical solution to be provided to meet / exceed customer expectations within the companies timing and cost constraints. Utilizes planning, resource and task management skills and directs engineering staff in successful implementation of project assignments.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To manage and monitor complex projects to ensure they are running to specification, on time and to budget

  • To plan, organize, assign, review and evaluate the work of the engineering project team

  • To analyse information and assess the results enabling the effective implementation of solutions to complex problems

  • To create quality supporting data to demonstrate productivity, resources, and facility output

  • To promptly report probable and actual process changes to reduce the potential cost of manufacture

  • Capable of making autonomous decisions based on experience and project requirements.

  • Responsible to drive and understand customer specifications both corporate and plant. Customer specifications are adhered to/or signed customer deviation received.

  • Responsible to work with customer to finalize design requirements, reviews and approvals throughout design phases, manufacturing, and completion.

  • Responsible for the solution Design, volume, quality, Risk Assessment, PFMEA, Safety & CE Risk Assessment and MFMEA.

  • Work with the Technical Leader to ensure cross functional communication is taking place when there's a "process change" that affects engineering and/or other departments.

The Candidate

Mandatory skills

  • Degree in Engineering or Mechanical Design

  • Considerable experience within the Automotive/Manufacturing industry (eg. JLR)

  • Ability to design tooling for the BIW Automotive Sector including welding & riveting and all other joining.

  • Good working knowledge of CAE programs including Catia, Solidwork, Vision MockUp etc

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office 2013 particularly Excel & Powerpoint

  • Knowledge of FEA and stress analysis.

Desired Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of Jaguar Land Rover's working practices and procedures/specification

  • Good organizational and planning skills; ability to delegate tasks and reassign work as required

  • Strong knowledge of JLR specification.

Reference 21926/004