Job Title: Mechanical Design Leader
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000 / annum
Job Type: Permanent
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.
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.
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.