Chief Engineer- Driveline and Transmission

Interaction Worthing
Leamington Spa
£25 - 30 per hour
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Chief Engineer DTS
Leamington Spa
6 month contract
Negotiable Salary

• Primarily a role focussed on the creation of technical solutions, this role also requires proven team leadership capability and offers commercial development opportunity
• Responsible for the delivery of technical solutions (often new or novel to meet demanding client requirements) for large transmission and driveline system multi-year projects of up to £10m
• Lead cross functional delivery teams, typically encompassing; mechanical transmission elements, electrical machine integration, hydraulic or electro-mechanical actuation systems and control system integration, calling upon domain specialist expertise support as required
• Provide senior input and approval to proposals, presentations and concepts / reports / drawings etc. including leading client meetings and providing significant customer management
• Responsible for all technical and potentially commercial aspects of project delivery of self and team, as well as awareness of and adherence to common project management techniques
• Leading technical authority for the company in chosen area, shaping company position on subject, promotes excellence both internally and externally
• Project variety, encompassing many different customer markets, highly varied product sectors e.g. automotive, heavy duty, off highway, industrial, agricultural, military, oil and gas, aerospace, energy generation, rail, marine etc. and any or all project phases, from clean sheet to production


• Substantial degree of personal autonomy and responsibility for the management of others (including recruitment and development)
• Highly competent in the application of a comprehensive range of fundamental Engineering principles to generate or guide the creation of optimal powertrain specific solutions and sufficiently flexible to adapt first principle techniques across a wide range of known and sometimes novel contexts
• Capable of writing technical standards and promotion of excellence in transmission & driveline system design, through coaching of others, and engagement in technical reviews
• Contributes to significant commercial and organisational planning
• Approves documents, deliverables, proposals and requisitions according to defined limits
• Personally accountable for simulation, analysis and diagnosis, design, planning, implementation and evaluation of technical systems and problem root cause analysis
• Contributes to the development of design guidelines, tools and techniques
• Creates, maintains and enhances external and internal relationships
• Seeks and develops commercial opportunities arising from on going customer project work

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