Weight Engineering PAT Leader - £25.54 p/h - Warwickshire

CH, Coventry
From £22.00 to £25.54 per hour Ltd Co.
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Weight Engineering PAT Leader to work for a major Automotive organisation based in Warwickshire, West Midlands

Reference No: J009734

Job Title: Weight Engineering PAT Leader

Experience: Whole vehicle engineering

Location: Warwickshire, West Midlands

Rate: From £22.00 to £25.54 per hour Ltd Co.

Hours: 40 per week

The Role:

*Sustainability Attributes is a multi-discipline function containing the sub attributes of Weights and Environment, operating as part of Vehicle Engineering and Attributes (VEA)

*Weight Engineering has a critical role in the company's regulatory obligations for tailpipe CO2, GHG and customer driven attributes

*An excellent opportunity exists to learn about attribute management through the subject of Mass Properties

*As a PAT Leader within Weight Engineering, this represents an ideal opportunity to guide and influence the business in delivering all carlines to achieve a highly competitive offering to our customers

*This role is pivotal in helping the company deliver its corporate compliance CO2 targets as move towards 2020

*Being involved from initial target setting (pre-PS) right through to validation at VP and production capability at J1, the wide scope of this role means that there is opportunity to interact with many areas of the business

*Additionally, exposure to the wider engineering teams as it encompasses the whole vehicle and it also provides the opportunity for interaction with all levels of the business including senior management

*The department has a proven track record for professional development and career progression, through the technical development of the attribute and leadership skills and visibility gained as a result of building relationships up to Director level

Key Responsibilities:

*Candidates will be required to lead, manage and champion Weight and Mass Properties target development and delivery for multiple programmes and different model years

*Prioritise workload for yourself and your immediate team and lead the programme support team where applicable

*Negotiate cross functional and attribute target trading and balancing for Weight with VEM, CPD, VPD and Engineering Director(s)

*Review vehicle level benchmarking output for attribute futuring and target setting

*Lead issue resolution and status report out up to Engineering Director at Engineering Tech. Issues reviews

*Co-ordinate and chair Design Efficiency Reviews, using teardown data, with engineering functions

*Ensure consistent and accurate data reporting to the business

*Loading Charts, Parametric models, etc.

*Liaise with International Engineering teams to ensure robust delivery of Weights for products built off shore

*Take responsibility for producing programme metrics e.g. RMDV, Panel charts, Tech Data Sheets

*Conduct Certification of Masses and Dimensions Whole Vehicle Type Approval (WVTA) with the VCA

*Attend Engineering meetings, VIT, COC weight Reviews, Virtual Series Meetings

*Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

Skills Required:

3 Key Skills:

- Strong leadership and project management skills with ability to prioritise own and others time and work load
- Deliver under pressure and challenging deadlines
- Good presentation and communication skills

Experience Required:

*Whole vehicle engineering knowledge & cross functional experience

*Self-motivated, uses initiative and problem solver

*Focused on delivering results

*Able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment

*Relevant degree or equivalent experience

Additional Information:

*Travel may be required to other Engineering and Manufacturing sites

*40 hours per week with 3.30pm finish on Fridays

*Recruitment Consultant: Chris Murphy

*Telephone: ************

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