Brakes Module Leader

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Brakes Module Leader

Posted 09 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Body & Chassis
Contact NameMia Biddle

Job description

Order Ref: 39117

Position Title: Brakes Module Leader

Duration: 6 Month Rolling Contract

Location: Gaydon

Division: Chassis Engineering

Position Description:

  • Brakes Module Leader
  • Legacy Programmes Owns and controls all cascaded targets (technical and business related) relevant to the Team, via the target setting process and delivers these on time and to target.
  • Is responsible for the coordination and delivery of all the module systems, subsystems and components, meeting all agreed targets.
  • Carries out the processes required to support project gateway activities to ensure robust delivery of the vehicle programme.
  • Escalates key delivery issues in a timely way allowing corrective intervention to progress.
  • Ensures effective communication exists across all functions via full team participation.

Skills Required:

  • Self-motivated and possessing strong leadership, communication, presentation, negotiation, IT and technical project management skills to enable the candidate to lead the module team members in the delivery of programme key metrics/targets.
  • Experience of presenting technical status and communicating confidently at all levels within the business and the supply base.
  • A deep understanding of the engineering of complex mechanical, hydraulic and electrical automotive systems with a minimum of 3 years involved in the engineering of vehicle Chassis systems, ideally Brakes.

Experience Required:

  • Experience of Automotive new model activities - concept to launch environment preferably in the role of project leader or commodity/system leader or similar.
  • Experience of working to a formal product development management system and using online systems for the management of component and system validation and results reporting.
  • Considerable experience in an automotive engineering or development environment

Experience Preferred:

  • Successful delivery of Brakes engineering module for an automotive OEM
  • Experience of cost down project delivery

Education Required:

  • Educated to degree level, or equivalent, in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or a related discipline.

Additional Information:

  • Hybrid working