Technical Engineering Assistant

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Technical Engineering Assistant

Posted 31 October 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Body & Chassis
Contact NameMia Biddle

Job description

Position Title: Technical Engineering Assistant

Duration: Contract

Location: Woking, Surrey (1 day per week from home)

Reporting to:

  • Vehicle Design Engineering Director (VDE)

Essential Criteria:

  • The Client is looking for a Technical Engineering Assistant to work within engineering department and assist with the report out / launch of their new sport & super car models.
  • The Technical Engineering Assistant will be supporting a Director within the organisation, our Client is looking for a driven individual who is looking to gain experience and grow within the organisation, who has a technical interest within an automotive company sports / supercar OEM.

Role Description:

  • Technical assistance to the VDE Director to get ready technical documentation/presentations/
  • Delivery of accurate and detailed reports to Directors and Managers
  • Complete power point presentations for the Engineering Director to use
  • Prepare Excel files, with Data analysis, graphs, pivot table, etc..
  • Support VDE Director in preparation of all documents necessary for Team Performance Evaluation
  • Monitor and report gateway inputs
  • Support VDE Director and senior manager meetings
  • Progress the engineering team for deliverables
  • Record and maintain all minutes of meetings for action plan delivery
  • VDE Team KPI reporting
  • Ad-hoc reports / analysis / projects as required
  • VDE HC monitoring on a weekly base, orga charts update, banding and salary tracking
  • VDE HC Budget monitoring
  • Preparation of yearly Quarterly reviews

Skills and Attributes (Required):

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent standard of reports and document delivery
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Technical mind-set with the ability to support technical delivery expectations
  • Good team worker and Positive Attitude/Motivation
  • Excellent office skills
  • Diligent
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excel high level
  • Power point / presentations high level
  • Excellent IT skills, specifically advanced MS Excel & PowerPoint
  • SAP data understanding
  • Analytical & presentation skills
  • Writes clearly and succinctly, avoiding jargon/complicated language and ensuring that documentation is logically structured, meeting the needs and level of understanding of the intended audience.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, adapting and responding to change - accepts new ideas and change initiatives when they arise, can adapt interpersonal style to suit different people or situations and shows respect and sensitivity towards differences
  • Time-management skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to multitask

Skills and Attributes (Preferred):

  • Experience as a technical engineering assistant or similar
  • Automotive / Engineering technical education