Large Engines Chief Engineer

65000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Large Engines Chief Engineer to work for a major Automotive organisation based in Brighton, West Sussex

Job Title: Large Engines Chief Engineer
Experience: 5+ years
Location: Brighton, West Sussex
Salary: From GBP65,000 to 75,000 per annum

The Role:
*Helping to define new business streams for Engines and developing associated selling strategies and supporting material (maximizing Global Product Group offerings)
*Providing technical lead in developing business opportunities with relevant material and preparing proposals in response to Request For Quotations
*Development of proposals (documentation, plans, costing, commercial package) for global customers through to order conversion with support of senior staff
*Support development of technology strategy and product offerings for engines
*Technical leadership of assigned Engines Product Group projects by:
*Defining technical resource requirements for successful project execution
*Maximizing team performance using standard processes
*Leading technical reviews
*Primary technical interface with client
*Validation of work undertaken including approval of technical reporting
*Developing and maintaining client network and relationships with senior level customer counterparts (Chief Engineer level and above)
*Mentoring key engineers and identifying requirements for skills development where required

Personal Profile:
*You are a degree qualified engineer with a minimum of 5 years' industry experience in automotive engineering
*You will have a strong technical background in at least one area of engines specialisation (e.g.: design, application engineering, etc.) but some experience of "job rotation" across other functions will be appreciated
*You will be seeking a move into a dynamic and challenging environment that will broaden your experience and reward you with increased levels of responsibility and ownership
*In order to be successful, you will need to demonstrate:
*Experience of product development within the automotive industry, ideally with some experience involving volume production programmes
*Credibility to handle a range of customer situations (appropriate coaching will be provided)
*An aptitude to provide a strong level of leadership and ability to coordinate and lead multi-disciplined teams (appropriate coaching will be provided)
*A desire to develop strong project management skills with a strong element of process control
*Proven interpersonal and communication skills at all levels
*High degree of flexibility and willingness to travel
*Strong personal drive and motivation to succeed
*A strong level of patience in dealing with clients and team situations coupled with an ability to accept and positively respond to frequent changes
*An ability to work at times under pressure and very tight timescales
*An appreciation of and an ability to positively resolve issues arising from different cultures
*High level of pro-active idea generation and promotion of business cases for IP generation
*Being a benchmark for upholding values

Recruitment Consultant: Rachel Adams
Telephone: (Apply online only)

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