PLATFORM ENGINEERING MANAGER | AUTOMOTIVE | WARWICK
About our client
A multinational 1st tier supplier to the automotive sector. This organisation has been awarded model year revisions 17,17,18,19,20 from their OEM client. They are expanding and have plans to double some of their departments in 2017.
The purpose of the role
To manage and support all platform product engineering activities in the UK. Be the single point of escalation for these.
The day to day duties
Manage the platform engineering team: Ensure that internal and external customer deliverables are met, ensuring that the are performing to expectations by setting and adjusting priorities.
Act as single point of escalation: Ensuring that you are available to the customer for any and all platform issues.
Documentation: Maintain a strong control over standard engineering documents and metrics, such as AIMS, ECR and the ECR tracking sheet.
Support: Program Managers with engineering deliverables and data.
Deputise and support: The engineering manager
Continuously improve: Search for ways to continuously improve the departments performance.
Leadership: Develop the engineering team to its full potential
Customer focus: Represent the company on all customer issues relating to your platform.
Candidates should have the following experience and qualifications
- A degree in Engineering, or related technical experience
- Experience of supporting and managing program management teams
- Experience of program management in a 1st tier automotive environment
- Experience of customer facing
- A demonstrable history of delivering automotive programs
Experience as EDS Engineering Team Leader, EDS Project Manager, EDS Programme Manager or similar who has a strong background and knowledge of electrical systems and a proven track record in delivering high value programmes to customers on time, to cost and quality.