Design, release and approval of Lighting components and systems to deliver required functionality to agreed cost, timing and quality targets.
Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
Manage 5-year commodity strategy & get relevant new technologies to implementation ready within agreed Function budget, resource & timing.
Create engineering guideline documents and archetypes for platform and non-platform engineered components.
Define to application engineer resource requirements (internal & external) for platform commodities.
Manage lighting commodity CAD BOM.
Ensure components are designed and engineered robustly using standard engineering toolsets.
Support pre-production builds, ensuring build concerns are contained and resolved in the required timeframe.
Develop lighting concepts in CAD, prior to supplier sourcing.
Define requirements for owned and interfacing components.
Create and maintain component specifications.
Lead cross-functional team to deliver components to the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements.
Ensure that the commodity meets the Feature plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing components (BoM, tooling launch).
Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
Create & manage the commodity’s virtual & physical DV plan.
Ensure effective report writing to evidence component and system compliance to specification.
Ensure that all concerns and testing issues are robustly resolved.
Complete FESO (Final Engineering Sign-off) documentation for commodities.
The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.
Qualifications & Experience:
Proven record of delivering Lighting commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
Recent experience with Lighting or similar commodities.
Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. specification, releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
Experience of leading a cross functional team, including complex issue resolution.
Supplier management experience.
Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion.
Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
Knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create Lighting components.
Access to Mercedes and FCA car lease scheme.
Private Medical Cover - Single cover, Family cover at an additional cost.
Health Shield Cash Plan.
26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
Company Performance Bonus Scheme.
Discount on our lease schemes with variety manufactures
Company pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%.
A wide range of discounts with associated partners.
How to apply
PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.
Advertised: 07 Jun 2021 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close: 21 Jun 2021 GMT Daylight Time