Location
Gaydon
Position
Lead
Vacancy Type
Contract
J39611

Job Description

Job Title: Durability and Robustness Programme Leader

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire 

Rate: £30.73ph via an Umbrella Company (Inside IR35) or £23.39ph PAYE

Employment Type: Contract (Currently financed until 31/03/2025)

Hours: Standard 40 Hours Per Week

Reference: J39611

Job Description:

This role will aim to enhance the customer experience through the design, development, measurement and balance of customer attributes for our client's vehicles. The D&R Programme Leader role is to ensure all customer expectations for vehicle Durability and Robustness of our client's vehicle are met or exceeded. This is achieved through attribute target setting and verification using both virtual and physical test methods.
 
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Support delivery of all Attribute Requirement targets by Gateway Support the Programme Attribute Team to ensure all technical issues are identified and resolved.
  • Detailed strategy and delivery planning for the attribute covering CAE, Road Load Data, Vehicle and System rig tests and driven vehicle DV activities.
  • Working with system and component areas to define and maintain cascaded target requirements in support of overall vehicle level targets.
  • Work with component engineers and suppliers as required to drive resolution of engineering issues.
  • Deliver technical recommendations and test and issue status reports.
  • Work on tasks to ensure all lessons learnt from the current vehicle are captured and fed back to the Programme Attribute Team and progressed as necessary.
Skills Required:
  • Knowledge experience of engineering test activities.
  • Knowledge experience of automotive technologies or systems.
  • Project Management experience.
Experience Required:
  • Broad knowledge of vehicle technologies.
  • Understanding of Durability Strength principles.
  • Project Management of complex engineering test activities.
  • Experience of problem solving including application of Root Cause Analysis, 8D, DoE etc.
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering principles and delivery.
  • Microsoft package elements Power Point and Excel.
Experience Preferred:
  • Knowledge Experience of AGILE working principles.
  • Working knowledge CAD Visualisation Systems e.g. 3Dx, TeamCentre etc.
  • Knowledge of whole vehicle engineering and cross functional experience.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred.
 
Additional Information:
Hybrid working model:
The department operates with hybrid working in place, the guidance is that the location for work is purpose dependent both as an individual role and part of a larger squad, and this varies by role and squad within the department. This role currently permits a level of hybrid working typically in office 3 days per week as a guide. However, the nature of the role varies during particular stages of programme delivery and the expectation is the PL will remain flexible and be available on site according to specific work demands. For example, we work on site during the period we have physical vehicles on our proving ground and in the workshops, so we are on hand to manage unplanned work.
 
This role is INSIDE IR35
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Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!
             
Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 
       
No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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