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Engineering Director

Job Title: Engineering Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: 120000 - 150000
REF: ed/wari
Contact Name: Gavin Avis
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Engineering Director role. Our Global Automotive client are looking for a Engineering Director to join their company on a permanent basis. 

Key functions of the Engineering Director role:
- Ultimate technical owner for key customer project.
- Management and coordination of the project technical team to ensure products are delivered at a cost, quality and time appropriate for the application.
- Senior / board level interface with customers and, as required, suppliers and other partners.
- Key decision maker defining and implementing direction to ensure project success.
- Technical reporting internally (to the Group board) as well as externally to provide clear, factual and concise project status.
- Lead system and component-level safety case development, and follow industry standard techniques to ensure a robust design, e.g. FMEA.

Engineering Director Qualifications / Education / Experience required:
- A broad industry network and proven ability to interface at a senior / board level with customers and suppliers.
- Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline.
- A minimum of 15 years’ demonstrable experience in an automotive powertrain / transmission environment.
Ability to deep dive and to provide direction and resolution to technical powertrain issues. Proven, senior level experience in design of advanced powertrain systems for production.
- Experience of working on automotive powertrain systems and understanding their interfaces and integration into the vehicle.