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Head of Design

Job Title: Head of Design
Contract Type: Contract
Location: China
Salary: 70000 - 85000
REF: hod/china
Contact Name: Gavin Avis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Head of Design. Our Global Automotive client are looking for a Head of Design to join their team on a contractual basis. Korean or Japanese speaking would be highly desirable due to suppliers being from these countries. 


Head of Design duties include:

  • Enhance design team knowledge by sharing design experience on assembly of transmission and engine products to build-up a first-class design assembly team with international level;
  • Support actively the R&D department on motor projects and other transmission assembly projects during their complete life-cycle (from quotation to final acceptance);
  • Support the R&D team in developing new technologies and in setting the company’s design standards;
  • Support quotation team on enhancing the equipments’ concepts to reach the best balance between cost and quality.


Head of Design requirements:

  • More than 5 years of transmission & engine assembly-related processes & design, planning design experience
  • Proficient in CAD software (e.g. Autocad, SolidWorks
  • Familiar with Chinese automotive design standards, industry standards and related international standards
  • Expert with typical transmissions (DCT, AT, MT, AMT) and engine structure, assembly process planning and assembly difficulties


Benefits: take home pay after tax: up to £72,000!! 4 x return UK flights, Free or heavily discounted accommodation, 3 year contract, chance to explore China.