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Date Added: Wed 09/08/2023

Integration Engineer (Exterior)

Basildon, SS16, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Exterior Integration Engineer

Job Description

* Work with the wider Body Exterior functional engineering teams to ensure that product development deliverables and targets are met and maintained.

* Track the key open items and develop action plans in collaboration with the functional engineering areas and their respective x-functional teams. Actively support program sourcing strategies in line with Purchasing, Finance and Program timing needs.

* Support the Finance (cost) and weight work streams and develop and communicate delivery/recovery plans, considering tough choices, within Program budgets & constraints initiate and maintain suitable tracking documents.

* Support engineering deliverables for both Quality & Attribute Engineering. Support timing tracking exercises workstreams to ensure targets are met on time.

* Actively support and lead x-functional issue resolution teams. Co-ordinate, schedule and document meeting outcomes as required.

Skills Required:

* Project management and negotiation skills.

* Excellent PC skills fully competent in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other MS Office 365 tools.

* Be able to work on multiple priorities, both independently and/or collaboratively.

* Be an effective communicator with the ability to work successfully with multiple cross-functional stakeholders, including senior levels and with external partners.

* Strong interpersonal skills, Flexible with a positive can-do attitude, willing to support the team as well as individual tasks.

Skills Preferred:

* Good understanding of Microsoft SharePoint.

* Ability to adapt to new technologies and processes, finding the key critical paths through each.

* Understanding of Program Management reporting fundamentals, such as escalation, reporting forums and gateways.

* Knowledge of vehicle Bill of Material tracking and reporting.

* Understanding Teamcenter, BoM tools, Jira and other Project Management tools.

Experience Required:

* Strong experience & knowledge within automotive or engineering experience in PD.

* Knowledge of Body Exterior Engineering commodities and an awareness of other vehicle area requirements (e.g. Interior, EESE, Chassis, Attributes).

* Experience of managing engineering deliverables through program gateways.

* Familiarity with global releasing process.

* Experienced/confident in reviewing/presenting to colleagues and management.

Experience Preferred:

* D&R experience, user of product development process, tools and systems.

* Previous x-functional Integration experience.

* Strong delivery working on a hybrid working environment.

Education Required:

* Technical training / background is essential, however experience is often as valuable as a formal education.

Education Preferred:

* Degree in Automotive Engineering or related field.

If you have any of the above knowledge and experience, and are interested in hearing more about the opportunities, please apply now.

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted*

Eligibility: Due to working on behalf of our client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK your application will be automatically declined

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