Head of Drivetrain Component Design

Our Client, a World recognised and respected Automotive OEM Manufacturer based in rural Warwickshire are actively seeking aHead of Drivetrain Component Design. Job Purpose: Manage the department and provide technical direction to active powertrain projects. Key Duties & Responsibilities: Manage a team of design engineers dedicated to drivetrain component design Provide technical leadership across projects, trouble-shooting technical issues, driving changes when necessary Liaise closely with system design teams to ensure sufficient support provided to development of all systems Liaison with external technical partners, challenging design direction and developing working relationship Support strong cross functional working across internal Powertrain teams Resource and headcount planning Recruitment, training, team development through coaching and mentoring Ensure the right resource is in place to support live projects Approval of engineering drawings Support creation of project resource profiles and project costs Support the Senior Manager with department strategic direction Development of design processes Qualification & Experience: Significant experience in Powertrain design roles both component & system level Management of engineering design teams Professional development of team members Working across functional teams Successful delivery of turbocharged gasoline engine projects to production Volume manufacturing processes casting, machining, fabrication, forming Failure investigations and problem solving Managed concern resolution Managing and developing external engineering resource Following and supporting a production launch BOM management Driving optimisation through analysis Close collaboration with test teams, understanding instrumentation and data analysis Working within an OEM environment Formal releasing procedures and design change management Advantageous Experience German language skills Industry standard dyno and vehicle validation procedures Developing design standards Teamcentre PLM If youre looking for a new opportunity and have the skills set which the client is looking for, apply with your current and up to date CV today and a member of the Millbank team will be in touch. Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.
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