Body Mechanisms & Indirect Vision Systems Manager (566)

Warwick, Warwickshire

Automotive Engineering » Body Engineering


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Our client, a distinguished British luxury car manufacturer, seeks a skilled Manager for Body Mechanisms & Indirect Vision Systems to join their Warwickshire team. This permanent role offers the opportunity to spearhead the integration of cutting-edge body mechanisms and indirect vision systems across diverse platforms. Responsibilities encompass project management, cross-functional coordination, supplier collaboration, cost control, and technology evaluation within the automotive sector. We're seeking a candidate with proven expertise in indirect vision systems, adeptness in product creation processes, and strong management acumen. If you're prepared to lead innovation and foster teamwork in a dynamic setting, we encourage you to apply today.

Job Purpose:
Lead integration of body mechanisms and indirect vision systems across platforms

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Day to Day Project Management of commodities through all development phases into Design releasing and validation
  • Align cross functional targets, constraints and hardpoints at programme start and set DVP for system sign off.
  • Lead integration between business functions and Suppliers
  • Support negotiations and maintain cost deck.
  • Benchmarking competitor vehicles and technology selection based on features, materials, and manufacturing techniques
Qualification & Experience:
  • Demonstrable expertise in indirect vision systems and body mechanisms
  • Intrinsic knowledge of Product Creation Processes
  • Ability to lead and mentor less experienced team members.
  • In depth knowledge of relevant emerging technologies and global legal system level requirements
  • Suitable and related to role from within the Automotive industry
  • Component and system DFMEA creation and updating
  • Int/ext. handles, locks, latches, aero mechs, regulators, blinds, int/ext. mirrors & CMS, towbar systems
  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Management training
  • Practical problem-solving methodology
  • Comfortable working to deadlines and holding others to account
  • Able to influence others - even when direct reporting lines are not present
  • Competent in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

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