Senior Design Engineer (431)

Hinckley,, Leicestershire

EV & Battery » Design & CAD

Competitive salary

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Senior Design Engineer

Department: Design

Job role overview: The Senior Design Engineer role is an employee-led progression on from Design Engineer, following experience and demonstration of the skills needed to perform at a higher level.

Report to: Package Lead Engineer or Area Lead Engineer or Functional Lead

Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the delivery of the Design and Development of a number of components on a motorcycle, consulting with and seeking support from Specialists and Chief Engineers as required.
  • Responsible for delivering these components to the time, cost, quality, and specification in line with the NMIP process and KPI's.
  • The role is a highly technical role, focussed on detail and delivery.
  • Communicate and collaborate across the entire supply/value chain to maximise team working and effectiveness.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of detailed project plans to ensure that current and future deliverables are met to promise.
  • Deliver to the key KPI's asked of the role that will be driven from Cost, Time, Quality and Specification targets.
  • Follow established processes, procedures and working practices to minimise risk to projects and products, but also challenge these to maximise the effectiveness of the Department.
  • Escalate concerns, risks, and issues up through the reporting chain.
  • To undertake and assist with projects as required by your Manager.
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as required by your Manager.

  • Maths and English GCSE grade C or above.
  • MEng or BEng in an Engineering related subject.

Experience and Skills
  • Has a highly technical approach, with emphasis on attention to detail.
  • Ability to collaborate on technical judgement as required to get value added from more experienced staff, with emerging ability to work independently as experience increases.
  • Ability to demonstrate urgency and willingness to deliver to promise.
  • Demonstrates the ability to think ahead regarding risk and mitigations for their designs, with a focus on robust and proven solutions.
  • Increased ability to work independently, while still collaborating on technical judgement as required to get value added from more experienced staff

  • Previous experience of working within an automotive/manufacturing environment.

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