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11 months ago
Glen Callum Associates Automotive
Salary: (Circa 35k) Basic + Company Bonus
Location: Leicester, Northampton, Coventry, Nuneaton, Rugby
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Gary Horwood
Category: Automotive Engineering Jobs, Project Engineer Jobs

OE, Aftermarket, Performance Parts – Project/Design Engineer

Project / Design Engineer is required within the automotive performance parts sectors of the automotive industry.

 Based – Leicestershire / Warwickshire – Commutable from Northampton, Coventry, Rugby, Nuneaton 

(Circa 35k) Basic + Company Bonus + Career development & expansion

Our client is an established international manufacturer and distributor of high performance components specifically targeting the OE and aftermarket sectors of the automotive industry. With manufacturing plants located globally, their products, technology and expertise sees considerable sales achievement throughout in excess of 80 countries.   

 Due to growth and continued development opportunities, an exciting opportunity is available for a Project / Design Engineer.

 The Role

 Reporting to Engineering Manager, the role will primarily focus on the design and development of bespoke performance packages for larger aftermarket customers.  The area of the business is referred to as Private Label and creates kits that are sold by customers, under their own brand.  This is a broad customer base from an OEM’s official accessories range to tuners who specialise in one particular marque or model.  The role will involve both technical design, on vehicle testing, instrumentation and the commercial element of costing / quoting.

The role will not be limited to this but this will be the area of responsibility.  As an engineer, your skills may be used in other areas of the business as and when needed, such as the pre-production ramp up phase for OEM customers.

You may also be asked occasionally to work on exhibition stands at weekend Performance / Tuning shows, such as Fast Ford, Audi Driver etc.

The Candidate

Our ideal candidate will require the following attributes:

  • A keen interest and passion for the automotive industry or motorsport engineering sectors is highly desirable (A REAL PETROL HEAD)!!
  • Technically adept and able to grasp technical information and possess a keen interest in how mechanical things operate
  • Either a Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering degree, with approximately 3 to 4 years’ experience (doesn’t have to be Automotive) but you must be a ‘Petrol Head’ – as this is the industry and team you will be joining.
  • Experience in AutoCAD, SolidWorks or Unigraphics desirable

Ideal Profile:

This role would ideally suit an individual seeking a career opportunity within the motorsport market / OE engineering market. It is envisaged that this opportunity is likely to be your 2nd or 3rd role following graduation seeking that next all important career move into a commercially based technical function within a growing motorsport environment with several new and ongoing projects.

The Way Forward

Can you make the needle move? If so and you would like to apply for the position of Project / Design Engineer please send your CV in the first instance to Gary Horwood at Glen Callum Associates Ltd.

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Glen Callum Associates are leading automotive and industrial recruitment specialists for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search.

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