Williams Advanced Engineering is the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group. We provide world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, and manufacturing services to deliver energy efficient performance to the Automotive, Motorsport, Civil Aerospace, Defence, Sports Science and Energy Sectors. We specialise in Advanced Lightweight Materials, Hybrid Power Systems and Electronics, Cutting Edge Aerodynamics, Vehicle Dynamics, and Holistic Integration Capabilities.
We are currently recruiting for a VA / VE + Strategic Procurement Engineer to join our team on a permanent basis.
Reporting to the Head of Manufacturing this is a strategically important role within the WAE Manufacturing team. Working on current and future Battery Systems and Battery Manufacturing programmes the successful candidate will be the recognised first point of contact for manufacturing and procurement as a subject matter expert in engineering battery product design and function in the transitional phase from Engineering design through to manufacturing.
Using your product knowledge, and experience in DFM, Value analysis and Value Engineering you will ensure that product can be translated from initial design, prototype and early stage manufacture into repeatable, low cost production units. You will analyse designs to facilitate and influence low cost product procurement and efficient manufacturing processes. You will have a strong continuous improvement ethic and seek cost down opportunities throughout the value chain.
This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a high profile and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering.
Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website www.williamsf1.com/careers.
Closing date for applications is the 6th July 2018.