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Module Leader (Fuel Systems/Cooling)

  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Sector: Management
  • Date posted: 18/10/2017
  • Job reference: J374310A

Module Leader (Fuel Systems/Cooling)

£50,000 - £60,000


Purpose of Job

The Module Leader will be responsible to ensure the new system(s) or component(s) are delivered to production. the position will be responsible for the specification, development, validation and implementation of fuel and purge systems in vehicles.


  • Coordinate the activities and processes including other departments such as Design, Development, Purchasing, Quality & Commercial / Project management Monitor and report the status of the new system and highlight issues appropriately Vehicle fuel and purge system specification
  • To arrange and supervise component or system testing and verification Support the company capability development and growth
  • To act as a focus for programs with vehicle fuel and purge system content
  • To liaise with clients, suppliers and other internal teams


  • Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of fuel and purge systems and other interacting systems, preferably in a vehicle OEM environment
  • Setting of attribute targets (Eg. Piece cost, investment cost, weight, performance, package, assembly, legislation etc) and monitoring performance
  • Experience as a programme manager/leader/module leader
  • Cascading of targets into sub-system and component specifications
  • Knowledge of vehicle, sub-system and component level design, development and validation (CAE & testing)
  • Manage suppliers using APQP
  • Knowledge of automotive Product Development
  • Processes (lead DFMEA's, input into PFMEA's, coordinate DVP, coordinate robustness studies etc.) is essential
  • Define deliverables and supply input for Vehicle Gateways in Vehicle PDP
  • Knowledge of general engineering & manufacturing fundamentals and problem solving techniques
  • Knowledge of engine & vehicle assembly & logistics processes
  • Good commercial experience including supplier management
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and possess the drive to complete tasks in a timely manner and with appropriate attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict time constraints
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to customer and supplier sites for both long and short duration's
  • Driving license required
  • Experience working in an engineering consultancy environment advantageous but not essential


  • Ability to work on own and as a part of a team
  • Confidence to communicate effectively at all levels
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