Lead Engineer - Alternative Energy

Job Title: Lead Engineer - Alternative Energy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, England
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-08-16
Reference: BH-85754-3
Contact Name: Michael Gilsenan
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2018 14:08

Job Description

Lead Project Engineer – Alternative Energy – Automotive – Surrey - £40k - £52k plus bonus, holidays, pension

A prestigious and truly global automotive OEM is looking for an experienced Lead Engineer to work on projects related to Hybrid / EV development at their facility in the Surrey area.

The right person for this position will be an experienced Project Engineer with a keen eye for detail.


    • Take responsibility for the delivery of concept, generation of and manufacturing project definitions. Taking into consideration technical specifications, requirements, other constraints and regulatory standards.
    • Undertake problem solving related to new and existing products
    • Participate in developing and maintaining relevant engineering processes and procedures
    • Undertake conceptual design for new product introduction
    • Help identify and implement new business improvements
    • Responsible for design requirements capture, planning and execution of DFMEAs and design reviews and any subsequent actions through to completion and sign-off  


    • Qualified to degree level – BSc / BEng / MEng / MSc
    • Detailed knowledge of alternative energies – HYBRID / ELECTRIC
    • Strong working knowledge of a variety of software tools for design / project management
    • A strong influencer with excellent communication and organisational skills


    • Experience working with an Automotive OEM


    • Salary £40k - £52k depending on experience
    • Holidays
    • Pension

Key skills

Project Engineer, Project Management, Project Lead, Design, development, Lead Engineer, automotive, CAD, Solidworks, OEM, DFMEA, concept, hybrid, electric, EV, failure modes, effect analysis, project, manufacturing.

Location – Surrey