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  • Quality Manager SALARY: Depending on experience POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Northampton

    Quality Manager Job Spec 18-Aug-2022

    Hypermotive are a dynamic, rapidly growing engineering company who have made a name for themselves in the mobility electrification sector. A highly experienced, friendly, enthusiastic team, Hypermotive deliver both engineering services and low volume, tier 1 manufacturing across our three business divisions: Electric Vehicle Systems, Fuel Cell Systems and Wiring Systems.  The working environment is fast paced, highly varied, and with a strong commercial focus.

    You will work on a portfolio of projects across all aspects of electrical systems and low carbon vehicles, at all stages of the product design lifecycle, knowing that your input directly contributes not only to the successful delivery of the project but also supports the success and growth of the business.

    As part of the Hypermotive Operations team, the Quality Manager, will provide day-to-day quality support to all teams alongside long-term development of our quality systems you will ensure that we continue to meet our customer requirements.

     

    As the ambassador for the quality culture, you will build trust and engagement across the company.

     

    To be successful in this role you will have a deep knowledge of quality tools and techniques used within high-value engineering and manufacturing companies.

     

    Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Implement, manage and improve the Quality Management System in accordance with internationally recognised quality standards, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements which apply to country activities, business needs and our products and services.
    • Fulfil the role as Quality Management Representative of the Quality Management System, ensuring that executive management is informed of quality issues and potential risks and that appropriate actions and resources are applied to quality and compliance concerns.
    • Leading the internal and external audit programmes.
    • Provide direction for internal process improvements, including sales, after sales, manufacturing, new product design, technical services and other applicable business activities.
    • Training the company in quality activities and raising awareness of quality requirements.
    • Manage and carry out customer quality activities such reviewing customer requirements, creating PPAP documentation, complaint handling and customer audits.
    • Working with the engineering and manufacturing teams to develop and use quality inspection and control documentation.
    • Working with the procurement team to manage supplier quality.
    • Drive simplification and standardisation of quality processes.

    •            Initially this role will include hands-on QC activities with the manufacturing and engineering teams. Part of your role will be to identify what additional resources we need to meet our quality requirements and this may include recruiting a Quality Engineer / Technician as a direct report into this role.

    You will work closely with all areas of the business including Engineering, Purchasing, Accounts and Manufacturing, across all of our sites (Lutterworth, Northampton and Großostheim, Germany) and some travel is to be expected both within the UK and abroad depending on the project requirements.

    Alongside this, you will support the development and roll out of Hypermotive’s quality processes and supporting tools associated with your work and build Hypermotive’s internal project management capability to support business growth.

    Educated to degree level in relevant science or engineering discipline

    3+ years’ experience in relevant role and industry

     

    Skills & Experience Required:

    • Experience leading the quality activities in a fast-paced SME manufacturing and engineering environment
    • A technical/engineering background
    • You must have knowledge and experience in successfully implementing and managing ISO9001 approvals.
    • Ideally you will also have knowledge and experience in quality standards and customer requirements in vehicle sectors such as automotive, rail, marine.
    • Excellent IT skills including Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
    • Evidence of relevant quality training e.g. ISO9001 auditor, Six Sigma, 8D, FMEA
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Fluent in English

    Personal attributes:

    • Team player, self-motivated, flexible and proactive approach to work
    • Able to multi-task across several projects at one time
    • An experienced quality lead, quality engineer or quality manager.
    • Customer focussed and a good change manager.
    • A track record of delivering results within a challenging environment & able to provide problem solving guidance.
    • Able to communicate all levels within the business and gain support from others through persuasion.
    • Excellent data handling, reporting and communication skills.

    Hypermotive can offer:

    • Interesting, varied and challenging work with a wide range of projects across multiple sectors
    • Good rates of pay and generous holidays
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Pension scheme, healthcare and other benefits
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  • Project Manager SALARY: Depending on experience POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Lutterworth

    Hypermotive Project Manager Job Spec 29-June-2022

    As part of the Hypermotive Operations team, the project manager, working with our highly experienced Engineering and Manufacturing team, will be responsible for the planning and delivery of new and existing Engineering and Manufacturing projects on time and within budget.  These projects will include both commercial and government-funded projects.

    Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Management of the pre-award phase, from tender to contract award, to ensure the business is fully engaged and that all technical requirements / costs / risks / contingencies / mitigations / resources are visible prior to the project’s commencement.
    • Project management of government funded projects from application process through to project closure, including coordination with external consortium partners, quarterly reporting including grant claim submissions and financial control of the project.
    • Management of active projects from receipt of order until project close out in line with customer requirements and Hypermotive’s project management process and including scope, timing, budget and risk tracking.
    • Regular project progress reporting internally and externally to the customer and other key stakeholders.
    • Support management of the Engineering resource plan interleaving the multiple concurrent projects.
    • Ensuring effective communication and information transfer between Engineering and Manufacturing on projects with a physical hardware output.
    • Coordination with purchasing and accounts to ensure effective management of parts purchasing, subcontracted deliverables and invoicing.
    • Coordination with Manufacturing to ensure in-house hardware deliverables are understood and accommodated within the production schedule.
    • Ensure project documentation is generated and maintained in accordance with the customer and other stakeholder requirements.
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  • Electrical Design Engineer (EDS) SALARY: Negotiable POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Lutterworth or Northampton

    Hypermotive Senior-Principal Electrical Design Engineer Job Spec 15-Mar-2020

    Within this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of the electrical system / subsystem design across the whole V cycle.  This will include:

    • Supporting generation of requirements from the customer’s brief
    • Generation of the circuit design and electrical schematics
    • Production of manufacturing drawings for wiring harnesses
    • Supporting component selection and sourcing
    • Design verification and validation
    • BOM generation & management
    • Supporting product build
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  • Wiring Harness Technician SALARY: Depending on experience POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Northampton

    Hypermotive Harness Technician Job Spec 01032021

    Responsibilities include:

    • Manufacture of motorsport and automotive electrical harnesses
    • Build of low and high voltage assemblies and enclosures
    • Perform end of line harness test procedures such as continuity, isolation and resistive tests
    • Manage BOMs and procurement of parts
    • Maintain workshop records and drawings
    • Management of stores and stock control
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  • Fuel Cell Systems Engineer(s) SALARY: Negotiable POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Lutterworth, Northampton or Aschaffenburg (Germany)

    Hypermotive Fuel Cell Systems Engineer Job Spec 22-Oct-2020

    Within this role you will provide Systems Engineering support across the entire engineering V-cycle.  Your responsibilities will include:

    • Engaging with customers and other key stakeholders to support the generation of fuel cell project requirements,
    • Support the development of fuel cell simulation models including chemical, electrical and control systems,
    • Support the development of fuel cell control systems using model-based code and/or embedded C/C++ software development environments,
    • Support the verification and validation of fuel cell systems,
    • Support fuel cell system integration, commissioning and testing,
    • Provide customer technical support,
    • Provide project/product life cycle management.

     

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  • Software and Controls Engineer(s) SALARY: Depending on experience POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Lutterworth, Northampton or Aschaffenburg (Germany)

    Hypermotive Senior-Principal Software and Controls Engineer Job Spec 15-May-2021

    Within this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of the software design across the entire Engineering V cycle.  This will include:

    • Supporting generation and management of requirements from both the external and internal customers
    • Adherence to relevant design standards and Engineering design process
    • Generation of embedded and model based code
    • Code unit testing and debugging
    • Systems commissioning and calibration
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  • Mechanical Design Engineer SALARY: Depending on experience POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Lutterworth

    <Please contact us for full job specification>

    Within this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of the mechanical system / subsystem design and integration of  on- and off-vehicle electrical systems for battery and fuel cell vehicles, such as power distribution systems, fuel cell systems, battery systems.

    This will include:

    • Supporting generation of requirements from the customer’s brief
    • Generation of design solutions and concepts
    • BOM generation & management
    • Production of manufacturing drawings, including castings
    • Supporting component selection and sourcing, liaision with suppliers
    • Design verification and validation activities
    • Supporting product build
    • Supporting installtion/integration on vehicle
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