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  • Procurement Manager SALARY: Negotiable POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Northampton or Lutterworth

    Procurement Manager Job Spec 5-Feb-2024

    Hypermotive are an innovative, industry respected and rapidly growing engineering and manufacturing business in the eMobility sector. With a reputation for excellence, we are recognised as leaders in the supply of Electric Vehicle and Fuel Cell System integration and Wiring Systems design and tier 1 manufacturing operating across multiple sectors. A highly capable, diverse, and dynamic team, within an ISO9001 certified environment, we offer a fun, fast-paced working environment with a strong commercial focus.

    As a key member of the Hypermotive management team, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for all purchasing and supply chain activities across the business. Working alongside the Commercial, Engineering and Manufacturing teams, this role will lead the development and maintenance of an effective supply chain to satisfy prototype manufacture through to volume product production, as well as indirect supplier management.

    Within this role, your responsibilities will include:
    • Development and management of Hypermotive’s procurement strategy to support the business strategy and ambitious growth plans
    • Supplier selection and management across both direct and indirect supply base, documented through our Approved Supplier List
    • Monitor and improve supplier performance on cost, quality, delivery, service, governance and compliance
    • Close working with our Quality Manager and Manufacturing to manage supplier performance including the proactive resolution of supplier performance issues
    • Develop and manage a cost effective, flexible and resilient supply chain for all our production projects
    • Leverage cross-business demand to drive cost focus across whole supply chain
    • Set up and maintain robust contractual frameworks for key suppliers aligning with customer and business commercial requirements
    • Collaborate with Commercial Director and legal counsel to ensure purchasing terms and conditions are maintained
    • Provision of procurement performance data and reports to the ELT and Board as required
    • Developing procurement processes as part of Hypermotive commitment to quality standards compliance and continuous improvement.
    • Support Hypermotive’s quotations process with provision of relevant cost data
    • Line management and development of purchasing administration resource
    • Support day-to-day purchasing activity as required to maintain business continuity
    • Supporting customer commercial and quality meetings as required

    Within this role, you will work on highly varied projects across a wide range of applications and products. Working will all areas of the business, across all levels, you will support the business in ensuring right first time, on-time delivery of projects within budget, including timely resolution of any issue assigned to you.

     

    Education and Skills Requirements
    Education:
    • Degree level qualification (or equivalent) ideally in science, engineering, business or technology-related subjects.
    • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) certification.

    Skills & Experience Required:
    • Procurement experience in a manufacturing / engineering environment
    • Experience of leading procurement activity in a relevant industry
    • Experience of supporting creation of supply contracts/framework agreements for multi-year production schedules
    • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a sourcing strategy deployment, financial concepts and the ability to create a business case.
    • Experience with contract management and base understanding of contractual law
    • Working knowledge of managing purchasing through an MRP system
    • Experience of contract negotiation and representing the business at a senior level
    • Ability to present reports to C suite and board level stakeholders
    • Working knowledge of ISO9001

    Skills preferred:
    • Global procurement and supply chain experience
    • Experience of wire harness / electrical systems / fuel cell systems
    • Experience of import and export of goods
    • Experience of working in an SME supporting business growth
    • Understanding of ISO9001

    Personal attributes:
    • Professional, ethical approach to business
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Process-driven and detail orientated approach
    • Team player
    • Self-motivated with a proactive approach to work
    • Adaptable and able to multi-task across several projects at one time.

    Hypermotive can offer:
    • Engaging, varied and challenging work across a range of sectors,
    • Competitive rates of pay and generous holidays,
    • Highly flexible working arrangements – We offer flexible working within core business hours,
    • Pension scheme,
    • Healthcare scheme,
    • A culture which recognises contribution and encourages innovation and creativity,
    • Strong industry knowledge, expertise and a reputation for excellence

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  • Materials Planner SALARY: Negotiable POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Northampton

    Hypermotive Manufacturing Materials Planner Job Spec 05-Feb-2024

    Hypermotive are a dynamic, rapidly growing engineering company who have made a name for themselves in the mobility electrification sector. A highly experienced, friendly and enthusiastic team, Hypermotive deliver both engineering services and low/mid 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.

    Our manufacturing projects include low voltage harnesses and high voltage cable assemblies, power distribution units, vehicle controllers and off-board test equipment from prototype through to series production. Within your role, you can be sure that your input directly contributes not only to the successful delivery of each project but also supports the success and growth of the business as a whole.

    Sitting within the Hypermotive Manufacturing team, the Production & Material Planner will work closely with the manufacturing team to support the efficient and timely production of parts for Hypermotive’s customers.

    Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Confirmation of manufacturing material requirements / BoM per project
    • Manage the data entry and upkeep of the MRP system.
    • In line with the above and customer demand forecast, raise purchase requests into Purchasing (parts, quantities and schedule)
    • Close working with purchasing dept to ensure on time receipt of parts ready for build for all manufacturing projects from one-off through to series production projects.
    • Manufacturing cost tracking to completion
    • Support production schedule development & management with Manufacturing Program Manager
    • Regular reporting of stock status to key stakeholders and management
    • Supporting the commercial team with generation of manufacturing tenders including collation of costs (material, labour, tooling etc)
    • Stock control system set up and stock level management
    • Support stores function with goods In and Out processing.
    • Source, control, issue and purchase office and workshop consumables
    • Support customer meetings and audits as required

    You will work closely with all areas of the business including engineering, purchasing, accounts and manufacturing, across all of our sites (Lutterworth, Northampton in the UK and Großostheim, Germany). Some travel may be required between the UK sites.

    Alongside this, you will support the development and roll out of Hypermotive’s quality processes and tools associated with your work in order to build our manufacturing capability and to support business growth.

    Education and Skills Requirements
    5+ GCSEs – C and above
    Min. 2 years’ experience in relevant role and industry

    Skills & Experience Required:
    • Highly proficient in use of MS Excel including data capture, presentation & analysis
    • Competent in using all other common Office 365 suite software
    • Experience of working in fast-paced manufacturing environment and supporting multiple projects concurrently
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Fluent in English

    Skills preferred:
    • Experience of wiring / harness design and manufacture
    • Experience of setting up and implementing new systems in a business
    • Experience in using CIM 50 or similar package
    • Experience of sourcing and procuring relevant component parts

    Personal attributes:
    • Flexible attitude
    • Team player
    • Self-motivated
    • Proactive approach to work
    • Able to multi-task across several projects at one time

    Hypermotive can offer:
    • Interesting, varied and challenging work
    • Wide range of projects across multiple sectors
    • Good rates of pay and generous holidays
    • Flexible working arrangements
    • Pension scheme and other benefits

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  • Software Engineer - Python SALARY: Negotiable POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Lutterworth and hybrid/remote

    Hypermotive Software Engineer (Python) July 2023

    Hypermotive are an innovative, industry respected and rapidly growing engineering and manufacturing business in the eMobility sector. With a reputation for excellence, we are recognised as leaders in the supply of Electric Vehicle and Fuel Cell System integration and Wiring Systems design and tier 1 manufacturing operating across multiple sectors. A highly capable, diverse, and dynamic team, we offer a fun, fast-paced working environment with a strong commercial focus

    As a key member of the Hypermotive Software and Controls Team the Software Engineer will be responsible for:

    • Leading the development of software for a range on technologies and products relating to electric, fuel-cell and hydrogen powertrain systems, for the next generation of zero-emissions vehicles
    • Designing, developing and maintaining a clean-sheet software project using Python
    • Writing clean, efficient and maintainable code to industry best practices
    • Working with databases (SQL) and data manipulation
    • Collaborating with MATLAB based Control/Software engineers to understand and implement project requirements
    • Facilitating knowledge transfer within a small multi-disciplinary software team
    • Participating in code reviews and provide constructive feedback

     

     

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  • Software Engineer - Matlab/Simulink SALARY: Negotiable POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Lutterworth and hybrid/remote

    Hypermotive Software Engineer (Matlab) July 2023

    Hypermotive are an innovative, industry respected and rapidly growing engineering and manufacturing business in the eMobility sector. With a reputation for excellence, we are recognised as leaders in the supply of Electric Vehicle and Fuel Cell System integration and Wiring Systems design and tier 1 manufacturing operating across multiple sectors. A highly capable, diverse, and dynamic team, we offer a fun, fast-paced working environment with a strong commercial focus

    As a key member of the Hypermotive Software and Controls Team the Software Engineer will be responsible for:

    • Leading the development of software for a range on technologies and products relating to electric, fuel-cell and hydrogen powertrain systems, for the next generation of zero-emissions vehicles
    • Designing, developing and maintaining a clean-sheet software project using MATLAB/Simulink toolchain
    • Developing clean, efficient and maintainable models to industry best practices.
    • Facilitating knowledge transfer within a small multi-disciplinary software team
    • Participating in code reviews and provide constructive feedback

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  • Electrical Technician(s) (Junior) - [Multiple vacancies] SALARY: £19,000+ (depending on age) POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Northampton

    Hypermotive Wiring Systems Junior Harness Technician Job Spec Mar-2023 v1.02

    Hypermotive are a dynamic engineering company with a highly experienced, friendly, enthusiastic team.  The working environment is fast-paced yet fun with a strong commercial focus.

    This is a unique opportunity to learn the trade of wiring harness manufacture from one of the leading harnessing businesses in the UK. Wiring harness manufacture is skill that is in growing demand to support the growth of the electrification/e-mobility.

    You will work on highly varied projects across motorsport and automotive, both on and off-vehicle, where your input will directly contribute not only to the successful delivery of projects but also support the success and growth of the business.

    Part of the Hypermotive Wiring Systems team, you will contribute to the following activities:

    • 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

    Interfacing with in house engineering team as required to support harness and electrical system design development.

    Full on the job training will be provided so no prior experience is necessary

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  • Electrical Technician(s) (Experienced) - [Multiple vacancies] SALARY: Depending on experience POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Northampton

    Hypermotive Harness Technician Job Specification Dec 2022

    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 SALARY: Negotiable POSITION: Permanent LOCATION: Lutterworth or Northampton

    Hypermotive Fuel Cell Systems Engineer Job Specification Dec 2022

    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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