J20122

Lightweight Body Structures Engineer

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Body & Trim

Competitive Salary + Benefits

Germany

Louise Brown

01268 582900

Position Title: Lightweight Body Structures Engineer

Duration: Permanent

Location: Frankfurt-Rhein-Main

Overview

This role is suited to a structures and closures Engineer to really be focussed and energised and work towards integrating new technology and materials into a new lightweight premium large SUV. Utilising brand new technologies & materials, investigating new ideas and proposals and integrating them into the structure creating a lighter and stronger performing structure which will really move the game forward in this vehicle sector

Responsibilities

• Lead and execute development work within the Body & Exterior Engineering team for new materials and new technology implementation for premium and luxury vehicles
• Lightweight product development with application focus on Body in White, Closures and Exterior and on overall vehicle
• Application of diverse lightweight materials and technologies on vehicle program to fulfil performance, weight and cost targets
• Documentation and presentation of project work
• Perform detailed vehicle benchmark analysis
• Lead lightweight concept work and weight reduction proposal definition on overall vehicle
• Definition of weight target(s) on vehicle, system and component level
• Actively manage the weight attribute for overall vehicle by working together with all development teams within Europe and China
• Documentation and presentation of weight status
• Lead cross functional communication and work in all aspects and escalate challenges early to define robust solution with highest quality
• Define lessons learned and design guidelines
• Ensure that learnings out of benchmark analysis are embedded in processes, guidelines and innovation
• Develop and define future material strategy acc. to vehicle development plan (NPDS) within the engineering team.
• Other tasks assigned by line manager

J20122

Lightweight Body Structures Engineer

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