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Vehicle Package Engineer

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Gordon Murray

Coventry

Louise Brown

01268 582900

Position Title: Vehicle Package Engineer

Duration: Rolling Contract

Location: Coventry

Responsibilities

- The Vehicle Package Engineer will develop packages for interior trim focusing on door and pillar trims, delivering design vision and component design maturity through various product delivery gateways.
- Ensuring all legal and functional requirements are met by product engineering teams through clearance checks and clash management and engineering-supplier discussions.
- Development and layout of the vehicle concepts/package through all stages of vehicle development.
- Generating and issuing of technical input to the design team
- Ensuring vehicle concept/package complies with the appropriate homologation requirements
- Ensuring that packaging guidelines are implemented and adhered to.
- Developing and proposing concepts/solutions to design and package issues
- Maintenance of applicable layout areas within the packaging data structure.
- Responsible for highlighting and communicating conflicts between components to vehicle package team leader and component area representative
- Producing reports to highlight concept/packaging issues and progress
- Using CATIA V5 to develop suitable hard point package and generation of critical package sections
- Using CAD tools for detection of component clashes
- Using CATIA V5 to develop suitable concept packages for all areas of the vehicle
- Liaising with component engineering and suppliers to reach solutions to design problems
- Prioritising and managing person workload to ensure packaging objectives and timing is met

Requirements

Adaptive Thinking
- Understands problems, situations and issues. Applying this analysis to improve business performance.

Continuous Improvement through creative solutions
- Solves problems in creative ways. Is willing to question established ways of doing things.

Engaging Teams
- Delivering high performance through effective team working. Supports a culture where the input of all is valued.

Focused Development
- Builds the skills and competencies of self and others. Contributes to improving organisational capability

Influencing
- Successfully builds support for ideas through effective and appropriate communication strategies.

Organised
- Undertakes work in a well thought out, timely manner.

Liaising/Networking
- Builds internal/external networks in order to deliver business objectives.

Drive and Accountability
- Demonstrates drive and persistence to meet or exceed goals for self and others.

Commercial Acumen
- Understands the markets within which the Company operates. Strives to deliver outstanding business performance.

Knowledge & Experience
- Extensive OEM experience, preferably in an OEM vehicle integration/packaging/design studio support position
- Good working appreciation of ergonomic requirements for occupant positioning.
- Knowledge of the various homologation requirements to support vehicle design
- Good knowledge of written and spoken English
- Good broad knowledge of all vehicle systems and components with an understanding of vehicle integration and concept development.
- Experience of supplier/customer interaction

Qualifications
- BEng/MEng in Automotive preferred.

Skills & Abilities
- Good working knowledge of PC tools e.g. Power Point, Word & Excel
- Good knowledge of CATIA V5, Vis mock-up, and team centre at OEM level
- Good organisational and prioritising skills
- Collaborative working style

Personal Qualities/ Aptitudes
- Proactive, self-motivated, able to drive issues through to a balanced resolution, possesses the ability to work automatously or part of a team.
- Professional approach and can deliver high quality work
- Flexible, committed and motivated to work on more than one vehicle area and manage more than one vehicle system at a time.
- Creative and able to offer ideas and solutions freely
- Confident in technical ability yet willing to consider new ideas
- Positive outlook

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