CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE
Body In White/Structures Package Engineer
BIW & STRUCTURES
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
Deliver suitable hard point package and generation of critical package sections
Detection of component clashes
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
5+ years experience
Or equivalent relevant experience
Engineering council professional registration
- Vis Mock-up
- Catia V5/V6
- MS Office
Proven track record for the packaging of aluminium automotive primary structures utilising extrusions sheet and cast/forged materials
Good understanding of materials and processes appropriate to engineering requirements such as strength durability & crashworthiness
Good understanding of manufacturing processes associated with aluminium including but not limited to heat treatments coatings, assembly and process tolerances.
Casting and forging design experience and understanding of high and low production rate drivers