CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

CD005

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Studio Engineer

CONCEPT DESIGN

JOB DESCRIPTION

Support the delivery of the vehicle design program
Ensure the integrity of the design is maintained whilst delivering a feasible vehicle
Studio engineering activities for interior and exterior of full car-line programmes, through the design gateway feasibility deliverables
Liaising closely with attribute teams to ensure their input into the development of the design aesthetic is understood and interrogated ensuring the design vision can be delivered
Confidently and clearly presenting issues and proposed feasibility solutions
Provide proactive input to the design team to improve the aesthetic while ensuring manufacturability to deliver high perceived quality
Responsible for achieving and tracking against the design gateway deliverables
Assurance of the adherence of the design themes to legal requirements, programme assumptions, internal standards, and attribute requirements
Generating/driving the creation of feasible engineering schemes in CAD to deliver aesthetic design – including generating creative alternatives to initial proposals
Prioritising and setting the agenda for reviews between Design and Engineering - the key forum for design issue resolution.
Support on-site (UK & Sweden) meetings when requested
Create, co-ordinate and run regular studio meetings ensuring all key stakeholders are engaged when needed
Creation, modification, management & delivery of ergonomics & design physical buck

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Experience using 3D CAD packages.
Reading and following 3D Design Schematics
Experience working within an engineering environment
Experience working with NPD/ NPI
To have used Catia v6
Programme engineering/management experience in automotive
projects, including PPAP, PSW and Control Plans.
Working within highly regulated industries such as automotive, aerospace, Manufacturing etc.

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