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Senior Designer CMF (Colours, Materials & Finishes)

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Link between Product Design, Engineering, suppliers and Purchasing departments.
Initial benchmarks and target settings through to industrialization.
Work very closely with product designers, but also with Engineering and suppliers, to develop new surface materials.
Developing strategies and plans for Colour, Material and Finish development within Product Design
as a technical support to the Designers.
Work with plastic materials, NFPP, new grain development and new Interior colour (dyed plastic)
Support CMF DEsign and 3D Design with technical expertise on surface materials and related processes
Perform Material and Supplier Research, and organize supplier meetings
Evaluate techniques that suppliers present and get an understanding of what it would mean in terms of design (including 3D design), timing and cost.
Act as design representatives in forum outside design department
Participate in- and contribute with technical input at CMF-, Interior- and Exterior design reviews.
Participate in Project Content discussions
Prepare- and follow up budget and time schedule for material development up to B-master delivery.
Initiate- and document handshake for supplier selections for master developments.
Coordinate that technical requirements (pre verification demands), cost targets etc. for materials is greed and communicated to selected suppliers.
Participate in- and contribute with technical and cost input for gate reviews
Initiate- and document A and B-master handshake
Monitoring content- and material changes after B-master delivery

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

B.Sc. or M.Sc. engineer Or equivalent relevant experience
5-10 years’ experience of Automotive development
Experience of working with plastics and grains.

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