CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

IT002

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Senior Engineer - System/Component

INTERIOR SYSTEMS

JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Engineers responsible supporting the Principal Engineers in the design and release of Body and Interior components across all projects undertaken
Provide administrative support for design scheduling, budget and weight management under the guidance of the responsible Principal Engineer.
Support the delivery of technical solutions to meet project needs as well as supporting initial vehicle layout including manikin positioning throughout the concept stage, before switching to support of design and release of tooling, jigs and fixtures and supporting vehicle build
Principle Duties and Responsibilities within Vehicle Body Systems and Architecture Design:
Under the guidance of a Principal Engineer, ensure cost and weight targets are effectively delegated and met throughout the design process
Under the guidance of a Principal Engineer, schedule design activities to meet engineering deliverables
Contribute to complete and effective engineering plans and schedules, including planning own activities
Support high quality and imaginative technical solutions to project requirements, utilising team input when necessary
Support styling engagement to ensure delivery of feasible design solutions with regard to manufacturing, assembly and homologation
Coordinate with Principal Engineers and Project Managers to ensure technical targets, program timings and budgetary requirements are met
Liaise with the Prototype Workshop to provide feasible design solutions and support workshop activities pre, during and post-vehicle build
Support presentation of concepts and design status to client project teams, client senior management, and project suppliers and internally to Company personnel
Ensure own designs meet all relevant safety and regulatory requirements, and are formally verified to meet these and other specifications
Schedule design activities to meet engineering deliverables that deliver to required specifications within timescales and budgets
Identify and highlight any areas for continuous improvement
Steel, Aluminum & Composite (Carbon Fibre etc) Design and Manufacture
Experience in High Value Product Design & Development
Ability to Lead and Manage DFMEA
Creation and Management of Engineering Tech Spec.
Experience in OEM DVP&R
Design for Injection Moulding of Polymers
Good Comprehension of Material Characteristics
Design for Post Process A Surfaces; Covering, Wrapping, Laminating and Painting
DFM and DFA - Comprehension and Experience
GD&T / RPS Location and Measurement Experience
Fixing Systems - Comprehension and Experience
Passive Safety and Occupant Protection and Legal Requirements
Ability to Engineering to Commercial Contraints, Commercial Management
Lead and Manage Engineering Change

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Relevant amount of automotive engineering design experience at an appropriate consultancy or OEM
Educated to a degree level in a mechanical or aeronautical discipline

IR35 STATUS

SYSTEMS COVERED

COCKPIT & CONSOLE

SEATS

CASINGS, HEADLINERS & CARPETS

COOLING & HVAC

SEALS & COVERS