Lead Engineer - Upper Trim

Select Engineering Limited
£31.00 ph ltd co
09 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client'sstate-of-the-art headquarters in Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of people who dedicate their working lives to one of the most iconic brands in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars.

The purpose of this long-term, on-going contract role exists to work with the minimum of supervision within the Body Interiors Department on the design, development and release of interior trim components. The primary role is to support the PMST and supervise the Senior Engineer in the production of finished designs and drawings ensuring all programme and component attribute/performance targets have been met or exceeded.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

- Review of detailed drawings to drafting standards including identification of SC's/CC's, reference points and individual part tolerances

- Preparation and ownership of engineering release packs where required

- Work under the direction of PMST leader on a day to day basis

- Supervise the Senior Engineer in the development of components to meet the targets

- Support CAD Engineer in the development of robust designs

- Support pre-production build events &virtual build events

- Support tolerance studies to ensure manufacturing compatibility

- Support generation of DVP and DFMEA studies

- Ownership of concerns resolution including interim containment actions where required

- Liaison with external suppliers on technical issues

Qualifications & Experience

- Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design.

- Experience of legislative and DV requirements for the design of interior trim

- Experienced in the design of interior trim componentry

- Knowledge of Interior trim components; headliners, sun visors, pillar trims, plastic injection moulding components, Vac formed parts, compression moulded, machined metal products and metal bracketry etc.

- Knowledge of leather trimming and mechanism systems would also be advantageous.

- A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times.

- Good ability to clearly present information to all levels in the organisation.

- Knowledge of NX an advantage

If this role is of interest to you, or you would like to know more then please apply today!