Product Design Engineer - Automotive interiors

Leamington Spa
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP50000/annum
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
The Company:
Leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including interior and exterior trim. One of the largest global suppliers of interior products and assemblies, the company has experienced recent growth offering high value added solutions to leading automotive OEMs.

Product Design Engineer - Automotive interior products
Salary: GBP40-50000, pension, bonus
Location: Warwickshire

As a Product Engineer you will be part of a core team of Engineers and Designers tasked with the Design, Validation and Integration of automotive interior components, supported by specialists from Tooling, Process, Validation & Program Management.
You will be assigned a particular element of products to develop through the virtual phases to the agreed program timing and achieve on time tooling kick off with a fully validated, compliant and optimised design.
o Coordinates and follows product engineering responsibilities from design concept, through Prototype build, pilot, production, and life of the program.
o Provide feasibility input to support Studio Design & Package Requirements.
o Champion, support and participate in Design and Engineering Reviews.
o Create and maintain a Master Section Package for the Commodity.
o Work with advance engineering, styling and the company's technical centre on development of the
o Concept and feasibility of components and vehicle level integration.
o Direct CAD team to ensure all engineering parameters and customer requirements are being fulfilled on a timely basis.
o Update Product Definition whenever project definition changes.
o Develop the DFMEA, DFM and other engineering disciplines if specified by the customer.
o Develop DVP&R, obtaining customer approval, and initiating all laboratory and virtual tests.
o Interface with the customer to ensure all engineering needs and requirements are being met.
o Coordinate engineering changes through the customers and internal systems during the Development Phase.
o Evaluate and approves design changes, specifications and drawing releases.

You will already be an accomplished Design or Project Engineer and seeking a larger organisation whereby you can develop your technical knowledge of advanced automotive systems and product design and manufacturing processes.
o Qualification in a relevant Engineering discipline
o Previous experience of Automotive Interior Component or Plastic Parts design, materials and processes
o Detailed and diligent mind-set capable of working under their own initiative and driving excellence in others.
o Experience working within automotive OEM's or Tier 1 supplier in an engineering function
o Interpret customer engineering specifications for Interior assemblies and plastic parts.
o Work to tight deadlines, as part of a multi-disciplined team and with people located in different countries.
o Proficient in 3D CAD (CATIA), Microsoft and drawing office packages plus good visualization skills.

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experience automotive interiors product development engineer to be part of an expanding team working for a global manufacturing organisation. In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package including pension contribution, life insurance, annual bonus, modern offices, car parking on site, professional development and training opportunities plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion (url removed)
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