Package Zone Engineer

16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Role Overview:
This role essentially involves constructing Vehicle Package Layout CAD Geometry. The package team's workload is split into Platform groups and then Vehicle Zones. However, Package Zone Engineers may work on multiple platforms, projects and zones. Whilst the Package Leads have responsibility for coordinating the activities for each program, this role may be required to split time across different projects, with daily priorities been set by more than one Package Lead.

Key Responsibilities:
• Create hardpoints through reference geometric package CAD, supporting Package Lead, to meet PALs targets laid down by Vehicle Prog team, and in line with Platform hardpoints issued by the Concept Leads (UN&UP)
• Create Layout in both 2D and 3D CAD.
• Negotiate component location with PMT and PMST reps to achieve efficient package safeguarding customer space targets and protecting legal and functional geometric requirements.
• Create engineering design and drawings to enable build and modification of physical package bucks
• Project manage creation and modifications to package bucks
• Run package zone meeting and provide package schemes to resolve cross functional issues
• Raise and lead resolution of package related concerns
• Support Virtual Series activity by ensuring delivery of CAD from PMTs to required maturity and conducting package target compliance analysis.

Key Skills & Experience:
• Automotive or Engineering Degree or equivalent (Desirable)
• Experience in whole vehicle package. Knowledge of legal requirements. Worked in a cross functional role in Automotive. Working knowledge of vehicle attributes would be an advantage. (Essential)
• Ability to use Vis Mock-up to an advanced level, Nx and Team Centre. MS Tools: Project, Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
• A Driving Licence will be required to support benchmarking activities, so will need to attain AML level 3 permit.

Personal Attributes:
• You must demonstrate a passion for sports cars.
• A clear communicator, with good organisation skills.
• You must be able to innovate as well as negotiate and arbitrate between PMT's and PAT's to achieve the best geometric solutions for the product.

Benefits Package:
• This includes; Competitive Basic Salary, Ford Privilege Discount Scheme, Private Medical Cover, Pension Scheme, Health Shield Cash Plan, Death in Service benefit, Individual Performance Bonus and 26 days Annual Leave