Vehicle Integration Engineer

Gerrell & Hard Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
28 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vehicle Integration Engineer/ Vehicle Engineering Coordinator Permanent South West Gerrell & Hard Ltd are proud to be working in partnership with a client who encourages employees to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. They are creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. We are looking for individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market. The Vehicle Integration Engineer/ Vehicle Engineering Coordinator will support the management and delivery of the vehicles key attributes through working with attribute leaders, programme team and vehicle engineering teams. Leading, as required, cross functional technical challenges to ensure integration of the vehicle systems to meet vehicle level targets. You will have a good working knowledge of automotive industry best practice and engineering development through to production. This role includes working with the full product team and presenting to senior management to help guide development of the vehicle. Responsibilities: - Be involved in vehicle development from concept to manufacture, support definition and coordination of benchmarking, assisting with specification and target setting and hard point definition. - Support the development of a robust vehicle and system level DVP, working with relevant engineering teams. - Facilitate resolution of technical conflicts and issues between engineering and attribute teams to agree trade-offs to best meet vehicle level targets. Manage prototype builds, working with engineering teams to agree specification requirements, develop build plan and deliver prototype vehicles to ensure resolution of required targets. - Take ownership of prototype fleet ensuring rationalisation of allocation to DVP to meet relevant milestones. - Support packaging meetings, design reviews, vehicle integration meetings, safety meetings, virtual build events and other reviews to resolve vehicle issues as necessary Skills & experience required: A degree in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered). Previous experience in attribute management within a production vehicle environment. A good knowledge of automotive design, vehicle systems and technology and be familiar with key areas of body, chassis, electrical and powertrain. - Proven experience of delivering vehicle systems from a concept level. - Confident leading meetings and ability to evaluate technical problems to ensure clear direction. - Previous experience of vehicle prototype build and testing would be beneficial. - A good working knowledge of MS Office - A working knowledge of commercial CAD tools (preferably Siemens NX) would be beneficial - Ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information, both in writing and verbally. - Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment - Self-starter - ability to work independently. - Excellent team-working skills If you would like to discuss further please contact me Paris Williams. G&H are automotive and engineering recruitment specialists. We will never send your CV to any of our clients without your permission.
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