Project Engineer

Bristol (City Centre)
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Working in the Product Design Department this role will support the introduction of new vehicle designs from initial concept through to product launch.

This role will consist of:

  • The design of interior and exterior parts (from modelling to manufacture)
  • Work with the Prototype team to create Mock ups and Prototypes to ensure design ideas are achievable
  • Work with the Manufacturing and Pre-Production teams to ensure a smooth transition into production
  • Liaising with suppliers and communicating effectively with other functions outside the Product Development team
  • Utilize evaluation techniques to determine the best design solution
  • Understanding and prioritise work to fit with the overall project plan
  • Work within the project guidelines and metrics
  • Actively participate and in some instances lead design reviews
  • Attend industry shows
  • Working within the guidelines of Departmental and Company: Policies, Procedures and Work Instructions.

Specific Technical Competencies/Skills:

  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including CNC routing, vac forming, extruding & injection moulding
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate design ideas
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Positive team player
  • Manage time and Prioritise tasks
  • Ability to understand and produce manufacturing drawings to BS8888
  • Knowledge of 2D & 3D CAD including surfacing (preferably Solidworks & AutoCAD)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office

Person Specification

The suitable candidate would ideally be a Product Design or Mechanical engineering graduate with aptitude for interior or product design. Preferably with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience within a similar environment.

Hours of work

Monday - Thursday: 7.30am - 16.30pm and Friday 7.30am - 12.30pm


Up to £27,000

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