Chief Design Engineer/Project Engineer

Aguila Consulting
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Design Engineer/Project Engineer, work on all aspects of Seating- plastic enclosures design delivery

  • Take responsibility for the design of Seating plastic components within a cross functional team to collectively deliver the whole vehicle specification targets
  • Component and system level packaging and concept studies including styling feasibility
  • Work in collaboration with the Project Engineers to identify and specify design activity required
  • Component and system design and detailing from prototype to production to internal and external design standards
  • Check the content of designs for release against the specification, the data integrity of CAD geometry and resolution of digital build concerns prior to sign-off
  • Be the point of contact for the rest of the design community for day-to-day engineering matters
  • Identify opportunities to reduce complexity, cost and weight
  • Communicate progress and critical issues to the Project Leader, Project Engineers and the Liaison Engineer
  • DFMEA - Interpret DFMEA requirements for significant and critical characteristics and ensure the design satisfies these
  • Engineering Release - Meet all defined engineering release dates and address the Engineering change requests
  • DFM - Design for Manufacture is a fundamental requirement of the Design Engineer role. They must have a demonstrable track record of working within a Design Team in harmony with suppliers
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Excellent CATIA V5 2D/3D skills
  • 5+ years of previous experience of Design activities at OEM/Tier-1s - Automotive preferred, any other seating experience in other domains can also be considered
  • A strong track record of delivering design to timing, weight and cost targets
  • Supplier liaison, comfortable with understanding and implementing DFM requirements within the project scope
  • Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Degree required and above preferred
Looking ahead to hear from you
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