Chief Design Engineer/Project Engineer

Recruiter
Aguila Consulting
Location
Coventry
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
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
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79175870