Body Development Engineer

Recruiter
RLE International Product Development lt
Location
Romford
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BODY DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

Department: Body Engineering

Reports to: Senior Manager - Body Structure and Development

Locations: First 6 weeks will be in Whiltshire area whilst the project kicks off after this you can work from our offices based in Basildon Essex or the Lighthorne area.

Job Purpose:

Design, Release, and document compilation for one of the following: Body Structures, BIW or Exterior Trim. Work with current Component and CAD Engineers to help facilitate the design, release and sign off of assigned components.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
- Lead design activities for CAD Designers, Provide guidance and technical direction.
- Generate and update minutes for relevant PMST meetings.
- Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends.
- Liaise with Suppliers to ensure design and develop components & systems are manufacturable and meet all specified requirements such as weight, cost, durability and performance.
- Manage Suppliers to ensure parts are delivered on time to the required quality standard.
- Work closely with Manufacturing and Launch engineers to enable swift and accurate fitment of components to vehicles.
- Assist with the Design Verification and Sign Off reporting.
- Support vehicle tests with components where required.
- Participate in DFMEAs, Quality history reviews, Robustness studies etc.

Qualifications & Experience:

·Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification

·Intuitive knowledge of fundamental engineering theory

·Experience of at least one full cycle of hands on design – Body Components,

·Clear understanding of the generic Design and Release process including change control.

·Engineering problem resolving experience - Body Components, structures and systems.

·Previous experience within the automotive, aerospace, rail sector

·Ability to manage multiple demands on time and priorities.


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