Vehicle Architecture Development Engineer

RLE International
Basildon, UK
01 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
RLE International is working on behalf of their Essex based Automotive OEM Client, whom are currently looking for a Vehicle Architecture Development Engineer to join their expanding team within Product Development Division

Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry.

So, if you're looking for a key role in shaping the future of the car industry, they have the stage and the tools necessary for you to make it happen.

Vehicle Architecture Development

Position Description:

Vehicle Architecture in general, leads the overall geometric integration of the vehicle. Works with Vehicle Engineering to develop a balanced, initial set of attribute targets applying Systems Engineering principles. Leads selection of the architectural elements required for each system / sub-system to meet the attribute targets. Orchestrates overall vehicle mechanical layout with cross-functional organizations, ensuring functional, attribute, and business requirements are balanced. Identifies geometric compatibility issues and develops solution alternatives and associated implications Engineers within VA are responsible cradle-to-grave for executing the VA deliverables for new vehicle programs according to GPDS from to. In addition, they are responsible for platform studies and advanced projects pre-. Presentation of engineering results and recommendations within Global Vehicle Architecture and to internal partners to achieve management decisions aligned with the functional areas (systems and attributes). Act as point of contact for internal and external partners for the assigned project and work elements. Representation of Vehicle Architecture in the relevant PATs and PMTs. Collaboration with internal and external partners. Communication with external suppliers with regard to new technology developments and summary of data and facts concerning the supplier competencies. Mechanical Integration of vehicle system concepts and technologies in line with the clients GPDS. Application of system- and vehicle attribute requirements and associated analysis. Preparation of gateway deliverables to support vehicle program gateways (Geometric Compatibility). Use of Design and Core Architecture tools and models to develop vehicle- and system level concepts. Development of proposals to ensure total vehicle geometric compatibility of design concepts. Lead responsibility for DPA1 / DPA6 for one of the package-zones feeding into the Package PAT to achieve a compatible prime solution through virtual Phases. Physical Verification of above via and Testing

Skills Required

Self-starter who can demonstrate excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) Cited practical examples of being able to work under own initiative with minimum supervision demonstrated vehicle experience essential, with Transit experience preferred Working knowledge of vehicle attributes including Manufacturing Experience in using Teamcenter, Digital Buck and E2KS proficiently competent in using Excel and PowerPoint

Skills Preferred:

Transit Experience

Experience Required

Working knowledge of vehicle attributes including Manufacturing. Experience in using Teamcenter Digital Buck proficiently. Competent in using Excel and PowerPoint

Experience Preferred:

Extensive auto industry experience preferred

Education Required:

Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing Systems

Additional Information:

Free on-site parking

Subsidised Canteen & Sandwich Bar facility

Costa Coffee Area

Cashpoint facility


If you have any of the above knowledge and experience, and are interested in hearing more about the opportunities, please apply now.

Hours:37.5 pw

Rate:£23.00 per hour limited company rate

Eligibility:Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK your application will be automatically declined. These are long term rolling contracts.


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