Mechanical Design Engineer

Employer
Premier Engineering
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Mechanical Design Engineer (Interior Trims)
Location: Northamptonshire
Duration: 6 Month Contract
Rate: £32-£38p/h
Outside IR35

Premier have partnered with a world leading automotive restoration and EV technology company who are looking for a Mechanical Design engineer to join and assist the interior trims team

The Design Engineer will play a key role in developing solutions that strike a critical balance between manufacturability, assembly, cost, function, and elegance.

Key Responsibilities of the Design Engineer:

3D and 2D design of a wide range of items from switch packs, gauges, and levers to entire dash panels using Solidworks
Work closely with styling team to develop feasible A and B surfaces, colours, textures and mechanical support .
Manage subsystem requirements and gateway approvals to ensure all parts go through proper release process
Interface regularly with procurement team to select suppliers, release parts on time, and ensure parts arrive in timely fashion
Work with technicians to ensure parts are fit for purpose
Work with design lead to find, document and address corrective actions on prototype vehicles
Work closely with development team to outline test program for subassemblies and components, and be quick to address any issues that arise during testing
Attributes & Qualifications of the Design Engineer:

Automotive background (5+ years in relevant experience )
Highly proficient with Solidworks
Experience with prototype and/or classic vehicles is desirable
Discipline with release procedures, drawing and parts tracking
Experience working in small, collaborative environments
Ability to create and maintain their own momentum in workplace
Evidence of lateral thinking in agile environments
Strong work ethic and genuine humility
If you are a Design Engineer looking to work with a world leading organisation on some really exciting projects get in touch with the latest version of your CV

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