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Principal Body Structures/Crashworthiness Engineer

Job reference:
Coventry, West Midlands
£49,149 - £56,950 per annum
Job type:
Principal Structural/Crash Engineer - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £49,149 - £56,950 DOE

Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme?
The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design?
Vacancy logo - WMG Warwick Manufacturing GroupWMG is offering an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development.

What you will do as Principal Structural/Crash Engineer;

  • To provide technical leadership on design and development of vehicle body structures.
  • To deliver body engineering performance targets (crash, stiffness, NVH).
  • To develop and lead the crashworthiness technology for the project.
  • To lead and manage full vehicle safety CAE models for vehicle body structures.
  • To represent our client as a credible authority on lightweight body structures design and development.
  • To translate the project deliverables into a successful plan of work through the management of the technical team, to deliver within the project budget and timescale.
  • To disseminate project outputs through presentations etc. to a wider audience, as appropriate.

What you will need as Principal Structural/Crash Engineer;

  • Degree or equivalent in relevant subject, e.g. Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering.
  • Extensive industrial experience of automotive body structures design and development.
  • Experience of vehicle crashworthiness and occupant safety requirements.
  • The ability to provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team.
  • A hands-on approach to the technical delivery required to achieve the project outcomes.
  • Proven ability to correctly prioritise a broad range of requests from many customers, both internal and external.


What you will get As Principal Structural/Crash Engineer;

Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage. An excellent salary & benefits. Career progression. Applications suitably qualified and experienced Principal Structural/Crash Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter.