Lead Studio Engineer


Competitive Salary and/or Contract Rates (Outside IR35)


Sector: Automotive
Function: Creative Design, Styling & Studio
Contact: Mark Bignell
Phone: 01384 446167
Job Ref: 66299

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Lead Studio Engineer 


Competitive Salary and/or Contract Rates (Inside IR35)     

We are working with a world class organisation who design, develop, and manufacture niche vehicle globally seeking an experienced Lead Studio Engineer to support new vehicle platforms.

As a Lead Studio Engineer you have experience of supporting the development and ongoing improvements for the client’s world class design for new vehicle platforms.

What's in it for you?

  • An opportunity to support the delivery of several whole vehicle platforms, working with cutting edge technology, dealing with some of the most advanced products, systems, and niche vehicle programmes within the automotive and future mobility arena.
  • A competitive salary plus benefits or excellent rates (Inside IR35), working for a specialist organisation that are at the forefront of their industry experiencing exceptional growth.

As a Lead Studio Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Providing studio engineering support from initial concept design through manufacturing feasibility to prototype development and into volume production and vehicle launch.
  • Producing CAD design using Catia to support the ongoing development of new vehicles.
  • Analyzing daily package and feasibility issues with Design, Clay/ Digital modelling and Engineering teams proposing world-class solutions.
  • Managing surface and design reviews to highlight and clarify areas of concern.
  • Supporting the VCIM (Vehicle concepts integration meeting) process.
  • Preparing technical proposals, vehicle overlays, comparison sections, data sheets, screenshots and power points to present at design reviews.
  • Interpreting legislative requirements such as vision angles / zones, etc. to ensure compliance by the Design Surface Models.
  • Verifying data and distributing between Engineering, Modelling, Manufacturing and Suppliers.
  • Assist core engineering team with the development of the Master Sections Book.
  • Checking incoming data to confirm feasibility and compatibility with design intent.

As a Lead Studio Engineer you will have knowledge and experience in:

  • Working within a design environment as a Studio Engineer on new vehicle concepts.
  • Fully conversant with CAD (Catia).
  • Vehicle set up/ packaging requirements.  
  • Generating ideas with appropriate action plans, demonstrating feasibility of ideas.
  • Managing a project element with support to support the module deliverables through to the programme required gateway.

Applications will be welcomed from qualified Lead Studio Engineer, please contact Mark Bignell on 01384 446167 to discuss further or email

Jonathan Lee Recruitment are a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.


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