Body Design Engineer (BiW and Trim Parts Design) – 0871


£30.78 - 30.78 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Product Design & Development
Contact: Rachel Meacham
Phone: 01384 446112
Job Ref: 67538

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Body Design Engineer (BiW and Trim Parts Design)  - 0871 - £30.78/hr PAYE

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is looking for an experienced and collaborative Body Design Engineer to join our client's inclusive and friendly team. This 12-month contract role based in Cranfield comes with a favourable rate of £30.78 per hour PAYE - Inside IR35.

As a Body Design Engineer, you will carry out design activities related to innovative technologies, cost optimization, and breakthrough ideas related to BEV (Battery EV) vehicles, focusing on future vehicles as well as current production. You will also carry out the work necessary to deliver part and system design tasks on BIW and trim, with cost, quality, and timing as key metrics.

During your first few weeks in this flexible role, you can expect to begin work on some of the following:

  • Study technical solutions benchmark, FMEA, design parts and systems, build business cases, lead validation, and adoption of the new design
  • Lead/support communication and negotiation with internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with a broad range of entities across the organisation, including technical and business centres in Europe and Japan, R&D, and India support centres

To apply for this Body Design Engineer position, your soft skills, expertise, and experience should include:

  • Minimum HNC/HND or international equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Degree level qualification preferred
  • Experience working with metal pressings and assembly and/or trim parts (experience in both commodities is preferred but not mandatory)
  • Extensive experience in automotive design, minimum Tier 1 supplier, OEM preferred

You'll receive an excellent contract per hour rate of £30.78 in return for your knowledge, expertise, and flexibility.

If this contract Body Design Engineer job in Cranfield motivates and inspires you, please apply with Jonathan Lee Recruitment today. We'd love to help you get your next role.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, 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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