Design Engineer (BIW and Trim Parts Design)

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    £24 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 446112

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    about 1 month ago

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Design Engineer (BIW and Trim Parts Design)

Location: Cranfield

Rate: £24 ph PAYE


Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs

Carry out work necessary to deliver part and system design tasks on BIW and trim to cost, quality and timing targets.



  • Development of new BIW and trim parts and systems and Maintenance of existing BIW and trim parts systems for all vehicles
  • Ability to travel within UK, Europe, Japan, USA and Russia is necessary
  • Working from home is possible with prior agreement of Key Contact provided home is within the UK.
  • Work with our client, alliance partner, suppliers and any other external organisations as required.



Qualifications, Skills Training Requirements

  • Minimum HNC/HND or international equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline. Degree level qualification preferred.
  • Extensive experience in automotive design, minimum Tier 1 supplier, OEM preferred.
  • CAD skill is highly preferable but not mandatory (preferably NX)
  • Experience of supplier management is necessary
  • Experience of working with other automotive OEMs is highly desirable
  • Experience of working with BIW pressings and assembly as well as trim parts is necessary
  • Driving licence valid in the UK/EU is necessary
  • English language skills must be sufficient to carry out the work required.
  • There is an assumption that the candidate will have the following skills and experience:
  • Engineer should be able to work on their own initiative 
  • Competent with Microsoft Office software


Is role/worker in scope for IR-35 : Yes


To apply for this role please send your CV to

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 Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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