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Design Engineer - Exterior Trim Systems (374)

  • Location: Cranfield
  • Salary: £24.48 - 24.48 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Product design and development
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 58436

Design Engineer - Exterior Trim Systems (JP00000374)


12 months assignment

£24.48 p/h PAYE - Inside IR35

Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs           

  • Development of exterior trim parts to meet the design spec and styling intention
  • Design release of parts on time and on budget
  • Supplier test plan and quality management to achieve design standards
  • Clear and concise reporting of concerns and part development/delivery issues.


  • Working with styling, project management, purchasing, test and manufacturing departments to take exterior trim parts from design concept to manufacture. Evaluation and root cause analysis investigation of market concerns.
  • Responsibility for development of exterior trim parts including, but not limited to, bumpers, side mouldings, spoilers, grilles air guides and emblems.
  • Responsibility for budget calculation and allocation of parts listed above.
  • Travel is required to other facilities for build support and styling design reviews, and suppliers for part inspections and technical meetings
  • The contractor would not be required to provide training to others, but would be expected to actively participate in design reviews sharing their knowledge and experience
  • The primary place of work will be onsite but flexible working from home in line with the rest of the business will be allowed

Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements             

  • Automotive engineer with exterior trim development experience
  • Ideally degree level qualified
  • Experience of development process and automotive systems
  • Experience of NX and TeamCenter

To apply to 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.