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Principal Engineer Closures

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

Principal Engineer

Closures & Mechanisms


Competitive with Car Allowance and Benefits

We are currently working with a world class specialist vehicle manufacturer who are developing a full range of EV Vehicles in the recruitment of a Principal Engineer - Closures & Mechanisms. The main responsibilities of this role will be to support the integration, design and development of components and systems for next generation vehicles. You will create and manipulate geometry for primary communication of concepts / schemes.

What's in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work on the development of full EV Vehicles, charged with the integration and design of all forms of closures and mechanisms.

  • A competitive salary and benefits, working within the R&D departments of a niche vehicle manufacturer with a heritage in automotive road cars.

As Principal Engineer Closures you will be required to:

  • Support the Chief Engineer, BIW & Exterior in all day-to-day activities

  • Engineering hard-point generation

  • Benchmarking of competitor vehicles & reporting of findings

  • Leading the development of the 3D and 2D models for closure & mechanism engineering

  • Design surface (CAS) feasibility 'FC' checks. Provide feasibility advice & guidance

  • Participate in cross functional integration reviews for components & systems

As Principal Engineer Closures you will have:

  • A relevant engineering qualification or experience in a similar role

  • Proven experience in an automotive or motorsport applications as part of an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy being able to use CAD (Catia)

  • Experience in complete vehicle development cycle experience for closure & mechanism activities

What you will get as Principal Engineer Closures

  • A competitive salary whilst working on highly-rewarding projects in a supportive team environment

  • On-going training & development

Suitably qualified and experienced Closures Engineers should apply today by contacting Jeff Lane at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.