Seating Climate Systems Engineer

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    £25 - 40 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 397555

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A Seating Climate Systems Engineer is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market.

Description - This role sits within the Environmental Control team in the automotive function.  You will be responsible for delivering novel cabin climate systems launched on an Electric Vehicle.


• Embrace working on novel concepts with fast learning, excellent team work skills and strong communication skills.

• Be responsible for delivering parts and assemblies from concept to manufacture with a strong delivery focus. DFMEA, DFA etc

• Design of parts – liaising closely with the packaging team, design team, interiors and other PMTs to resolve design clashes.

• Preparing data to create a strong case for a design by working from a user experience point of view and combining data from research, testing and Engineering fundamentals.

• Creating and updating technical drawings at part level, assembly level and tolerance stacks.

• Liaising with suppliers with regard to design, DFM, prototyping and timing

• Design & test of prototypes from start to finish aiming to prove out fundamentals – E.g., Design, CAD, 3D printing, sensor & data logging setup, data analysis & presentation of results.

Skills required:


• BEng Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)

• Knowledge of automotive processes (APQP, DFMEAs, DVPs)

• Experience using Siemens NX8.0 CAD software in automotive industry.

• Competency in Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics principles.

• Previous Commodity ownership experience, including release of drawings and specifications to suppliers and managing delivery of components.


• Experience with thermal comfort studies; HVAC optimisation for thermal comfort & test & analysis of thermal comfort.

• Experience in automotive or similar industry.

• An appreciation of other engineering disciplines such aerodynamics, thermodynamics, CFD analysis and electrical, electronics and electromagnetic systems.

• Experience of system measurement techniques – airflow, temperature, pressure.

• Experience in writing automotive specifications.

To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

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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