Senior Design Engineer- Body Systems (BIW)

  • Location

    Nuneaton, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing, Off highway

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  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £37.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Gemma Skidmore

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    about 1 year ago

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Senior Body System Engineer

Body Systems (BIW)- CATIA- Nuneaton to £37ph

I am seeking a Senior Body System Engineer to work on the delivery of Engineered Body System designs of heavy innovative vehicles.

About you:

Degree or equivalent in Design/ Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline.
Extensive experience of Design and Development experience in Engineering Vehicle Body Systems with some experience in a Low volume manufacturing environment.
Supervision of a small team, circa 2- 4 people.
Full product lifecycle experience.
- Previous responsibility for delivering Body system designs to a low volume vehicle programme.
- Lightweight composite body structures including design, structural analysis, layup specification, material specification, tooling methodologies, part manufacture and processing advantages and limitations experience required.
- Experience in lightweight aluminium bonded frame design, specification, material analysis, integration into composite structures, corrosion mitigation and manufacturing methodologies.
- Experience of crashworthiness in vehicle structures.
- Knowledge of body structure homologation requirements and test standards.
- Understanding of body structure NVH issues and mitigations.

The role:

Management of Body Engineering function for existing, current and potential future programmes.

- Responsibility and focal point for all Body related Engineering issues on existing, current and future platforms.

- Specification of Body systems and components.

- Delivery of Engineered Body System designs.

- Development and Maintenance of Body CAD package and BOM.

- Generation of Design Specifications, management of 2D drawings and design data.

- Develop Project Timing and delivery schedule for System Parts and Functionality.

- Release Approval for components and Systems to Specification.

- Scoping of outsourced Engineering activities.

- Supplier Management - Outsource Engineering and Part Development.

- Team Workload Planning and Prioritisation.

- Provision of Build Support for area of amphibian responsibility.

- Test Planning and DVP Sign-Off responsibility.

- Support FMEA and related documentation development.

- Provide Budget input for department and manage spend accordingly.

- Support Recruitment activities within System area.

What's appealing about this role:

- A competitive market hourly rate with long term work on offer with extra hours available.

- Ownership and technical input to new concept and development fast moving projects.

- The opportunity to be part of a unique, innovative highly technical product.

For more information or to apply please contact Gem

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