Project Engineer - Sports Car Door Trim

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
West Midlands
£45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£45000 per annum
Premea Limited
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Job Description:
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

Job Purpose
Lead the design and development of door trim to meet performance targets

Key Responsibilities and Tasks
• Benchmarking activities, creation of future strategy plans and archetype definition
• Level 2 and component target setting to support new vehicle programmes
• Creation of design specification, concept schemes and definition of master sections
• RFI creation, Engineering Concept Matrix compilation and System Selection proposals
• Accountable for DFMEAs, Lesson Learnt reviews and Failure Mode Avoidance activity planning
• Design Validation Plan compilation in conjunction with Body Development and Programme Attribute Team
• Plan design activity and release points to meet programme timing
• Creation of Supplier D&D statement of work and RASIC generation
• PBoM generation, BoM set-up, CAD development to support Virtual Series reviews
• Accountable for Concept Location Strategy document to support tolerance studies
• Lead cross functional design reviews to meet cost, quality and performance targets
• Support Optical Quality reviews and Surface Definition to support Styling releases
• Owner of FESO document including engineering deviations as required
• Author of Engineering Release packs for all commodities
• Raise risks & opportunities in Cost Management System to track cost movements
• Manage concerns, containments and permanent corrective actions as required
• Update Design Guidelines and Engineering Standards to reflect latest learning

Qualification and Experience
• Engineering degree (or equivalent)
• Extensive experience within Automotive Engineering product development
• Extensive experience in the design of Door Trims on new vehicle programmes
• Proven track record in design and delivery of Interior Trim
• Experience of leadership or clear evidence of leadership ability.
• Familiar with failure mode avoidance techniques including DFMEA
• Proficient in MS Office tools: Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Good understanding of manufacturing techniques
• Proficient in the use of Teamcentre / VisMockup to interrogate CAD designs and drawings
• CAD Literate (Preferably Siemens NX)
• Intuitive Knowledge of fundamental engineering theory
• Thorough, date-driven approach to solving engineering issues
• Self-starting and self motivated
• Excellent organisational skills, ability to deliver under pressure
• Confident communicator - able to present at design reviews and technical forums

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.

Contact Details:
Premea Limited
Tel: +44(0)1926 298890
Fax: +44(0)1926 298908
Contact: Chris Wright

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