Advanced Concept Design Engineer - Whole Vehicle

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Automotive
Region:
South East
Location:
Oxfordshire
Salary:
£30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Competitive benefits including equity
Posted:
06/07/2018
Recruiter:
Matchtech
Job Ref:
EMP398645

Our client, the next generation car company, is seeking talented engineers to support with the design and development of its brand new range of electric vehicles from concept through to production.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of brand new vehicle platforms and to contribute to some of the most ambitious vehicle concepts currently taking place globally.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Concept Development

* According to company high level production planning, involved in platform strategy framing out and derived program advanced phase development.
* Responsible for one or multi zones concept development, i.e. engine compartment, passenger compartment.
* In the responsible zone, with commodity/product engineer, work on advanced study of new solution/technology from concept phase through application phase, and support implementation phase when necessary.
* Work with CAE team, use CAE tools to optimize the concept solution regarding both component level and vehicle level
* Work with vehicle attributes(NVH, Durability, Aero, etc.) and safety team, ensure the concept solution achieve optimized performance
* For responsible zone, conduct basic homologation and ergonomic check, and basic manufacturing/serviceability check
* Identify concept level issues and work on proposal solutions, maintain issues list and keep update
* Host regular concept review meeting, involve related working stakeholders to push issue to resolution, manage meeting minutes and take lead in issue tracking
* Escalate high risk issues in advance to minimize timing risk

Advanced Design & Technical Convergence Support

* Conduct feasibility study on advanced Design theme, identify feasibility issues work with DTC team for proposal and issue resolution
* Collect and compile technical requirement into master sections and engineering criteria, to support design and engineering development
* Participate in advanced phase DTC meeting, represent vehicle engineering in discussion and push issue to resolution

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

* Engineering college or above

Knowledge & skills

* Automotive engineering expertise in advanced engineering, package and complete vehicle groups
* >10 years working experience is preferred

Software

* Catia V5/V6, Office

Working language

* Fluent English is a must

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

* Capable and willing to use Catia V5/V6 for majority of working time to investigate concept solutions from scratch, and able to deliver high quality work
* Good knowledge of Safety, NVH, Durability, Vehicle Dynamic, Aerodynamics, etc. is a plus
* Good knowledge in Body structure, or Interior, or Exterior, or Chassis, or E-powertrain development is a plus
* Good sense of team work
* Honest, reliable, self-motivated personality, capable and willing to work under high timing pressure

The benefits package includes but is not limited to:

* Flexible working
* Mobility allowance
* Life assurance
* Pension
* Healthcare
* Annual bonus
* Equity scheme

Salaries are dependent on candidate’s relevant skills and experience.

This isn’t just another job. It is an opportunity to join a movement to change the mobility experience for everyone. If you find that as exciting as we do, please contact Dan Tchupan at Matchtech for a full job description and a confidential discussion regarding these opportunities.

VISA APPLICANTS:

Our client is only able to consider applicants who currently hold the right to live and work within the UK.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Matchtech
Tel: 01489 89 8133
Contact: Daniel Tchupan
Email:

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