Design Engineer Cabin Trim (Headliner/Pillar Trims/Carpets/Loadspace)

Contract Full Time

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Who are you?

Technical items

* Have a working knowledge of Catia V

* Understanding of vehicle packaging and occupant ergonomics

* Experience of vehicle development for North American & rest of world markets.

* Experience with running a project using industry standard PLM/PDM & CAD systems.

* Knowledge of Plastic moulding, technologies and joining methods would be advantageous

* High level of experience with 1st Tier Design and Manufacturer of Cabin Trim, areas including Headliner/Pillar Trims/Carpets/Loadspace

* High level of experience with OEM Cabin Trim

General/Program Items

* A commercially aware Design Engineer with demonstrable experience in delivering products or systems for either an OEM or 1st Tier supplier.

* Experienced in the management of Asian suppliers and Asian manufacture / assembly of Cabin Trim components

* Experience of business travel in EU and globally, but not critical to role

* Proven ability within an automotive engineering background with a number of years of experience of successfully delivering projects in an OEM or Tier 1 capacity with responsibility of Cabin Trim

* Work with Designers in same function group and other function groups

* Ability to plan and deliver projects within budget and within the scoped time

* Ability to work in a team with a mix of experienced designer/engineers and junior designer/engineers, good interpersonal and communication skills

* Drive and commitment to deliver technically challenging projects

* Ability to work proactively with minimal support using a logical approach in an environment with minimal documented processes

What you will do…

* Responsible for the delivery of components from concept through to production.

* Project scoping at concept stage.

* Development of Technical Specifications and Targets (system level cascaded to component) in line with recognised benchmark vehicles

* Support RFI and RFQ process with purchasing including generation of related engineering documentation.

* Development of best in class and best practise Design & Engineering standards and procedures to support company’s Forward Model Quality aspirations

* Ensure legal compliance, in coordination with suppliers and homologation teams, for all systems for all regions where the vehicles are to be delivered.

* System Integration of Cabin Trim into the full vehicle environment.

* Manage the CAD packaging with both the Supplier(s) and internal teams.

* Create design proposals & concepts, and to participate in decisions regarding engineering changes and design direction.

* Coordination in conjunction with Project engineer of all cross functional inputs/outputs for Styling, Package, Vehicle Integration, CAE, Test, Manufacturing, Service, Quality and Safety

* Ensure that agreed deliverables are completed meeting cost, timing, quality, specifications and targets

* Ensuring the accuracy of the BOM through Design work (cost/weight tracking)

* Support development of FMEAs to support the Design & manufacture of the vehicles

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