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  • Job reference: RMS0198940

Engineer Vehicle Integration & Package

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/10/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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Lead Packaging Engineer
Department: Vehicle Integration
Division: Vehicle Packaging
Location: Norfolk

Job Role Purpose:
Work within the vehicle integration department and take a leading role for a variant or specific vehicle project.
* Take charge of vehicle zone with respect to package and concept layout
* Provide concept schemes for engineering solutions on various systems that feature in that vehicle zone.
* Provide CAD layouts for proposed systems within the vehicle zone
* Create clear criteria that will assist function areas to continue with detailed design of components, these will need to include any legal requirements, ergonomic requirements, CAE requirements or advanced supplier/manufacturing input.
* Support the concept phase of a new model development and will then be required to provide support throughout the production phase of the project through to final part sign-off and release.
* Work with guidance from the vehicle integration lead and the project Vehicle Architect to provide required engineering support to the design community and design studio and act as the point of contact for a specific vehicle or variant, the will need to run project package meetings and ensure package schemes are focused and delivered as required.
* If required guide less experienced members of the package team, make sure that weekly deliverables are met by the other members of that vehicle variant section as required.
* You will be expected to work closely with the engineers, Designers, Clay modellers and CAS modellers to deliver specific studies to support the successful delivery of the future production product.

· Experience of concept and detail design of mechanical and automotive components.
· Experience of the studio engineer role within the automotive industry.
· Ability to lead small package team if required.
· Must have high level of competency with Catia V5, being able to create and manipulate models.
· Support the design process from the sketch phase through to Clay / CAS model.
· Provide solutions to problems; it is likely these will have implications to the designed surfaces.

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