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  • Job reference: RMS0223451

Side Closures Hardware Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/06/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
* Lead and execute development work within the Body & Exterior Engineering team for side closures hardware systems with focus on new technologies and automated function
* Ensure cross functional communication in all aspects and escalate challenges early to define robust solution with highest quality, i.e.
o Predict Geometrical Aesthetic and Functional Final Demand fulfilment
o Define robust part and systems solutions FMEA/DFEMA
o Fulfil overall vehicle dev. timing and releases
o Propose design- and design (styling) solutions to support high end execution of the vehicle
* Support cross functional teams i.e. Supplier, Package, Design, ME, CAE, Performance and other release areas to understand new methodologies and implement learnings successfully
* Coordinate support for design and architecture team with development work

* Ensure that learnings out of benchmark analysis is embedded in processes, guidelines and innovation
* Define new standards for Door Hardware Engineering acc. to vehicle development plan
* Other tasks assigned by line manager

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience with Side Door Hardware Systems (window regulator, latch, handle, powered systems, sensors and integrated automated functions) within Body&Exterior and execution of at least 1 vehicle project within comparable position
* Practical and theoretical knowledge of product development, manufacturing, geometry and design area
* Experience in Catia 3D design work experience to make sections and concept data build
* Ability to find solutions to technical problems
* Fluent in English, both orally as well as written
* High integrity and trust in all activities and communication

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