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  • Job reference: RMS0095958

Engineer - Interior Trim

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 30/08/2011
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer and is currently experiencing an upturn in production with demand increasing globally.

The Role:
Reports to appropriate Senior Engineer who reports to the Functional Manager. Accountable for technical content to the Senior Engineer and responsible for effective consultation with other Engineers.
Collaborates closely with other Engineers/Senior Engineers and SET Leaders to establish and manage interfaces between systems/features.
Liaises with all levels in the business, up to Senior Manager, particularly within Styling, Project management Purchasing, Logistics, Finance and Manufacturing, and with Supplier/Contract Houses at all levels.

Key Responsibilities
Responsible for developing and maintaining specialist technical design and business knowledge/capability.
Responsible for defining and planning own work and the effective monitoring of design and progress from the team and suppliers to the Senior Engineer.
Responsible for developing, to first time release, relevant sections of the Bill of Material.
Responsible for design of components/systems which, when introduced into production, are safe, legal and otherwise are fit for purpose, (including satisfying product liability requirements) and represent the best compromise between company and customer needs.
Responsible for directing CAD resource including contract staff.
Accountable for timely parts release for prototype build and production, and for delivery of all Product Engineering activities required to achieve timely vehicle launch to quality and cost targets.
Responsible for procurement of containment parts as required by the Project.
Responsible for running design reviews both internally and with external design partners and suppliers.
Accountable for the completion of all test, validation and certification of systems/components to demonstrate successful achievement of the above.
Responsible for prompt Concern resolution on owned components, and development of Engineering changes, including containment solutions if necessary.
Responsible at all times to follow and deliver the requirements of the company systems as defined by company Quality standards and procedures.
Occasional overseas travel may be required in support of project working and delivery. There may at times be the opportunity to work extended periods overseas.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in appropriate Engineering discipline, preferably a Chartered Engineer.

Previous Experience
Appropriate experience working as a Product Engineer in the automotive industry.
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