Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.
SEATS Lead Engineer / PMST role leading Introduction and development of new and modified features requested by Project Teams and end user Customers. The candidate will interface with both tier 1 suppliers and internal departments to ensure targets are met in the development of components for Interior Trim enhancements . MUST HAVE Engineering Design/ Development background within Automotive Trim or similar for Interior components, ideally having worked within both OEM and Tier 1 trim suppliers .
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1.Proven Automotive Interior TRIM experience, minimum 5-10 years working in industry at OEM or Tier 1 suppliers
2.Seating Foams and Covers or Seat Structures
3.Low to medium volume tooling experience including RP
Degree in Engineering or comparable qualification. General knowledge of automotive Trim Design, component manufacture and construction knowledge - with specific experience in automotive seating. Project management of designs ensuring timely releases for virtual series gateways and Tooling /Production releases. Lead and co-ordinate the design and development of interior components from initial concept design through to Job 1 implementation.
-Strong knowledge of at least 2-off the following CATIA V5 or Digi-Buck / Vis-Mock-up Plus Tce -Desirable,
-Experience of problem solving tools e.g. 6 panel, PPS (8D), FMEA, Robustness, etc.
-Able to lead problem resolution projects.
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.