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  • Job reference: RMS0100550

Exterior Engineer - Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Swindon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/10/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (23/10/11)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
A Major Global Automotive OEM is currently experiencing an upturn in demand and has a requirement for an exterior project engineer on a contract basis to support engineering capabilities in their UK technical centre.

The Role:
ROLE:
To support the FRAME (Exterior) engineering section of the business. Provide technical capability for development, production & quality of automotive Exterior parts/systems. Ideally the candidate will have strong Exterior parts automotive development experience obtained with an OEM, or Tier 1 supplier. There should be a track record of achievements, in Exterior parts/systems design. Consideration should also be made of candidates with experience of Exterior parts/systems testing. Suitable candidates should demonstrate examples of confirming specifications for performance, quality, durability, fault finding of automotive components. Additionally they should show their ability to self manage and demonstrate a track record of project control/leadership. Flexibility response to meet business demands and the ability to work to tight deadlines are required.

Exterior Engineer
1. Localisation
2. Special Edition model development
3. VA idea generation & implementation
4. Vehicle & parts teardown analysis
5. Benchmarking

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Drawing creation, modification & release
2. Parts analysis
3. Motorshow research
4. Localised parts development & maturation
5. Confirmation of SPEC test results
6. Market Quality concern investigation

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- CATIA V5,
- Knowledge of Plastics, Rubber, Metals, Paint and manufacturing methods. (Injection,
Stamping, etc)
- Supplier development
- Passport which enables rapid response to travelling in Europe and a willingness to travel

Desirable:
- Japanese Language skills or competence in a European language
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