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  • Job reference: RMS0145814

Senior Engineer – Interior Trim

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2014
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
To support the Lead engineer and PMST Leader in the design, development and release of Interior Trim components.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Preparation of detailed drawings to our client's drafting standards including identification of SC’s/CC’s, reference points and individual part tolerances.
• Create and update construction sections to support design reviews.
• Work within FMA checklist process.
• Use Digibuck to review and present design concepts.
• Preparation and ownership of engineering release packs where required.
• Work under the direction of lead project engineer/PMST leader on a daily basis.
• Support Project Engineer to develop robust designs to meet performance targets.
• Support pre-production build events.
• Support virtual build events.
• Support tolerance studies to ensure manufacturing compatibility.
• Support generation of DVP and DFMEA studies.
• Support pre-release failure mode detection event activities.
• Ownership of concerns resolution including interim containment actions where required.
• Liaison with external suppliers on technical issues.
• Liaison with internal departments as required.
• Preparation of commodity plans for specific owned systems.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering degree level or equivalent.
• Ideally the post holder should have extensive CAD experience with the ability to design and model interior trim components.
• Knowledge of interior trim components, Carpets, plastic injection moulding components, Vac formed parts, machined metal products and metal bracketry. Knowledge of leather trimming and mechanism systems would also be advantageous.
• A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements and lead times.
• Knowledge of Automotive Programme Management processes and systems.
• Post holder must be self-starting and self-motivated.
• Ability to work under pressure to agreed deadlines.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
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