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Body Structures Design Engineer

Body Structures Design Engineer

Job Title: Body Structures Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: £competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5467
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 07, 2020 16:15

Job Description

Our midlands based high performance electric vehcile client is currently recruiting for a Body Structures Design Engineer.
Key Objectives & Responsibilities:
Design Engineer – Body Structures
Reporting to the Principal Engineer Body Structures the Design Engineer will be responsible for component and system design of body structure systems vehicle programs.
Main Responsibilities
Project management of body structure systems to meet required project milestones.
Complete component design of extrusions, castings, pressings etc along with assembly design in a CATIA V5 environment. 
Deliver system designs to meet the requirements of technical specifications in accordance with design guidelines and standards and direction. 
Plan design activities in order to fulfil the requirements of the company’s engineering timing release system, considering timing dependencies with other systems where necessary. 
Represent the Body Structure Department in design and release reviews. 
Develop concepts and mature final system designs to weight, cost and serviceability targets with confirmation through analysis. 
Collaboration with other function groups to reach design solutions
Manage and release data through the TCe system
 The Person
Demonstrable experience in a CATIA V5 environment. 
Experience of Body Structures and/or HV systems.
Experience working in/for medium volume vehicle projects would be advantageous. 
Excellent communication and co-ordination skills - at ease working with a cross-functional team of engineers and suppliers. 
Ability to clearly communicate technical Body systems information across function groups is essential to the role.
Flexible, enthusiastic individual who is self-motivated, able to work well under own initiative and remain focused under pressure. 
Ability to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests
If you believe you have what it takes to work at the heart of automotive innovation, then we look forward to reviewing your application.