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Body Structures Project Engineer

Body Structures Project Engineer

Job Title: Body Structures Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: £competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5466
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 07, 2020 16:17

Job Description

Our midlands based high performance electric vehicls client is currently recruiting for a Body Structures Project Engineer.
Key Objectives & Responsibilities:
Project Engineer – Body Structures
Reporting to the Principal Engineer Body Structures the Project Engineer will be responsible for playing a key role in the development of body structure systems vehicle programs.
The Project Engineer will be responsible for project management aspects of programme delivery & planning including system design, target setting, specification, DFMEA, development, verification & launch.
Main Responsibilities
Project management of body structure systems to meet required project milestones from concept engineering to launch
Ensuring program targets are met for responsible systems for cost, mass, quality, timing and other attributes
Collaboration with other function groups to drive feasible and cost-effective solutions whilst also pushing the boundaries on structural performance and technology
Ownership of the technical specifications, DFMEAs, DVPs and other key technical documents as part of the new vehicle development process
Supplier management
 The Person
You’ll have a minimum of 5 years relevant automotive experience, with a good exposure to Body Structures and/or HV systems.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of the requirement for the development of varied vehicle systems including vehicle structural performance
Proven track record of delivering vehicle systems
An understanding and passion for future and current Body Structure and/or HV vehicle technologies
Understanding and experience in New Product Development life cycle
Ability to work flexibly within the wider Body Structures team
Excellent communication and co-ordination skills
Experience in CAD (Catia V5) and Teamcenter would be beneficial but not essential
Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with other functional teams
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.