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Conversions & Accessories Engineer

Conversions & Accessories Engineer

Job Title: Conversions & Accessories Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cranfield
Salary: £26p/h + Overtime paid at £39p/h
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SD4373
Contact Name: Simon Davey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 16, 2018 14:50

Job Description

Conversions & Accessories Engineer
£26p/h + O/T paid at £39p/h

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
- Supporting  growth of Accessory business through development of new Accessory parts for both Vehicle Conversion and Dealer fitment for premium vehicles sold in EUR and RUS
- Specifically the role will be focused on the development of structural parts (Towbars, Load Carrier, Underbody protection) with a high level of integration to the vehicle to ensure OE level quality.
- Accessory Engineer will lead the full development process, from initial concept sheet through to actual physical fitment trials to ensure optimum quality and workability standards.
- Close cross-functional work is required, liaising with many areas of the company including Styling, Commercial, Planning and 
Quality teams as well as close liaison with R&D to ensure QCD for each program
- CAD experience (preferably NX)
- Understanding of automotive development process (APQP)
- Understanding of DFMEA process
- Understanding of Engineering drawings including Key feature diagram (KFD)
- Vehicle overall knowledge beneficial