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Body Systems Engineer

Body Systems Engineer

Job Title: Body Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SD5409
Contact Name: Simon Davey
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 27, 2020 10:10

Job Description

Body Systems Engineer
£30,000 - £45,000

Principle Accountabilities:
Design engineers within Vehicle Body Systems and Architecture Design are responsible for design and release of Body and Interior components across all projects undertaken by Gordon Murray Design. This role requires specific knowledge of welded aluminium BIW design to support ongoing development of the manufacturing process.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide high quality and imaginative technical solutions to project requirements, utilising team input when necessary
- Support other members of the Vehicle Body Systems and Architecture design team to prepare 2D concept sections, 3D part models, 3D assembly models and any associated 2D drawings as required
- Provide input data to CAE and support any other Vehicle Engineering activities
- Liaise with styling to support feasible design solutions with regard to manufacturing, assembly and homologation
- Coordinate with Functional Leads and Project Managers to ensure technical targets, program timings and budgetary requirements are met
- Liaise with the Prototype Workshop to provide feasible design solutions and support workshop activities pre, during and post-vehicle build
- Schedule activities to meet engineering deliverables that deliver to required specifications within timescales and budgets
- Support presentations of concepts and status to client project teams, client senior management and project suppliers and internally to Company personnel
- Ensure own designs meet all relevant safety and regulatory requirements, and are formally verified to meet these and other specifications
- Contribute to complete and effective engineering plans and schedules, including planning own activities
- Identify and highlight any areas for continuous improvement

Experience and Qualifications:
- It is anticipated that you will have 5 years relevant automotive experience at an appropriate consultancy or OEM
- You will be educated to a degree level in a mechanical, electrical or aeronautical discipline