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Design Engineer- Interior Trim

Design Engineer- Interior Trim
Contract - £240 - £290 per day

An enthusiastic and driven individual with the desire to learn and improve both yourself and the team around you. 

• A self-motivated and proactive Engineer who is not afraid to pick up something new and work outside the boundaries of the job description. 
• A team player who actively looks to help the people around them. 
• Someone who can work in a fast paced and changing environment and willing to help shape what the future looks like. 
• A Degree qualified Engineer (or related technical field) or someone who has the equivalent relevant experience in industry. 
• An Engineer with sound knowledge and understanding of engineering design principles including DFM, DFA, DFMEA & DVP. 
• Someone who is willing to support the development and Manufacturing of a vehicle that will be Engineered and Manufactured between the UK, Sweden & China. This will include the need for trips to  China through the launch of the program. 
• You are clear and logical in both written and verbal communication 
• Degree in Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent relevant experience. 
• Experience in Interior Trim design and development including design Foam, Plastics, Trim, Packaging of Wire Harness, packaging of Electronic modules and Structures components. 
• 5 years minimum experience in use of Catia V5. 
• Knowledge of TeamCentre (TCe) and Enovia PDM systems. 
• Able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment 
• Knowledge of Catia Kinematics module. 
• Knowledge of use of lightweight materials (i.e. Carbon Fibre, Composites, Magnesium) in Vehicle Interior design. 
• Knowledge of Vehicle Safety Systems Design and Integration.

Responsibilities:
Create 3D design and 2D drawings as required. 
• Document CAD activities in line with clients and Customer requirements & in support of clients objectives. 
• Maintain all facets of CAD drawing generation in line with customer requirements. 
• Create design proposals & concepts, and to participate in decisions regarding engineering changes and design direction. 
• Ensure progress in vehicle systems packaging, liaising with both client, Customer and Supplier engineering teams. 
• Coordination of all cross functional inputs/outputs for Styling, Package, Vehicle Integration, CAE, Test, Manufacturing, Service, Quality and Safety. 
• Incorporating DFM, DFA back into 3D design 
• Understanding of Vehicle packaging and Occupant ergonomics 
• Experience of working with China Partners, Suppliers etc…. 
• Be involved with all aspects of Interior systems design and development, from concept to Launch, as part of the Body Interiors Team. 
• Participate in System level DFMEA, DVP creation and ongoing reviews. 
• Participate in, and contribute to, the generation of system specifications, process documentation, Design Rules etc ….