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Design Engineer- Interior Trim

Design Engineer- Interior Trim

Job Title: Design Engineer- Interior Trim
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5908
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 09, 2021 10:51

Job Description

Design Engineer- Interior Trim 

FTC - Midlands

•Create 3D design and 2D drawings as required.
•Document CAD activities in line with Client and Customer requirements & in support of 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 ….

Person Specification:
•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.
•Experience in aspects of instrument panel design.
•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 extended periods in China through the launch of the program.
•You are clear and logical in both written and verbal communication
•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.