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Electrical Design Engineer - Concept & Prototype Vehicles

Electrical Design Engineer - Concept & Prototype Vehicles

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer - Concept & Prototype Vehicles
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Guildford
Salary: £competitive rate
Reference: PF5088
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2019 07:45

Job Description

World leader in the design and manufacture of concept and prototype vehicles with particular focus on environmentally friendly, small city cars displaying energy efficiency and lightweight characteristics is seeking a proven Electrical Design Engineer on a contract basis.

Principle Accountabilities:

Design engineers within Electrical are responsible for packaging, design and release of Electrical components across all projects. They are expected to provide innovative technical solutions to meet project needs as well as delivering initial scheme work through the concept stage, before switching to design and release of component and assembly including tooling, jigs and fixtures and supporting vehicle build.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide high quality and imaginative technical solutions to project requirements, utilising team input when necessary

• Support other members of the Electrical 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