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Interior Design Engineer

Interior Design Engineer

Job Title: Interior Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5799
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 05, 2021 11:38

Job Description

Job Role Specification: Design Engineer – Seating and Restraints


•Be responsible for the Application Engineering of certain Seating and Restraint Systems.
•Creation and management of functional specifications.
•Creation and management of Engineering Statement of Work (ESoW).
•Support the R&D RFI and RFQ process with Purchasing including the generation of related engineering documentation.
•Ownership and development of System foundation DFMEA(s).
•Management of Development Suppliers and Partners.
•Support virtual validation when required.
•Support physical validation when required. 
•Manage the Engineering BoM.
•Manage the CAD packaging with both the Supplier and internal teams.
•Create design proposals & concepts, and to participate in decisions regarding engineering changes and design direction.

Qualifications, skills and Experience

•Degree in Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent relevant experience.
•Experience in the integration of complex Interior systems into a full vehicle environment.
•Some experience in Seating and/or Safety Restraints integration and development.
•A passion for sustainability from a whole product life perspective including related base materials, manufacturing processes though to product end of life.
•Have a good experience and knowledge of Catia V5 and TeamCenter. 
•A sound knowledge and understanding of engineering design principles including DFM, DFA, DFMEA, DVP.
•Customer focused.
•Able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment
•Knowledge, and an understanding of, systems engineering and system development process methodology.
•Understanding of vehicle packaging and occupant ergonomics
•Experience of vehicle development for world markets including North America.
•Comfortable and competent in the management of System and component suppliers.
•Must be commercially aware.
•Experienced in working with suppliers and OEM’s based in Asia.
•Experience of business travel in EU and Asia.
•A willingness for future frequent business travel and also extended periods of travel to Asia around development projects.