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Lead Engineer - Passive Safety Systems

Lead Engineer - Passive Safety Systems

Job Title: Lead Engineer - Passive Safety Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Salary: £40 - 60,000 + Contract Option
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW4828
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2019 15:31

Job Description

Lead Engineer - Passive Safety Systems
Perm or Contract


•Responsible for the delivery of Passive Safety Airbag Systems from concept through to production.
•Project scoping at concept stage.
•Creation and management of System functional specifications.
•Creation and management of System Statement of Work (SoW).
•Support RFI and RFQ process with purchasing including generation of related engineering documentation.
•Ownership of System DFMEA(s).
•Management of suppliers through Pre-nomination concept stage.
•Management of suppliers from nomination through to production.
•Ensure legal compliance, in coordination with suppliers and homologation teams, for all systems for all regions where the vehicles are to be delivered.
•System Integration of Passive Safety Systems into the full vehicle environment.
•Responsible for system validation.
•Support physical testing when required. Component / Sub-system / System Crash.
•Manage the CAD packaging with both the Supplier(s) 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.
•Have a working knowledge of Catia V5
•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 North American market.
•Comfortable and competent in the management of safety system suppliers.
•Commercially aware.

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