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Sealing & Trim Expert

Sealing & Trim Expert

Job Title: Sealing & Trim Expert
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW4493
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email: jonathanw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: October 19, 2018 14:33

Job Description

Sealing & Trim Expert
Location: Coventry or Norfolk 
Perm or Contract

At Research & Development you will be a key contributor to the next generation outstanding luxury. Together with other engineers around the world, you and your team will create innovative human-centric car technology that makes life less complicated and more enjoyable for people. 

Are you interested in design and connected car technology? Do you share our passion for people, the environment and our urge to create a superior driving experience? Research and Development is the place for you to prosper.

As the sealing and trim engineer, you have the responsibility for sealing and trim parts design and development from Pre Product Start to Job1. You will support during prototype build and verification activities to identify the root cause for issues.

Responsibility
•Responsible for closure sealing and closure trim parts design and development activities in whole vehicle life cycle.
•Establish the closure system sealing strategy.
•Dynamic and static sealing section, carrier, CLD, material. coating definition.
•Guarantee sealing and closure trim parts development meet vehicle program targets.
•Responsible for new model launch support as project needs.
•3D model and GD&T release.
•SSTS, DFEMA and DVP&R definition.
•Competition vehicle and benchmarking study.
•Technical review for global supplier capability evaluation.
•Responsible for problem shooting and resolving, issue and change management.
•Evaluate and adopt the latest technologies and process.
•Satisfy market needs and drive best practice design processes.
•New vehicle launch support as project needs.
•Work closely with LEC closure team.

Requirements
•Rich experience in sealing and trim parts design and development.
•Familiar with sealing and trims parts build process.
•Automobile OEM or sealing tier 1 supplier background is preferred.
•Bachelor degree, 10+ years professional experience in area of sealing/trim parts.
•Professional in MS, Catia, Teamcenter etc.
•Cultural awareness, especially China – European culture.
•Familiar with vehicle knowledge and development process
•Project management skills
•Good communication and presentation skills
•Good written and oral English level.
•Good team player – communication & coordination
•Deliverable-driven spirit – responsible, quick action, and deliver on time
•Flexible – goal oriented, open minded and be a good problem solver
•Willing to work in an international project environment

Additional information 
•High level of engagement to solve any issues and help others 
•Positive attitude, resolute and high drive for results 
•Acceptable high frequency international travels 

CV's to jonathanw@gahl.co.uk