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Senior Engineer - Body Structures

Senior Engineer - Body Structures

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Body Structures
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5784
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2021 12:25

Job Description

Senior Engineer – Body Structures
Reporting to the Chief Engineer / Principal Engineer Body Structures the Project Engineer will be responsible for playing a key role in the development of body structure systems Polestar vehicle programs.
The Senior Engineer will be responsible for project management aspects of programme
delivery & planning, DFMEA driven DVP planning resulting in target setting, specification, verification & launch.
Main Responsibilities
Project management of body structure systems to meet required project milestones from concept engineering to launch
Planning part and subsystem DVP activity driven by DFMEA
Collaboration with other function groups to drive feasible and cost-effective solutions whilst also pushing the boundaries on structural performance and technology
Ownership of the technical specifications, DFMEAs, DVPs and other key technical documents as part of the new vehicle development process
Supplier management
 The Person
You’ll have a minimum of 5 years relevant automotive experience, with a good exposure to Body Structures and/or HV systems.
Detailed knowledge and understanding of DFMEA and DVP planning in relation to structural performance.
Understanding of laboratory test equipment and its use
Proven track record of delivering vehicle systems
An understanding and passion for future and current Body Structure and/or HV vehicle technologies
Understanding and experience in New Product Development life cycle
Ability to work flexibly within the wider Body Structures team
Excellent communication and co-ordination skills
Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with other functional teams
Ability to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests