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Senior Project Engineer – Exterior Trim

Senior Project Engineer – Exterior Trim

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer – Exterior Trim
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Salary: FTC + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5418
Contact Name: Jonathan webb
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Job Published: October 29, 2020 18:28

Job Description

Senior Project Engineer – Exterior Trim

Midlands - FTC


We are looking for a  Senior Project Engineer – Exterior Trim


Our electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in. Our focus is on uncompromised design and technology. We constantly redefine the norm and challenge ourselves to shine. Passion and emotion drive us, electricity and innovation drive our cars. Our products are excellent, efficient and entertaining.

There is no room for shortcuts, excuses or compromises. We are all in, dedicated on our ambition. Guiding our industry forward through pure, progressive performance.


Personal attributes :

In order to succeed you will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciplines is paramount. Attitude is everything , we are always pushing boundaries and in order to achieve the unimaginable you must have a can-do approach and an open mind to endless possibilities.


Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

The Project Engineer will be responsible for playing a key role in the development of multiple exterior trim components and systems on current and future vehicle programs.


This will include:

• Project management of exterior systems and components to meet required project milestones from concept engineering to launch

• Ensuring program targets are met for responsible systems for cost, mass, quality, timing, and other attributes

• Driving sustainability through innovative design and material choice

• Collaboration with the design studio to drive feasible and cost-effective solutions whilst also pushing the boundaries on styling and technology

• Ownership of the technical specifications, DFMEAs, DVPs and other key technical documents as part of the new vehicle development process

• Supplier management


Experience/Academic Requirements

You’ll have a minimum of 5 years automotive experience in exterior trim and:

• Extensive knowledge of exterior plastic components (door claddings, sill finishers, plenum, undertrays etc) and associated manufacturing processes

• Proven track record of delivering exterior components

• An understanding of exterior mirrors and wash/wipe systems would be advantageous

• Understanding and experience in New Product Development life cycle

• Ability to work flexibly within the wider exteriors team

• Experience in CAD (Catia V5) and Teamcenter would be beneficial but not essential