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Sustainability And Materials Engineer

Sustainability And Materials Engineer

Job Title: Sustainability And Materials Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Industry:
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG-5783-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email: nickgr@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: June 25, 2021 10:13

Job Description

Our Automotive EV client are looking to recruit a Sustainability And Materials Engineer to join their Body Structures team. 
 
Reporting to the Chief Engineer & Principal Engineer, Body Structures, you will play a key role in current products and future product development of body structure systems.
 
You will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciples is paramount. Attitude is everything with this business, they are always pushing boundaries and you will need a can-do approach and an open mind to endless possibilities.  
 
Key responsibilities; 
 
Form the link between LCA team and R&D teams for both current and future products.
Produce component and subsystem level sustainability and carbon footprint assessments to support the LCA team and assist the design team’s decision making. 
Carry out investigations on sustainable materials in relation to body structure technologies.
Work with the LCA team to investigate green material production in the supply chain and understand its application in engineering.
Produce material property reference data for DVP and analysis correlation.
Engage research institutes and understand future sustainable material production
Engage in funding discussions for zero and low carbon materials
Planning part and subsystem DVP activity driven by DFMEA and low carbon futures.
 
Key skills; 
 
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.
Detailed knowledge of life cycle assessment.
Detailed knowledge of sustainable material production.
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