Studio Engineer - V5, Birmingham

Independent Resource Services Ltd
Upto £36.00 Ltd Co DoE
09 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Automotive Studio Engineer – CATIA V5, Birmingham

Our global automotive client has an urgent vacancy at their Birmingham Technical Centre for an experienced Studio Engineer with in depth CATIA V5, to support the Studio Engineering Manager on the below activities.


  • Responsible for deploying hard points, generated for the vehicle package, and supporting the Design team to evolve the style based on them
  • Responsible for ensuring vehicle package complies with the appropriate legal requirements and in-house standards/guidelines
  • Responsible for providing feasibility supporting the design, development and integration of components and systems within specified areas of the vehicle
  • Responsible for highlighting and communicating conflicts between Product engineering and Design and negotiating solutions to support Style and key master section maturation
  • Responsible for creation of reports which assess various style themes against the master sections using the appropriate company process
  • The role will include interior and exterior section, surface and 3D model creation and development


  • Using a designed fixed-point process to monitor and report progress of themes against master sections including holding regular reviews
  • Using CATIA V5 to develop suitable hard point package and generation of critical package sections
  • Using CAD tools for detection of component clashes
  • Developing and proposing design solutions to design and package issues
  • Liaising with component engineers and suppliers to reach solutions to design problems
  • Ensuring packaging standards/guidelines and legal requirements are implemented and adhered to
  • Prioritising and managing personal workload to ensure project objectives and timings are met


  • Extensive OEM experience, preferably in an OEM vehicle integration / packaging / design studio support position
  • Good working appreciation of ergonomic requirements for occupant positioning
  • Knowledge of the various legal requirements to support vehicle design
  • Broad knowledge of all Vehicle Systems and components with an understanding of Vehicle Integration and the Studio Support role
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing methods/processes to support engineering feasibility of interiors
  • Creative and able to offer ideas and solutions freely
  • Demonstrates empathy with the needs of Design but has a pragmatic approach to the needs of product engineering
  • Flexible, committed and motivated to work on more than one vehicle area and manage more than one vehicle system at a time
  • Willing to travel to and work at strategic partner’s facilities as the need arises
  • Experience of Supplier / customer interaction
  • Good organisational & prioritisation skills
  • Proactive and possesses the ability to work by themselves or part of a team
  • Has good working knowledge of PC tools e.g. Power Point, Word & Excel
  • Preferable 5 years CATIA V5 experience at OEM level
  • Degree/HND or equivalent in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or Automotive Engineering

Please only apply for this role if your experience fulfils the criteria requested – EU authorised candidates preferred.

*Due to the expected volume of applicants, if you have not had a personal response within five working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion and we than you for your interest*


Role – Studio Engineer

Location – Birmingham, UK

Duration – 6mths rolling contract

Rate – Circa £36.00 Ltd Co DoE

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