Application Senior Engineer - Interior Trim (x2)

28.00 - 28.00 GBP Hourly + GBP28/hour
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

Job Purpose
Coordinate the development and integration of Interior trim for Cockpit & Cabin systems and manage interior components on new vehicle programmes as part of cross-functional team.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks
• Represent Body Interior functions in the cross-functional application team.
• Review Body Interior change content in response to Strategic Evaluation Letter (SEL)
• Work with vehicle engineering and functional engineering teams to ensure that Body Interior commodities are fully integrated and achieve vehicle programme targets.
• Assist with the submission of documents including Engineering Concept Matrix, BoM and Final Engineering Sign-Off to describe and report status of parts on the project.
• Work with cost estimating and purchasing functions to establish appropriate piece and tooling cost targets and maintain cost tracker (CMS)
• Coordinate functional actions relating to piece/tooling cost gap closure and challenge and optimise D&D costs
• Work with Purchasing to ensure system selection & sourcing of Interior commodities.
• Monitor closure of all Body Interior concerns (Ecms) at all stages of the programme in line with required build phase implementation.
• Review parts/ designs for all new content and ensure they are available on time and at required maturity and quality for all physical and virtual builds
• Monitor submission of all Body Interior releases for the applicable programme

Qualifications and Experience
• Engineering degree (or equivalent) within an engineering related discipline
• Experience gained within automotive engineering / product development
• Prior experience in development and/or integration of Body Interior Trim components and systems on new vehicle programmes
• Experience of legislative and DV requirements for the design of interior trim.
• A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times.
• Experienced working in cross-functional teams
• Proven skills and ability to deliver engineering solutions on time to cost, quality and targets
• Understands testing and validation requirements for automotive body systems
• Good grasp of engineering fundamentals and familiar with problem solving and failure mode avoidance techniques including DFMEA
• Familiar with technology and industry benchmarks applicable to Interior Trim.
• Proficient in the use of Teamcentre / VisMockup to interrogate designs
• Knowledge of NX an advantage
• Self-starting and self-motivated - Able to work with minimal supervision.
• Able to balance conflicting requirements within cross-functional teams and positively influence decisions on product definition and design.
• Thorough, data-driven approach to solving engineering issues
• Confident communicator able to present at design reviews and technical forums
• Full driving licence
• Role may require periods of working at other manufacturing site(s) in the UK and occasional travel to suppliers in UK and Europe.

Due to the significant growth our client has experienced in recent years it now benefits from being a true multi-site organisation, and as such this role could be based at a number of sites, including Warwickshire, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors

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