Foam Engineer

Select Engineering Limited
From £30 to £37 per hour
27 Nov 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a large, worldwide automotive tier 1 supplier to some of the world's biggest automotive OEM's. They currently seek a Foam Engineer to join them on a long-term, contract role based at their Coventry site.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Design and engineering of foam seating pads for automotive customers
  • Interaction with seat complete, trim, comfort, safety, durability and other engineering disciplines
  • Communicate timing, progress and applied engineering and design principles applied internally and to the customer
  • Support regulatory government and customer requirements.


  • Knowledge of Polyurethane foam materials, design guidelines, interaction with seat complete and testing standards
  • Seat foam design knowledge of seat Cushion / Back foam and automotive requirements
  • Strong technical background in urethane/polymer materials, tooling, and processing
  • Strong technical background in Polyurethane formulation and their relation to automotive seating pad applications
  • Strong communication skills and ability to create and deliver formal presentations
  • Analysis and interpretation of data
  • Appropriate formal qualifications in Chemical/Mechanical/Materials Engineering or related field

Specific Skills:

  • Experience design and engineering products to meet automotive standards and internal criteria
  • Knowledge of new automotive material specification development and approval
  • Experience working with design/product engineering to optimize material performance and type
  • Experience with supplier development process and relations to support automotive seating
  • Experience supporting R&D programs on advanced technology and application to seating
  • Working knowledge of physical testing on products related to seating
  • Knowledge of environmentally friendly products
  • Automotive specification interpretation and application
If this role appeals to you and you match the skills/experience required then please do not hesitate in applying today!
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