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Understructures Lead Engineer (SR030)


Longbridge, Birmingham


The Organisation: Delta Recruitment is representing a leading automotive engineering firm with a UK team who are capable of engineering complete vehicles and powertrain components. The client’s scope of work is the concept and initial engineering phases of new vehicle and PT programmes and the engineering, development and certification of products. Job Purpose: • To support the development of body structures

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Responsibilities: • Design and development of body structural parts • Responsible for laying out initial schemes for BIW crash load path structures and joint conditions. • Create 3D data and 2D drawings using CATIA V5 and other Engineering development tools. • Support design feasibility studies for new projects from early concepts to engineering release • Cost & Mass control/management required. • Good knowledge of competitor lead path solutions • Good understanding of latest material usage for crash and strength requirements • Solutions must support system/project targets including quality, cost/mass or performance. • Support for benchmark of competitive vehicles for trends, support vehicle teardown activities to analyse components and report findings. There will be an expectation for knowledge of market and legal trends/requirements. • Knowledge of mechanical, industrial, manufacturing or stamping engineering design and processes. Job Scope: • Support all projects developing body structure solutions meeting all body performance targets within timing requirements. Advanced surfacing and modelling requirements using Catia V5. • Regular phone conferences and communication with China will be required. Skills and Knowledge Required: • 20+ experience in body engineering. • 15+ CAD experience. • 5+ years Catia V5 experience. • Design for Six Sigma knowledge or qualification required – full training will be provided by the company Additional Information: Monday to Thursday 08:00am to 16:45pm and Friday 08:00am to 12:00pm.

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