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Interim Design Engineer £400 p/d

Interim Design Engineer £400 p/d

  • Location

    Wiltshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

  • Contact email:

    jamie.mackinlay@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J13050_1562336912

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A major Blue-Chip technology organisation is in need of an experienced interim Design Engineer for Automotive Vehicle Packaging.

This is an initial 6-month interim contract offering up to £400 p/d for a candidate to be based out of Wiltshire.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity for a Design Engineer to be involved with an organisation which is at the absolute cutting edge of innovation and technology making a first major push into the automotive market.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead Package layout and Architecture development in support of vehicle level design.
  • Lead all or part of a vehicle package to resolve specific issues as they arise.
  • Propose solutions to package issues in the interest of the product as a whole.
  • Run regular Package reviews with relevant groups to record issues, assign tasks and ensure progress on priority items.
  • Ensure compliance to market regulatory and type approval requirements.
  • For issues not easily resolved, ensure engagement of senior management to review options and suggest a design direction
  • Prepare plans and presentations for key milestone events as required
  • Ensure alignment of the package layout to vehicle and system targets and to the PALS attribute plan
  • Ensure timely development of package solutions to support the overall programme timing
  • Lead, guide and mentor other members of the integration team as necessary.
  • Work with other functional areas both internal and external to ensure system integration and compatibility.

Key Competencies:

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience in vehicle packaging or similar integration role.
  • A core expertise in at least one area of vehicle engineering
  • Hands on experience of running design activities in NX, CATIA or equivalent design system.
  • Proven ability to lead a team of engineers, designers and analysts.
  • Able to liaise with Product Design and systems engineering teams to analyse data, identify risk and work on resolutions.
  • Sound knowledge of FMEA, DFM, DFA, PLM, BOMs, releasing, GD&T and APQP.

There is significant time pressure associated with this role so if it is of interest please apply immediately or contact Jamie Mackinlay at jamiemackinlay@1st-executive.com .