Principal Engineer - Interior Systems

Recruiter
JOB.Rocks Recruitment
Location
Surrey
Salary
£70000 - £80000 per annum + company benefits
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
13 Sep 2017
Job Title: Principal Engineer - Interior Systems Location: Surrey Salary: £70-80,000 Availability to Interview: Immediate Sector: Engineering, Automotive, Interior Systems, Catia Introduction: JOB.Rocks Recruitment are proud to present the opportunity to join one of the UK's true pioneers of Automotive Engineering. Our partner is currently engaged in some of the most challenging and innovative automotive projects of all time. As a result of continued success & profitability for our client, we now have an excellent opportunity available for a talented and experienced Principal Engineer to join their vehicle design, development and engineering centre in Surrey, UK. Responsibilities: Reporting to the Chief Engineer Interior Systems the primary responsibility of this position is to act as a technical specialist; providing detailed technical guidance, supporting specific vehicle design programmes on Vehicle Interior matters relating to Styling, Interior & Hardware Design, Engineering and Manufacturing. The candidate would be part of a structured team which is responsible for all interior design. Primary focus will be to assist in the design and engineering work on a customer specific project, working as part of a team on the project vehicle design from an interior systems perspective. This is a deep technical role and not a project management role. The candidate is expected to liaise with development, project management, commercial, prototype and production manufacturing teams, technical partners and suppliers to ensure the designs meet the requirements for timing, performance, manufacturability and cost. Qualifications and experience: It is anticipated that you will be an automotive design engineer with at least 10 years' experience in automotive design, particularly in interior systems. Catia V5 experience is required for this role. In addition, we would expect you to have experience in the following areas: A solid understanding of whole vehicle design. Mouldings, Jigs and Fixtures Low volume tooling GD &T Experience with external suppliers and consultants to ensure that engineering and timing targets are met. Experience of full product life-cycle activities including cost & weight and supplier management. Guide Design Team leaders and Designers to ensure best practice applications of i-Stream philosophy for package excellence and light weight. Support the definition of system specifications and support technical discussions with suppliers for the appropriate selection of carry-over or generation of new interior system designs. Provide technical abstracts with regard to generation of new designs that have IP value prior to design patent registration. To Apply: All candidates must be able to prove eligibility to work in the EU. Contact Tom Dyson at JOB.Rocks Recruitment today for more information. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75347503