Senior Engineer - Interior

Rate: £28.00 - £30.00 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 25815-aj

Expiration date: 07 July 2017


Job Purpose: The purpose of this role is to support the Lead engineer and PMST Leader in the design, development & release of Interior Trim components.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Preparation of detailed drawings to AML drafting standards including identification of SC’s/CC’s, reference points and individual part tolerances
  • CAD literate with the ability to design and model interior trim components
  • Create & update construction sections to support design reviews
  • Work within FMA checklist process
  • Use digibuck to review and present design concepts
  • Preparation and ownership of engineering release packs where required
  • Work under the direction of lead project engineer/PMST leader on a day to day basis
  • Support Project Engineer in the development of robust designs to meet performance targets
  • Support pre-production build events and virtual build events
  • Support tolerance studies to ensure manufacturing compatibility
  • Support generation of DVP and DFMEA studies
  • Support pre-release failure mode detection event activities
  • Ownership of concerns resolution including interim containment actions where required
  • Liaison with external suppliers on technical issues and internal departments as required
  • Preparation of commodity plans for specific owned systems


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering degree level or equivalent
  • Knowledge of interior trim components, Carpets, plastic injection moulding components, Vac formed parts, machined metal products and metal bracketry.
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times.
  • Knowledge of Automotive Programme Management processes and systems
  • Proficient in CAD
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Self-starting and self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure to agreed deadlines
  • Knowledge of leather trimming and mechanism systems would also be advantageous.