Project Engineer - Passive Safety Attribute

Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28371-ms

Expiration date: 29 December 2017

Job Purpose: The purpose of this role is to deliver Passive Safety attribute performance for our future projects ensuring program targets and legislative requirements are met. To act as 1st point of contact for program application teams for safety and restraints content. To represent Safety and Restraints team at program application reviews and gateways.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Lead cross-functional Safety Attribute Team
  • Establish and confirm vehicle, system and component level target
  • Lead performance delivery of Passive Safety attribute to targets
  • Drive engineering issues resolution to meet program targets and constraints
  • Set and manage program budgets
  • Liaise with internal and external CAE partners
  • Manage Safety attribute related DVP and timing
  • Represent Passive Safety and Restraints team at program application team reviews
  • Manager Safety and Restraints KPI’s (e.g. Change management) on specific vehicle applications
  • Co-ordinate and Conduct safety attribute related testing (including full vehicle, sub-system and component testing)

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Good Engineering degree (or equivalent) minimum 2.1
  • Experience in Passive Safety related development & testing
  • Experience of Passive Safety attribute / integration development
  • Extensive knowledge of worldwide automotive regulations (ECE/FMVSS etc)
  • Intuitive knowledge of fundamental mechanical engineering theory
  • Excellent IT skills and working knowledge of MS word/Excel etc
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Experience and proven track record of leadership within Passive Safety Attributes