Leading global tier one automotive client is seeking a talented Product Design Engineer on a long term interim contract assignment to drive forward an exciting new interior trim programme that has been won with a major OEM.
Product Design Engineer - automotive interior trim
12 months contract
Rate: Negotiable and very competative
o Lead product engineering responsibility from design concept, through prototype build, validation and into production
o Providing engineering and design direction to CAD designers and lead design feasibility studies
o Attending customer meetings on a regular basis, addressing specific concerns affecting the business
o Following process and ensuring on time delivery & quality of the product engineering owned deliverables (APQP), including Design Development, DFMEA, DVP&R, Visual engineering BoM and Change Management
o Communicate with Account Managers, Program Managers, Designers and core team members concerning latest design and development issues
o Provide launch and prototype build support as required
o Initiate and provide direction for analysis functions
Previous Product Engineer or Senior Design Engineer experience with proven automotive tier one interiors experience and have seen projects from cradle to grave.
o Graduate level ( Degree or HND) engineering or science based with an analytical background with proven full lifecycle product delivery of a complete trim component programme to launch
o Demonstrable product design & development knowledge and experience gained in IP consoles, door trim, A-B post finishers or similar
o Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical interference
o You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Knowledge of polymer materials and material sciences
o Strong mechanical engineering background
Leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including interior and exterior trim. One of the largest global suppliers of interior products and assemblies, the company has experienced recent growth offering high value added solutions to leading automotive OEMs.
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