Interior Trim (IP) Engineer

Salary: Negotiable
Location: Birmingham
Type of Job: Contract/Permanent

Our client is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world with operations in both the UK and China. With 2012 vehicle sales in excess of 4.5 million they have ambitious growth plans to build on their past success through the development and introduction of class leading products. In order to achieve its growth plans, our client is seeking to strengthen its engineering team through the recruitment of highly competent professionals to join existing teams working on current and future engineering projects of strategic importance to the Company.They are currently looking for an Interior Trim Engineer with specific experience in IP trim development.

Overall purpose of the Job

  • Provide detailed engineering feasibility for IP and other cabin trim style development
  • Generate and release 3D CAD models and 2D drawings to support production tooling kick off

Key Responsibilities

  • CAD Design – must be fully proficient in use of CATIA V5 for engineering model release, including solid modelling, generative shape design, kinematics, product structuring etc.
  • Local CAD modelling to prove concept in critical areas
  • Generation of comprehensive section book
  • Support lead/principal engineers in developing feasible cost effective solutions
  • Support all style feasibility programmes as directed

key skills

  • CAD Design – must be fully proficient in use of CATIA V5 for engineering model release, including solid modelling, generative shape design, kinematics, product structuring etc
  • Local CAD modelling to prove concept in critical areas
  • Generation of comprehensive section book
  • Support lead/principle engineers in developing feasible cost effective solutions
  • Support all style feasibility programmes as directed

Key Skill and Knowledge Requirements

  • Significant and demonstrable experience of working in a style feasibility environment
  • Detailed design experience of various interior trim components, including door casings, headliners, carpet, NVH, post finishers etc.
  • A good understanding of the manufacturing processes associated with the above-mentioned components.
  • Experience and understanding of Teamcentre would be highly advantageous
  • Good IT and effective communication skills both verbally and via email, PPT etc.

Required experience:

  • Interior Trim and IP experience: 5 years

Position Closed

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