Design Application Engineer

  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Posted: 29/12/2016
  • Birmingham
  • Job Ref: 025417692
  • Permanent

Job Details

Due to exponential growth planned for next year, a leading automotive supplier based in Birmingham is currently seeking to appoint an experienced Applications/ Project Engineer to support sales/ commercial team with engineering solutions and technical expertise working directly with customers. His will involve project from RFQ through the full design lifecycle of automotive components from concept to manufacture.

Project Design Engineer - Automotive
Salary: c£40000
Location: Birmingham

o Work closely with our client's engineering team to determine technical requirements.
o Provide strategic direction for companies product development.
o Identify new applications/opportunities for using company products with customer..
o Solve design/engineering issues on products.
o Manage and implement each engineering change, in line with company procedures and practices.
o Attend meetings on behalf of the company as requested on/off site.
o Define and agree engineering specifications and assess manufacturing feasibility.
o Manage prototypes build and product test/ DVP programme.

You are already working in a product design or development role within the automotive industry, but would enjoy more customer facing and project based involvement.
o HND/ Degree qualification in an Engineering discipline.
o Knowledge of cold metal forming manufacturing processes and understand a broad range of material properties ie: steel, stainless and aluminium.
o Sound experience of DFMEA, DVP and 3D CAD software (CATIA/ NX preferred).
o An understanding of Lean manufacturing processes and tools is advantageous.
o Willing and able to travel extensively to throughout the UK and Europe.

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Design Engineer or Project Engineer to be part of an expanding team. In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.

Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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