Vehicle Package Engineer / Vehicle Integration

  • Coventry
  • £32 per hour
  • Contract
Main Tasks:
  • Definition, development and layout of the vehicle concepts/package through all stages of vehicle development.
  • Generating and issuing of technical input to the design team
  • Ensuring vehicle concept/package complies with the appropriate homologation requirements
  • Ensuring that packaging guidelines are implemented and adhered to.
  • Developing and proposing concepts/solutions to design and package issues
  • Maintenance of applicable layout areas within the packaging data structure.
  • Responsible for highlighting and communicating conflicts between components to vehicle package team leader and component area representative
  • Producing reports to highlight concept/packaging issues and progress
  • Using CATIA V5 to develop suitable hard point package and generation of critical package sections
  • Using CAD tools for detection of component clashes
  • Using CATIA V5 to develop suitable concept packages for all areas of the vehicle
  • Liaising with component engineering and suppliers to reach solutions to design problems
  • Prioritising and managing person workload to ensure packaging objectives and timing is met
The Person:
  • Extensive OEM experience, preferably in an OEM vehicle integration/packaging/design studio support position
  • BEng/MEng in Automotive preferred
  • Good working appreciation of ergonomic requirements for occupant positioning.
  • Knowledge of the various homologation requirements to support vehicle design
  • Good broad knowledge of all vehicle systems and components with an understanding of vehicle integration and concept development
  • Experience of supplier/customer interaction
  • Good working knowledge of PC tools e.g. Power Point, Word & Excel
  • Good knowledge of CATIA V5, Vis mock-up, and team centre at OEM level
  • Good organisational and prioritising skills
  • Collaborative working style
  • Proactive, self-motivated, able to drive issues through to a balanced resolution, possesses the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.
  • Professional approach and can deliver high quality work
  • Flexible, committed and motivated to work on more than one vehicle area and manage more than one vehicle system at a time.
  • Creative and able to offer ideas and solutions freely
  • Confident in technical ability yet willing to consider new ideas
  • Adaptive thinking with a positive outlook
  • Understands problems, situations and issues. Applying this analysis to improve business performance.
  • Continuous Improvement through creative solutions
  • Solves problems in creative ways. Is willing to question established ways of doing things.
  • Delivering high performance through effective team working. Supports a culture where the input of all is valued.
  • Builds the skills and competencies of self and others. Contributes to improving organisational capability.
  • Successfully builds support for ideas through effective and appropriate communication strategies.
  • Undertakes work in a well thought out, timely manner.
  • Builds internal/external networks in order to deliver business objectives.
  • Drive and Accountability and persistence to meet or exceed goals for self and others.
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Understands the markets within which the Company operates. Strives to deliver outstanding business performance.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English

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