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Salary: Market related

Location: Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 25 Apr 2024

Reference: 6549 - AW

Design Engineer – Body Structures

Location: Sherburn in Elmet – North Yorkshire


This vacancy presents a brilliant opportunity for a Design Engineer – Body Structures to join a forward-thinking organisation who are a global leader in the design, development, and manufacturing of electric vehicles and is offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Our client is a multiple award-winning Automotive Manufacturer who is at the forefront of Electric Vehicle technology and dedicated to a sustainable future. It is a very exciting time to join this growing company who are looking for someone to be part of their exciting journey.  

Design Engineer – Body Structures role:

  • Responsible for the design and development of Body Structures,
  • Support the creation of 3D CAD data to support programme timing,
  • Help ensure components meet perceived quality targets for fit and finish,
  • Help ensure Cost, Quality and Timing against business requirements,
  • Supporting the management of the supplier base,
  • Support of supplier base ensuring regular meetings and the issuing of relative minutes,
  • Participation with purchasing matched pair to ensure component delivery,
  • Support Problem Definition and Root Cause Analysis through to Interim and Permanent Corrective Action,
  • Responsibility for the creation of clash free CAD geometry ensuring designs meet all Manufacturing & Service requirements,
  • Participate in design reviews to ensure adherence to Design Standards,
  • Use quality history Reviews and Design Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (DFMEA) in new design system design,
  • Help create timing plans and the management of their introduction to agreed timelines with a cross functional team,
  • Maintain and update documentation to ensure accurate records are kept of investigations, communication and actions.

Design Engineer – Body Structures Requirements:

  • Degree level educated (or equivalent) or relevant experience in an engineering field,
  • Experience working as a Design Engineer within Body Structures
  • Vehicle Electrification knowledge preferable
  • An ability to manage multiple ongoing projects and changing priorities.
  • CAD system knowledge, Solidworks/Catia or similar
  • Experience of new product development within the automotive industry for worldwide market requirements

We’re looking to speak with suitable Design Engineer – Body Structures candidates as soon as possible.

Apply now with a copy of your CV to discuss this position with a member of our team.