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Lead Design Engineer - seating systems

The Principle Design Engineer will lead on interiors and seating systems for vehicle projects with a leading automotive manufacturer in Bedfordshire.

Job Duration – 12 months rolling

39 core working hours Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-1.20pm

Key Responsibilities:

- Responsible for Global Design and Development activites, managing Design note release,Design change & System cost management

- Managing & reporting test validation

- Managing and reporting cost performance

- Managing and reporting part quality / reliability

- Secure industry leading customer satisfaction

- Competitor benchmark and trend analysis

- Supporting global strategies with European customer voice

- Work with a cross functional global team

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • CAD integration, financial analysis skills related to automotive interiors / seat systems
  • Previous automotive design and development experience
  • Prior knowledge of seating systems would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • UK Driving licence and able to travel globally

Pay Rate: £28.05/hr and £4.29/hr holiday accrual totalling £32.34 as a gross PAYE rate. Salary equivalent £56,000+. Time and a half overtime after 39 hours at £42.03/hour.