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Design Engineer

Job Type:
37,896 - 40,968
Start Date:
Calsonic Kansei has a unique opportunity available for a Design Engineer to join the team in Millbrook, Bedfordshire. The role is a full time, permanent position offering a salary of 37,896 - 40,968 per annum depending on experience plus benefits.

Calsonic Kansei is a Global Automotive Company with a Network of 78 Bases in 16 Different Countries. Our Calsonic Kansei Research and Development Technology Departments develop Innovative and cutting edge Products with focus on the themes of Safety, Environment, and Comfort with competitive Price, Quality and Performance.

What are the responsibilities of the Design Engineer?

- To work in accordance with company procedures, work and operating instructions; which comply with the requirements of TS 16949.

- To use engineering tools & techniques to ensure design quality assurance is achieved

- To investigate failure modes and causes, suggesting possible countermeasures.

- Be able to communicate efficiently with internal/external customers

- To actively pursue & take ownership of tasks to meet the functional objective targets/commitments.

- To be able to create & follow up timing plans for his own tasks

- Use company software systems/packages to support design release process & customer requirements

- To support on Benchmarking & cost reduction activities

- To be able to use NX7.5 for Interior parts design

-.To be able to use Team Centre to maintain CAD data

- To be able to make reports for Management review

- Comply with Health, Safety, and Environmental systems requirements

What skills do I need to have to become an Design Engineer?

- Min 2 years of interior trim parts design experience using UG NX7.5 (styling surface feedback, detail B-surface design)

- CAD skill NX7.5

- Experience in Cockpit Module Design area would be an advantage

- Ability to analyse & solve problems using engineering tools & techniques

- Flexible - able to work on many different products.

- Excellent communication skills- with both internal & external customers

- Self management for completing tasks & ability to raise roadblocks in timely manner

- Ability to lead reviews explaining design changes to other functions

- Self learning attitude

- Foreign language(s) would be an advantage

- Minimum HND in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline

- Minimum 2yrs of development experience within automotive or manufacturing industry

- Experience of Interior Trim component/system

- Experience of Plastic materials & design for manufacture with plastics is desirable

- Flexible - able to work overtime and travel if required.

We offer our Design Engineer a fantastic benefits package!

- 25 days holiday per annum

- British bank holiday days

- Group Personal Pension Scheme

- Life Assurance

Work Environment

Mostly office based job but would be able to attend reviews at plant/supplier, check physical parts condition, check fitment with other functions & be able to undertake small hand reworks to resolve any fit & finish concerns of plastic parts

Why not click 'apply' today? Don't miss out on this opportunity to join develop your career as our Design Engineer.

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This vacancy was placed on
16 Jan 2017 by

Calsonic Kansei
Calsonic Kansei