Body Closures and Feasibility Engineer

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Recruiter
Saic Motor Uk Technical Centre Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Expires
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Working in SMTC UK studio engineering department, the key task will be to develop early BiW door and closures concepts to ensure exterior models have full engineering feasibility to meet body in white requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES.

- Generate early BiW door, bonnet and tailgate concepts from styling surfaces and support detailed development through to production.
- Feasibility analysis from early concepts to engineering hand over to meet body closures requirements.
- Define closures to body interfaces.
- Generate body proposals to resolve challenging exterior surface issues, CAE simulations and package assessments.
- Liaise with the body structures, lighting, exterior hardware, aerodynamic and manufacturing engineering team to support exterior development.
- Development of parametric sections and zone limit data to support hard point generation.
- Support all timing requirements by working to studio engineering process and schedules.
- Attend cross functional design reviews to support from body in white
- Solutions must support system/project targets including quality, cost/mass or performance.
- Support for benchmark of competitive vehicles for trends, support vehicle teardown activities to analyze components and report findings. There will be an expectation for knowledge of market and legal trends/requirements.
- Catia V5 surface and model creation to generate high quality engineering models.
- Knowledge of closures mechanical, manufacturing, stamping and assembly engineering design.

SCOPE OF THE JOB

Support all design projects developing body closures solutions meeting all performance targets within timing requirements. Advanced surfacing and modelling requirements using Catia V5. Regular phone conferences and communication with China will be required.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

Significant experience in body closures engineering. CAD experience with at least 2 years Catia V5 experience.

Preference for frameless door experience.

HOURS OF WORK

The employee or service provider is required to work at least 37 hours per week based on a working week of Monday to Friday. Monday to Thursday 08:00am to 16:45pm and Friday 08:00am to 12:00pm. Flexibility is required to support phone conferences with China which occasionally start earlier than the times designated.

MISCELLANEOUS

- The job title/ description does not define or limit the work that you are employed to do and you may be required to do any work within your capacity which the Employer from time to time requires including transfers between departments.

- Your Job description may be altered by the Employer from time to time, either through business needs or to comply with Government legislation. Any such alteration will be notified to you in writing prior to implementation and an amended document issued.

- You may be required in the performance of duties or training to travel to such place or places in the United Kingdom or abroad, as the Employer reasonably requires.

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