Emerald Automotive Design Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely), specialise in the design, development and production of light-weight, low emission and long range advanced hybrid commercial vehicles. Headquartered in Coventry, with facilities in Essex, USA, Sweden and China, Emerald is expanding to undertake several whole vehicle design & development programmes. If you have the enthusiasm and drive to want to be part of the introduction of this new technology and have the necessary skills, we would love to hear from you. 

Job Specification (I002)

Role:                                                  Senior Project Engineer – Seats/Restraints/HVAC/NVH

Basis:                                                 Permanent or contract

Start Date:                                         ASAP

Reports to:                                        Chief Engineer

Annual Salary:                                  £45k to £60k

Based:                                               Coventry (with UK and overseas travel)

The Role:

  • Technical responsibility for the development of Seats/Restraints/HVAC/NVH within Body Interiors  into the overall vehicle architecture
  • Responsible to deliver to the VTS (technical specification), performance, cost, weight and quality
  • Responsible to ensure interface and integration of vehicle systems across the vehicle architecture from concept through to series running change
  • Ownership of the review, verification & validation activities including FMEAs, DVP and performance tests throughout the development lifecycle
  • Concern management and problem resolution to closure of all issues
  • Actively lead supplier management and co-ordination including support for Procurement, Logistics and Quality throughout the project lifecycle
  • Support and training of the Manufacturing and Service departments including development of service and vehicle repair procedures

The Person:

  • Proven track record of system/component technical design and delivery within an automotive or similar engineering environment
  • Experience of Seats/Restraints/HVAC/NVH systems within Body Interiors
  • Knowledge of Plastic moulding, technologies and joining methods would be advantageous
  • Experience of system/component delivery within an APQP or similar framework (FMEA, quality planning, PPAP etc.)
  • Ability to lead and support vehicle and system prototype builds   
  • An Engineering Degree (Other recognised engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience may be considered)
  • Ability to work proactively with minimal support using a logical approach in an environment with minimal documented processes
  • Flexible to support other team members in multiple programs as required
  • Intrinsically self-motivated with an ability to work to challenging time scales on multiple priorities
  • Clear and logical in both written and verbal communication

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation. This job description may not detail some less major duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature commensurate with the role which may be reasonably required by the Chief Engineer.

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