Vacancy Details

tl Design & Release Engineer- Safety Integration tr
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Location: Hethel
Department: Engineering
Vacancy Type: Permanent - New
Reference: 1747

Duties /Responsibilities (Including Objectives of the role):

 To provide product design and release functions for occupant protection and vehicle safety components/systems.
  • To support the Safety Systems Function:-
    • in the application of Vehicle and Occupant Safety Strategies.
    • design, development & Release of Vehicle Safety & Occupant Restraint systems
  • To have technical ownership of Vehicle Crash/Occupant Safety Performance component design
  • Define and manage Safety product DVP & FMEA documents
  • Work with all BICEPS to ensure compatible performance between vehicle systems in terms of Safety and Crash.
  • Work with Manufacturing teams on creation of PFMEA documents and control plans
  • Provide input to Body & Chassis teams in terms of vehicle structural performance requirements
  • Provide input to Interior team to ensure part design achieves required safety system performance.
  • Preparation of concept and detailed restraint system designs.
  • Work closely with FEA activities to optimise vehicle structures and Safety Systems
  • Reporting and management of progress relative to the engineering timing and release schedule.
  • Release of design schemes, assembly drawings, component drawings, installation drawings.
  • Preparation of Safety tests, analysis of results and preparation of recommendations to allow products to meet performance targets
  • Providing support to the purchasing function in the selection of vendors including SSS form.
  • Transmittal of engineering information to downstream users as required.
  • Analysis of test results and concern reports and preparation of concern resolutions.
  • Identification and application of new technologies relevant to assigned systems.
  • Project Management & Technical Leadership of Safety System & Restraint System Suppliers.


Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria):

  • Degree or equivalent in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering. 
  • Experienced design and validation of Occupant Safety systems, e.g Airbags
  • Knowledge of Vehicle Crash and Safety Standards.
  • Proven product design experience
  • Proficient in the use of CATIA V5   
  • Understanding of Crash & FEA Data Analysis software
  • Vehicle Structure/Occupant Safety product design.
  • Crash & Safety Test and Development at Tier1 or OEM
  • Self motivated and able to communicate at all levels within the company.
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