Programme Support Engineer - 39375 (564)

Warwick, Warwickshire

Automotive Engineering » Project & Programme

Competitive salary

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Our client, a prestigious luxury car manufacturer is seeking a Programme Support Engineer in Warwickshire to join the team within the Body Engineering division. As a key player in managing prototype test properties, you'll contribute to the development of new vehicle models. Responsibilities include CAD validation, supporting prototype builds, and planning for future testing phases. We're looking for candidates with robust Excel skills, familiarity with 3D CAD, and ideally, automotive testing experience. If you're ready to dive into automotive engineering and be part of shaping the future of vehicle innovation, apply now!

Position Description:
The Body Test Operations (BTO) team plan and manage the physical prototype test properties for Body Engineering and Vehicle Safety teams. These properties support the development of new models and anything required for current production models. A typical test properties consists of a bare body shell that is fitted with only the necessary parts, and a number of supporting 'kits' of parts.

As a Programme Support Engineer you will be supporting the programme lead(s) and will be instrumental in the delivery of around £5m worth of prototype materials that are critical to the delivery of exciting new vehicles that will pave the future.

In this cross functional role typical tasks may include (but are not limited to):

  • CAD build and validation of parts fitment plan for each test property and kit
  • Liaising with engineers to confirm body rigs plan is appropriate
  • Liaising with engineers to understand the suitability of prototype parts and mapping the 'dependencies' for each property to better understand and optimise the property build timing
  • Investigating parts status per each Bill of Material (BoM) and that they have appropriate order coverage
  • Supporting prototype build as required
  • Initial planning activities for the next testing phase as directed by the programme lead
  • At the end of each testing phase ensuring all remaining physicals are cleared / disposed of
Skills Required:
  • Robust and demonstrable Excel skills
  • Understanding and use of 3d CAD for visualisation purposes only (CAD creation is not necessary) & Parts Bills Of Materials (BoM)
  • Willingness and ability to learn new systems, skills and concepts quickly and be able to think laterally.
  • Robust communications skills to work with cross functional teams.
Experience Required:
Ideally an engineering background, or similar

Experience Preferred:
Experience of automotive subsystem testing for body engineering, automotive or similar industry experience

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