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Lead Design Engineer (Automotive / Full Lifecycle)

Lead Design Engineer (Automotive / Full Lifecycle)

£55,000 – £65,000 – Progression + Training + Company Pension – (Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Roles Available) + Other Benefits

Coventry, Commutable from Leicester, Birmingham, Leamington Spa, Tamworth & Rugby

Are you a Design Engineer with an automotive background or similar looking for a position with the technical authority to influence industry leading projects, where your development and utility will be prioritised through a personalised training program & a variety of company benefits?

Known for its distinctive design, engineering prowess, and a commitment to producing high-quality, iconic automotive vehicles, this company has earned an esteemed reputation nationally. The company has produced a wide range of models and has consistently been at the forefront of innovation in the automotive industry.

As an Design Engineer, you will be responsible for developing concepts through to completion on every part of the manufacturing process. You will manage product refreshes, maintain CAD models, and ensure compliance with safety and directives. You will also create specifications, visit manufacturing partner sites, conduct tests, and provide support as needed.

This role would suit a Design Engineer with a background in the automotive industry or similar, looking for a great opportunity to become a go-to technical specialist within a company that will progress and develop your career.


* Design and Development: Responsible for designing and developing motorcycle components or packages, ensuring adherence to specifications and processes.
* Technical Expertise: Apply technical skills to consider material, manufacturing, tolerances, and other design factors, while also documenting work, performing analysis, and contributing to process improvement efforts.
* Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate across the supply chain, work with interdisciplinary teams, and liaise with stylists and suppliers when necessary.


* Design Engineer Background
* Experience working from concept to completion / full lifecycle
* Background in Automotive sector or similar

Key Words: Engineering, Manufacturing, Technical, Solidworks, Design, Development, 3D, CAD, AutoCAD, Revit, Fusion3060, Engineer, Automotive, Car, Vehicle, Leicester, Birmingham, Leamington Spa, Tamworth, Hinckley, Rugby

Reference Number: BBBH 11088

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates. The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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