Senior GRP Components Designer

GBR Recruitment are working in partnership with a leading automotive manufacturing client recruiting for an experienced Senior GRP Components Designer to join the creative team onsite at their Peterborough facility.

This key innovative role would suit someone who has been exposed to GRP products / components from within industries such assports cars (rally cars, F1), lorries, wind turbines, buses, aircraft & other high capital complex products.

Knowledge of Glass-fibre composites is amust havein order to be considered for this role.

If you want to work on new product introduction (NPI) then this is the ideal role for you.

This is your opportunity to lead a Detail Design team in turning initial conceptual ideas into real state of the artproducts.

Designer Duties:

  • Lead GRP component / lamination designs & modifications plus other key components / parts
  • Overseeing that conceptual products BOM's areproduced accurately & all conceptual costs correct prior to approval
  • Oversee the compiling GRP component data & MI
  • Key SMT player in all DFMA reviews for the GRP components as well as general fit outs
  • Designing products & overseeing the design of GRP products that fit in with the current assembly production line set up
  • Supporting other product design areas such as glazing, HVAC, powertrain etc.
  • Producing accurate / detailed Assembly & Installation Drawings
  • Using the PLMinformation management data system on a daily basis
  • Looking at mould complexities & looking at CI / process improvements
  • Supporting Production, Commercial & Technical / Engineering departments

Experience & Skills:

  • Time-served in a GRP Components Designer role within automotive or similar as a Lead Designer or Senior Designer
  • Used to leading a Design team of 5 or more
  • Qualified in Design Engineering / CAD Design
  • Experienced ideally in Siemens NX, Unigraphics or SolidWorks
  • Able to work on several high complex projects at one time
  • Creative & innovative with blue sky thinking of product ideas, that really can be delivered
  • Strong communicator at all levels & a strong presenter of Design ideas / concepts

Interviews to take place immediately with an immediate start available.

Northamptonshire, England, UK