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Interiors / Exteriors – Design Engineer

Location: Chennai
Educational Qualification: B.E./B.Tech. (Mechanical / Automobile)
Experience: 5 - 7 Years
Tools: Expertise in CAD tool CATIA V5 - GSD (Advanced Surface module), Solids, Assembly, Drawings. Practitioner in MS Office Applications

Skills and Abilities

  • Working Experience on Interiors, Exteriors, Black plastic components using Catia V5.
  • Sound knowledge in packaging and feasibility study and master section creation.
  • Capable of executing the activities within the agreed timeline.
  • Expert in plastic product design and tooling.
  • Knowledge in benchmarking and cost reduction.
  • Knowledge of prototyping, manufacturing and assembly processes of Interiors/Exteriors.
  • Design product to cost targets.
  • Good understanding of GD&T.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working on Interiors & Exteriors plastics for New & ongoing product development/Engineering change management. 
  • To understand the Customer requirements, Studio styling criteria and manufacturing requirements and develop 3D CAD models which meet appearance and functional requirements.
  • Design and development of Interior & Exterior Trims from concept to final design as per the design requirements
  • Developing B & C surface from Class A surface and designing required attachment features (clippings, snaps, doghouse).
  • Design of Interior/Exterior system parts which includes Hard trims, Soft Trims, Headliner, Door Trims, Console and Instrument Panel, Bumpers, Fascia, Grill, Cladding, Spoiler, Roof Bar etc....
  • Participating in design review meetings and provide solutions.
  • Identification and resolution of design related issues during development till release.
  • Releasing CAD data to using Teamcenter & WERS(Worldwide engineering release system).
  • DPA(Digital pre assembly) checks on packaging components.
  • Ongoing Product Development/Engineering Change Management:  Working on OEM Release process which includes design change and assembly level updates checking Drawings (GD&T and Engineering CAD and Drafting Standard)) per standards.
  • Coordinate with Team Leads, Project Managers and Onsite Engineers and execute the activities.
  • Demonstrate good customer and cross functional relationships.

Desired Skills (Nice to Have):

  • FORD NPD/OPD process, Change Management.
  • Learning capability, Good attitude & Flexibility to work in different projects.
  • Knowledge in Team Center, WERS and Vismockup.
  • Problem solving skills (8D / 6-sigma).
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic. 

Industry/Domain Experience

  • Automotive
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