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Design Engineer - Mechanisms

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: May 5th, 2023

Position Overview:

Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) provides engineering and product development services to U.K. based Multimatic EU-Matic as well as other facilities around the world. MTCE is also a leading contract engineering and vehicle development resource to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers.

The Mechanisms Design Department at MTCE provides engineering development support services to both Multimatic and outside customers. The majority of the products developed are for high volume automotive applications. Automotive products include hinges, door checks and powered mechanisms (mechatronics).

MTCE is currently seeking to recruit a Design Engineer in the Mechanisms Department with a range of skills to join the growing team delivering OEM and niche vehicle projects within Multimatic.

Facility Address:

Unit 1, Wyatt Way, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1HB.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

As a Design Engineer you will be involved in developing designs for high-volume automotive applications that are robust, lightweight, and cost effective. This will involve reviewing package data (in either NX or CATIA), creating design concepts that meet all of the performance requirements, generating DFMEAs, defining analysis requirements, optimizing the design, creating drawings for prototype and production builds, initiating tests to verify the performance, etc. Throughout the development process the Design Engineer will have to work closely with other departments at MTCE (Analysis, Prototype, Testing, etc.), Multimatic’s manufacturing division(s), suppliers, and the OEM.

Education and Experience:

If you have two year's experience in a similar or related position within the automotive industry, an Engineering degree or equivalent and have the drive to reach challenging goals, this position should interest you.  Candidates must have capability in either NX or CATIA V5 CAD systems although experience with other CAD software will be considered. Candidates should also be familiar with typical product development and part verification systems (e.g. FMEA, PPAP etc.). Good written and verbal communication skills are a must as the successful candidate will be expected to interact with other engineers, customers, and suppliers.

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.