The Lead Engineer, Lighting Systems will lead in the architectural establishment and the conceptualization, design and engineering of complete lighting solutions within the Body Engineering organization. The person in this role will support the Exteriors department's objective to manage the successful launch of lighting systems from initial concept through to volume production, ensuring complete customer satisfaction throughout all global markets. The Lighting Lead Engineer will report to the local department Manager. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead in the technical development of unique, innovative and advanced lighting concepts and component designs and provide ongoing technical support through series release and product launch
  • Assist in engineering mechanical, electromechanical and optical lighting elements containing A-class surfaces as well as various sensor/electronics integration
  • Perform technical feasibility checks with respect to materials, lighting, controls, manufacturing & product design aspects
  • Work closely with Byton industrial design studio, cross-functional organizations and suppliers to develop each applicable component/sub-system to meet all mass, cost and performance targets
  • Effectively collaborate with all stakeholders and leadership team to meet engineering deliverables within tight time constraints
  • Ensure compliance of the system and component designs with all vehicle/component technical requirements, quality objectives, program milestones, performance, cost, weight & safety
  • Collaborate with manufacturing engineering and suppliers to transition concepts and designs to volume production

 

QUALITIES

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in automotive lighting product design and development
  • An in-depth technical expertise with the latest lighting technologies and feasibility execution to achieve system requirements and world-class craftsmanship/performance targets
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling utilizing CATIA V5 within an automotive product development environment

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