Automotive Engineer in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Automotive Engineer Job Description

*Automotive engineers work as part of a team of technical staff responsible for vehicle design, development, manufacture and testing.

*Automotive engineers can work within a range of roles in the manufacture of cars, motorcycles, vans and other commercial vehicles: design, manufacture, distribution, marketing, sales and after-sales care.

*Most automotive engineers are employed by vehicle manufacturers, other employers include tyre manufacturers, specialist vehicle design companies and research/test laboratories, motor sports teams and oil/fuel companies.

*Self-employment via consultancy and contract work is possible for individuals with several years' relevant experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Assessing project requirements

*Agreeing and negotiating project budgets, timescales and specifications with clients and managers

*Developing and implementing test procedures

*Organising and carrying out tests

*Interpreting and analysing results and data

*Writing reports and documentation

*Giving presentations

*Undertaking relevant research

*Sourcing vehicle components

*Supervising junior staff

*Working closely with design, production and manufacturing engineeers

*Making improvements to vehicles in response to customer feedback

*Providing technical advice and answering queries from clients

*Using specialist computer modelling software.

Qualification and Training

*A degree in a relevant engineering or technical subject such as automotive, mechanical or electrical engineering, engineering design, physics, computing or materials science is normally required for entry into the profession.

*A postgraduate qualification may be required for specialist positions or research.

Skills and Specifications

*Confident candidates

*Effective technical, interpersonal, presentation, problem solving and communication skills, who are commercially aware and capable of working well within a team.
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