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Job titleBody/Structure Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary GBP
LocationUK West
Bonus Package
Job description

Do you have 2 years' experience working in an Engineering environment? Our client is currently looking for a Body Structure Engineer to join their team in the West Midlands.


The company

Our client design, manufacture and sell advanced single and double deck buses within the automotive market. They have developed a range of low-carbon buses with optimised drive systems, setting the benchmark for fuel economy and CO2 reduction. Their lightweight engineering, premium service and low running costs all contribute to these advanced passenger vehicles designed for a global market.


The role

As a Body Structure Engineer, you’ll be responsible for the design and detail of the body and structural components of the vehicle and ensure that they all meet time, quality, and cost constraints.
Responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with internal departments on costs, materials, specification, and assembly
  • Interpreting sales orders, requirements, and options
  • Designing sheet metal structures and components  
  • Designing GRP and Vacuum formed components
  • Liaising with external suppliers on collaborative designs and design issues
  • Producing detailed drawings for all components, assemblies, and layouts
  • Presenting design ideas to others using CAD and Microsoft office
  • Supporting test and validation activities to meet certification requirements

The requirements

You’ll have at least 2 years’ experience working in an Engineering environment, as well as…

  • CAD experience in 3D and drawing creation and modification (Solidworks, Catia Preferred)
  • Experience of using Assemblies in a 3D CAD environment
  • Experience with welded structures, and Plastic part design is desirable
  • Detail drawing and GTOL experience
  • Able to deliver on promises and take accountability of actions
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Provide balance solutions for clear decision making
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Important information

FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade (

Reference number: 11188

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.