Trim Engineer – Automotive

Indianapolis

$80-100K

Position Description and Responsibilities:

  • Execute Seat Trim development primarily in-house & in some cases with supplier as per Project scope
  • Prepare and monitor timeline for trim development activities
  • Define/approve Trim attachment methods which are cost effective & promote ease of assembly
  • Close coordination with Complete Seat, Seat Structure, Styling colleagues
  • Participate/arrange Seat Build events (internal/customer/supplier) for Craftsmanship approvals
  • Approve master patterns to/from supplier
  • Initiate & execute Engineering Change requests for Trim parts
  • Documentation & release of Trim parts as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Any discipline Graduate with experience in Seat Trim Development (+ Fashion Design/technology course)
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience
  • 5-7 years of Relevant Experience in Trim Development for Seats
  • Soft Trim Development – Fabric, Vinyl and Leather
  • Knowledge in Pattern development for class-A surface, various trim attachment concepts
  • Understanding of Trim process: Cut and Sew, trim operations, production level cover development
  • Experience in coordinating with Styling/Supplier/Customer for tone, grain texture of the soft trims
  • Experience in Fine-tuning for Quality, Consumption Optimization
  • Product knowledge of automotive/commercial Seating System
  • Experience in Digital Trim Development software would be preferred
  • Working Experience in CAD system would be an added advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with customers, suppliers and cross functional teams
If you are interested in job, please send your resume and include the position you are applying for in the Subject to: careers@courtneygroup.net.
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