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Sr. Dimensional Analysis Engineer

Have you ever seen how an OEM is created?

Now you have the chance to witness and be part of our journey.

Are you the Dimensional specialist we are searching for?

Do you have extensive experience in Dimensional Analysis?

Full-time · Helmond

Where: The Automotive Campus in Helmond, part of Brainport: the heart of Europe's innovation
Domain: Packaging
Experience: 10+ years
Degree: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
Starting date: Q2 2021

Working at Lightyear is a unique experience. You get the opportunity to work for a company with a pure and meaningful mission. A mission that will make a positive and lasting impact on future generations.

What will you do as a Dimensional Analysis Engineer?

At Lightyear we are working on new cars from scratch. As Dimensional Analysis Engineer you play a key part to make sure the car we design is going to be producible. In this position you will collaborate with design engineering supporting the DFM/DFA activities to bring total vehicle products from design, through development and into series production.

Your job is focused on, but not limited to:

  • Perform part and assembly tolerance stack analysis and provide feedback to product engineering team
  • Create Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) best practices and tolerance stack analysis template
  • Evaluate GD&Ts of supplier part and assembly drawings, and internal built-to-print designs
  • Provide part dimensioning scheme directions to suppliers and review their 2D prints
  • Manage and document component and assembly tolerance stack analysis
  • Obtain manufacturing quality requirements and provide part dimensioning guidelines to engineering team
  • Support Supplier Quality team with incoming part inspections and part quality issues
  • Ensure produce design is optimized for dimensional control to meet functional and assembly requirements.

What do we expect from a Dimensional Analysis Engineer at Lightyear?

In order to succeed in the dynamic world of Lightyear pro-activity, professionalism, communication and adaptability are crucial. We are looking for someone with an ambitious attitude who learned from the past but who strives to set new standards in the future. You know how to combine the "tried and tested" with an intelligent dose of creativity and thinking outside of the box. Furthermore we are looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor or Master in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 10 years+ of GD&T analysis performance and possession of skill sets
  • Automotive product development experience from concept to high volume production
  • CAD knowledge, including ability to review designs within CATIA
  • Familiarity with quality control process software
  • Experience with statistical qualification of machinery, equipment, and gages, and the ability to improve and document our methods for completing these tasks.
  • Lean, Six Sigma, 5S knowledge and/or exposure preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to collaboratively work with and influence cross-functional departments both internally and externally.

On a personal level you can relate to the following characteristics; above all you are highly pragmatic. You can adapt easily, you are communicative, flexible and a team player. You are a good listener and open to suggestions of other colleagues in order to reach the best solution.

What can you expect from Lightyear?
In addition to a challenging role we also offer:

  • A high degree of freedom and independence in your role
  • A role within a multidisciplinary team consisting of highly motivated, inquisitive and talented people with a broad diversity of experience
  • A role at one of the fastest growing technical companies in the Netherlands with tremendous potential
  • 40 vacation days per year
  • An interesting and balanced pension through Zwitserleven that is in line with the mission of Lightyear
  • The ability to participate via shares and to be involved in the growth and success of Lightyear
  • In addition to a dynamic working environment, there is time for relaxation during our already epic Friday afternoon drinks

About Lightyear

Lightyear is an innovative and progressive scale-up with one mission: clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.

Lightyear originates from the legacy as a multiple world championship of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge® Cruiser Class. Officially established in 2016 by 5 visionaries with the dream to make this groundbreaking technology accessible to everyone, everywhere. In order to accelerate the transition towards a truly sustainable solution for mobility, we believe that it is necessary to completely rethink automotive design by starting from scratch, not limited by industry conventions.

At Lightyear, we all strive for the same goal. We have a team with diverse skill sets and backgrounds; all working tirelessly towards clean mobility for everyone, everywhere. We’re proud of our culture and live up to our core values: think independently, be bold, deliver the change, put people first and take responsibility. Our shared vision is what unites and drives us.

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