Design Engineer - Architectures & Structures

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

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Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park

Within Vehicle Engineering, this role has responsibility for the generation of CAD based Engineering Design solutions. It aims to develop our capability in the conception and delivery of whole vehicle and vehicle sub-system structural and packaging concepts, designs and manufacturing drawings, embracing design in the virtual domain, supporting build and attributes in the physical domain with a key focus on prototype vehicle integration for chassis systems, and powertrain. It will complement the expertise in the commodity teams and the vehicle packaging team. The role requires an experienced Design engineer with a good understanding of the creation of vehicle components in support of wider spanning projects, and their optimal integration with all other vehicle systems.



  • Catia V5
  • PDM systems
  • PLM systems


  • Catia V6 – 3Dx
  • Enovia
  • Kinematics
  • CAE – Through Catia or Altair

Working knowledge of the design process ideally including:

  • Conceptual Design
  • Generating 3D models & 2D detailed drawings in Catia V5
  • Component and system design
  • General vehicle packaging
  • DFMEAs
  • Writing engineering reports
  • Engineering calculations
  • Supplier Liaison
  • Customer liaison
  • Producing 8-Ds
  • Good communicator whilst being comfortable working with several different teams
  • Confident in making data driven decisions
  • Happy to work in a flexible way to support the delivery of the overall objectives
  • Ideal Knowledge
  • General design processes and protocols
  • Working knowledge of Defence, OEM and / or automotive development requirements
  • Good standard of education & learning relevant to the role ideally at degree level
  • Bill of Materials management
  • CAE or MBS is a bonus


  • Degree in engineering related subject


  • Degree in automotive engineering and product design
  • Formal Catia V5 training
  • Masters Degree – Automotive related subject
Other information

HORIBA MIRA has 75 years of heritage in developing some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, our engineers utilise the latest test facilities and simulation tools to make vehicles and journeys safer, cleaner, more efficient and rewarding.

At HORBA MIRA we have a wide range of benefits including:-

  • 27 days holiday + statutory days (with the option to participate in a holiday buy/sell scheme)
  • A generous contributory pension plan
  • A company performance related bonus scheme
  • A fantastic Employee Assistance Programme which offers a range of wellbeing services to staff.
  • Reimbursement of fees for corporate memberships for relevant Chartered/professional institution
  • A range of tax efficient salary sacrifice options including a cycle to work scheme.

Right to work: - HORIBA MIRA actively promotes diversity and inclusion across our organisation, however this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the current Home Office Shortage Occupation list.