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B & W Group Ltd. - Automotive Development Engineer

Posted On: 2017-6-13
Location: Steyning, West Sussex, England

Bowers & Wilkins is Britain’s leading manufacturer of the world’s most advanced luxury audio technology. Since 1966, Bowers & Wilkins’ 'Quest for Perfection' has resulted in a succession of technical loudspeaker innovations that have satisfied the world’s most demanding listeners. Its products’ rave reviews and universal endorsement as reference monitors for professional recording industry have helped Bowers & Wilkins become the premium loudspeaker company of choice for audiophile quality sound.
At Bowers & Wilkins we deliver pristine sound in some of the world’s most desirable automobiles, developing systems for the likes of BMW, Maserati, Volvo and McLaren Automotive.

We are currently looking to recruit an Automotive Development Engineer to support the engineering activities required to maintain Bowers & Wilkins’ leading position within automotive audio. This is a challenging role which involves liaising with industrial partners and in-house teams on the design of new automotive transducers; as well as working with the design engineers on the integration of supporting structures to ensure consistent acoustic performance.
The Automotive Development Engineer will be based in Steyning, West Sussex and will work alongside the prototyping team to create transducer prototypes, trim and structural prototypes and integrate these components into demonstration vehicles. Additionally, this role will require you to engage in system tuning/fault finding and correction to ensure the Quality Control of production vehicles is met to the highest of standards.

Other duties and responsibilities include:

• Research and innovation of new technologies relevant to automotive audio
• Benchmarking of competitor vehicles
• Project management
• Maintaining an overview of Bowers & Wilkins domestic audio technologies with a view to align with the automotive roadmap
• Support development in other product categories when appropriate.
It is essential that you have a degree in mechanical/electronic/acoustic engineering, physics or associated disciplines, with knowledge and experience in FEA and 3D CAD systems. You will need to have experience in the use of basic workshop equipment and be willing to drive on business travel when required.
At Bowers & Wilkins we offer competitive rates of pay, 25 days holiday per year, group pension plan with 5% employer/employee contributions, private health care and life insurance.

If you would like to apply please send a covering letter and c.v to:
You must be eligible to work and reside in the UK/EU.
Bowers & Wilkins are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

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About B & W Group Ltd.

Dale Road
BN11 2BH
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1903 221800
Fax: +44 1903 221801
Email: Send Email

B&W Group Ltd. was founded in 1966 and is based in Worthing, UK. They conduct research into acoustics and design, manufacture, and distribute loudspeaker systems for the domestic and professional markets. B&W Group companies also distribute Rotel, Classé, and i-Command brand products throughout Europe, North America, and China.

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