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The automotive industry broadly covers the manufacturing of cars and vehicles. Engineers are responsible for a variety of things including safety, design, software, electronics, electrics and mechanics. There are three broad areas in which automotive engineers work. They are product engineering, development and manufacturing
Once established, engineers will often move into a more specialised area within design, testing or research. Specialist areas include engine design, structural design and exhaust system development. Automotive engineers may be expected to prepare budgets and timing estimates, work with suppliers and supervise other technical specialists. This means not only a high level of technical proficiency is required, but also the ability to work with others and some numerical skill
Because there are such a wide variety of jobs on offer in this field, training might be acquired through an apprenticeship or more formally through a technical college. After four years of working in the industry, and depending on the role, an engineer can expect a salary of somewhere between £30,000 and £40,000.
Automotive engineering industry includes other sectors such as electronics, mechanical, electrical, and software and safety engineering. All these areas are applied to design, manufacture, and operation processes for buses, automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles. Automotive engineers work in this industry, performing their duties in any stage of motor manufacturing process. They specialise in areas like engines, structural design, exhaust systems, among others.
Automotive engineers usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Liaising with suppliers.
• Supervising technicians.
• Test driving vehicles.
• Deciding on the most appropriate materials.
• Preparing timing estimates.
Overview According to our data, these are the percent of job offers for automotive.
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£22000 - £35000 per annum + £22-35k DOE
Lancashire, North West
£17000 - £19000 per annum
Greater Manchester, North West
Up to £10 per hour + £10 p/h plus bonus & overtime
£30000 - £60000 per annum + £30k basic, OTE £50-60
£25000 - £40000 per annum + £25k basic £40k OTE
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£8.50 - 8.85 per hour
Up to £18000 per annum + £18k basic plus bonuses
£60000 - £70000 per annum + £60-70k basic + 10% bo
Berkshire, South East
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Daventry, Northamptonshire, East Midlands
Uxbridge, Middlesex, South East
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