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Engineer – Body Structures (Automotive) in Guildford, Surrey


Guildford, Surrey





Engineer -Body Structures

Job Reference Number: ID732

Gordon Murray Advanced Engineering is a UK-based global luxury brand dedicated to creating and manufacturing the world's greatest driving cars. These ultra-exclusive cars are engineered and designed without compromise to provide unrivalled driving experiences and driver-centric connection.

With multiple sites in Shalford, Dunsfold, Warwick and a new purpose-built HQ on its way in Windlesham, the Gordon Murray Group continues to grow with multiple vehicle programmes currently in development. As a result, we currently have exciting opportunities for an Engineer - Body Structures to join the team based in Shalford, Surrey.


  • Body Structures Design: Lead and contribute to the design and development of vehicle body systems, ensuring integration with overall vehicle architecture. Utilize advanced engineering tools and methodologies to create innovative solutions for vehicle body components.
  • Collaboration with Cross-Functional Teams: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including chassis, powertrain, and interiors, to ensure seamless integration of vehicle body systems into the overall vehicle design. Contribute to a holistic approach to vehicle design, optimizing performance, safety, and aesthetics.
  • Materials Selection and Integration: Collaborate with material science experts to select and integrate materials that align with design and performance requirements for vehicle body systems. Explore sustainable materials and design practices to align with industry trends.
  • Prototyping and Testing: Oversee the prototyping and testing of vehicle body systems, ensuring adherence to design specifications. Analyze test data and implement design modifications based on performance feedback.
  • Innovation in Vehicle Body Technology: Stay abreast of emerging trends and technologies in vehicle body engineering. Drive innovation in vehicle body design, exploring new materials, manufacturing processes, and structural efficiency improvements.


  • Education: Bachelor's/Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: Proven experience in the design and development of vehicle body systems within the automotive or engineering sector.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., CATIA, SolidWorks) and experience with simulation tools. Knowledge of vehicle body systems and structural design is essential.

Why Join Us:

  • Innovative Environment: Contribute to groundbreaking automotive design in an environment that values innovation and excellence.
  • Career Growth: Access opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a dynamic and forward-thinking organization.
  • State-of-the-Art Resources: Work with cutting-edge technologies and resources to support your vehicle body engineering projects.
  • Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

What's on Offer:

As well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team, the position comes with:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Holiday Loyalty Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Personal Pension Plan
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Recruitment Referral Incentive Scheme
  • Parking Onsite

Gordon Murray Group is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, race, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We strive to promote a workplace that celebrates diversity and encourages individuals to express their opinions and beliefs.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you require any reasonable adjustments to assist with your application.


This vacancy is being advertised by Optamor Limited. Optamor is a specialist Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider. We provide a flexible full recruitment solution which takes care of all recruitment requirements from planning to on-boarding. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 732_1705679565
Date posted 19 January 2024

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