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Senior Engineer – Body Exterior Systems in Guildford, Surrey


Guildford, Surrey





Senior Engineer - Body Exterior Systems

Job Reference Number: ID698

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 a Senior Engineer - Body Exterior Systems to join the team based in Shalford, Surrey.

Job Overview:

As the Senior Engineer for Body Exterior Systems, you will be a key contributor to the development and innovation of cutting-edge automotive exterior designs. Your expertise will play a crucial role in advancing our engineering capabilities, ensuring the highest standards in body exterior systems.


  • Design and Development: Lead the design and development of body exterior systems, ensuring compliance with performance, safety, and aesthetic standards.
  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the engineering team, fostering innovation and excellence.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with interdisciplinary teams, including design, aerodynamics, and manufacturing, to ensure seamless integration of body exterior components.
  • Material Selection and Optimization: Collaborate with materials engineers to select and optimize materials for body exterior systems, considering performance and sustainability.
  • Testing and Validation: Develop and implement testing and validation protocols to ensure the durability, reliability, and functionality of body exterior systems.


  • Education: Bachelor's/Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, or relevant experience
  • Experience: Proven experience as a Senior Engineer with a focus on body exterior systems, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Technical Expertise: In-depth knowledge of body exterior design, development, and optimization, with hands-on experience in relevant engineering tools and software.
  • Leadership Skills: Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with a track record of successfully leading engineering teams.
  • Innovative Thinking: A creative thinker with a passion for pushing the boundaries of engineering possibilities.

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.

All applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK.


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 698_1707292174
Date posted 07 February 2024

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