System Architect Instrument Panel (m/f/d)

Date:  2 Jun 2023



  • Lead and execute interior components development work within the Interior Engineering team with a strong focus on premium surfaces, lightweight, integration of functions and features in an interior environment.
  • Specialist in one or more of the following components: Instrument Panel, Floor Console, Door Trim, Interior Surfaces or similar.
  • Create new innovative concepts, and solutions enabling progressive designs. Both supported by first ideation in Catia 3D data.
  • Ensure cross functional communication in all aspects and escalate challenges early to define robust solution with highest quality, i.e. predict Geometrical Aesthetic and Functional Final Demand fulfillment
  • Define robust part and systems solutions FMEA/DFEMA
  • Fulfill overall vehicle development timing and releases
  • Support cross functional teams i.e. Supplier, Package, Design, Manufacturing Engineering and other release areas to understand new methodologies and implement learnings successfully
  • Ensure that learnings out of benchmark analysis is embedded in processes, guidelines, and innovation
  • Lead Innovation Projects and support Intellectual Properties growth
  • Define new standards and best practices acc. to vehicle development plan (NPDS) within the team
  • Review and check math data status for completeness, feasibility and approval
  • Other tasks as assigned by line manager


  • 5 years` experience in holistic interior development in a Premium OEM and Tier 1 environment and execution of at least 1 vehicle project within comparable position.
  • Best if all development steps have been supported, like innovation, concept, design, tooling, manufacturing and launch (cradle to grave).
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of interior component Lotus manufacturing processes like injection molding, lamination, welding, wrapping, etc.
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of product development, manufacturing, geometry and design area
  • Ability to find solutions to technical problems
  • Beneficial to have experience in mechanisms and moving elements
  • Fluent in English
  • Embrace and recognize Lotus culture
  • High integrity and trust in all activities and communication