automotive engineer


Automotive engineers design and oversee the manufacturing process and operation of motor vehicles such as motorcycles, cars, trucks, buses and their respective engineering systems. They design new vehicles or mechanical parts, supervise modifications and resolve technical problems. They make sure the designs comply with cost specifications and other constraints. They also conduct research studying environmental, energy and safety aspects.

Alternative label

  • automotive designer

  • vehicle production designer

  • motorcycle production process engineer

  • motor vehicle engineer

  • coach designer

  • lorry designer

  • coach production process engineer

  • motor vehicle designer

  • vehicle production production process engineer

  • truck production process engineer

  • bus production process engineer

  • car production process engineer

  • automotive design specialist

  • bus designer

  • motorcycle designer

  • lorry production process engineer

  • automotive design expert

  • auto engineer

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Optional skills and competences

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