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  • Job reference: RMS0183201

CAD Engineer - Axle Geometry

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/08/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/09/17)

The Role:


The role involves package feasibility of axle and suspension systems including clash detection of moving parts. The role covers all Axle system and suspension components including steering, sub-frames, brakes, wheels & tyres. The role requires cross functional communication to establish & deliver requirements in the target vehicle package."

Skills Required:

1) Use Catia v5 CAD & TCe (TeamCentre) to carry out geometrical package studies, clash detection, generating static and dynamic clearance envelopes with the objective of creating a feasible set of components in the target vehicle package.
2) Able to identify road car underbody components, especially Chassis and suspension parts. Able to understand their functional requirements and apply this to CAD solutions.
3) Able to structure and populate Virtual Product Manager database with component geometry, drawings, assemblies and schemes. Able to guide others in this activity to ensure a compatible product structure.

Experience Required:

Catia V5 user (good level, typically 1+ years full time use) for the creation of vehicle components (training available if required).
The candidate should have a higher education qualification in Mechanical engineering or a closely related discipline."

Experience Preferred:

TeamCentre Engineering usage.
Enovia VPM usage.
Catia V6 usage.
A full degree in mechanical engineering is preferred.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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