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  • Job reference: RMS0196118

CAD Engineer- Chassis

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/06/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
The Suspension System Architecture Dept is responsible for the detailed design and release of the Sub Frames, Powertrain Mounting Components, Suspension Links & Knuckles and Compliant Mounting Systems (Bushes) for all programmes. This role will focus on Structural Mounting System components on a particular platform.

Key requirements of job role:

- Agree component/system targets (stiffness, strength, etc) with CAE team and attribute areas,
- Develop component CAD (using TCe and Catia V5) within available package to meet component targets for function, attributes, cost and weight

- Work with purchase team to manage supplier nomination and sourcing process

- Manage supplier delivery of components to agreed cost, timing and quality targets through Commodity Plans, Open Issues Lists, Supplier Reviews and regular Supplier communication

- Achieve ALL program milestone engineering deliverables, robust component sign off (DVP) and Phased Submission Warrant (PSW) in line with Programme timing

Skills Required:
- Strong communication/team working/project management skills
- Catia V5 Experience (1000 hrs+)
- Robust practical knowledge of engineering principles


Experience Required:
- MS Office) literacy

- Knowledge of design for castings, forgings and welded assemblies including manufacturing requirements

- Working knowledge of Failure Mode Avoidance and Quality Tools


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.

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