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  • Job reference: RMS0187410

Senior CAD Engineer- BIW prototypes

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/11/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/12/17)

The Role:
Prototype Vehicle Operaions - Prototype Engineering Fixture Project Engineer.

The main responsibility of the role is to interpret an engineering brief for a BIW assembly fixture, and subsequently design the required fixture in 3D and 2D, utilising standardised components and creating bespoke interfaces, ensuring the resulting design is expedient to manufacture and the data is provided to the manufacturer in the appropriate manner. and subsequently project manage the fixture creation. The key responsibilities are to understand BIW assembly methodology to produce fixture designs which are suitable for low volume assembly to interface with suppliers [both internal and external] project manage the manufacturing and commissioning activities.

Skills Required:
1. Fixture design experience
2. Extensive CAD experience [6000hrs+]
3. At least five years experience of sheet metal prototype manufacture

Experience Required:
CATIA V5 / TCE experience Previous experience of 2D/3D design
Five years automotive BIW experience

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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