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  • Job reference: RMS0187381

Senior CAD Engineer- Powertrain component R&D

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/02/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Design Engineer is responsible for delivering powertrain components and systems from concept to a maturity level suitable of being handed over to the production project teams. The engineer will support powertrain research projects. The role will include 3D CAD and 2D drawing in Catia and package analysis of engine and vehicle in Team Centre. The role will also help to create new technologies and engine concepts (inventions) in order to ensure the company has class-leading powertrains into the future. In addition, it includes project management support to key development milestones, supplier awareness and issue resolution support to key project milestones. If a technology meets product needs the work will continue on the transfer of technology from research and to design future engine concepts and vehicle demonstrators.

Skills Required:
1. CAD drawing and 3D with Catia V5
2. Design and development of powertrain design - Engine, Gearbox, Transmissions, etc.
3. Ability to create concept design layouts and component detailing required

Experience Required:
- Engineering Degree
- minimum BSc 3 years of design engineering support experience (3 years continuous use of CAD software) in powertrain and engine design
- Experience of component design, assembly modelling
- Work proven knowledge of internal combustion engine and powertrain systems
- Work proven knowledge of manufacturing processes associated with engine/powertrain components and assembly desirable

Experience Preferred:
- Team centre + Vis-mockup
- Working knowledge of alternative/advanced materials
- Knowledge of vehicle systems
- Master degree or higher

Additional Information :
Primarily based at Warwick University Science Park but must be able to travel frequently to other sites (Gaydon/Whitley) as well as external providers (universities, suppliers, consultancies) Warwick Science Park, Whitley, & Gaydon .

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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