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CAS / Alias Digital Modeller

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/06/2017
  • Duration: 12 weeks
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The Role:

*CAS modeller required to maintain project deadlines for planned projects and anticipate additional demand for future programmes as defined in product lifecycle plan
*2 Main projects are variants of existing products. However there may be:
*Unplanned development work on components for projects currently going through final feasibility checks
*Other new programmes defined on the Product lifecycle plan which don't yet have approved development Plans

Main duties:

*Digital modelling using Alias/or ICEMsurf software
*Work directly with Design, Clay modelling and Studio Engineering teams to develop 3D digital model data
*Modelling will be mostly on exterior surfaces

Data will be outputted to :

*Modelling/ milling group - to machine design models and provide clay modellers with data
*Visualisation specialists - for design review
*Studio engineering - As Concept development surfaces or final production " A" class surfaces

Working with Engineering and Studio Engineering:

* Maintain regular dialogue with technical colleagues
* Propose and help support the negotiatiation of the best compromise solutions that maintain design intent whilst incorporating technical criteria .
* Working to technical criteria provided by studio engineer and to company surface standards
* Ability to undertake larger/broader tasks than typically required at larger studios with larger teams
* Ability to work to plan - Manage own time to maintain release gateways .
* Basic Office skills - Word, Excel etc
* Experience with using SHOWCASE software - preferable

The Company:
specialises in the design, development and manufacture of classic sports and race cars

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Alias software - Expert user ( 5 years Automotive )
* Concept Modelling - Ability to construct models quickly (initially from 2-D sketches ) and make frequent changes that help quickly evolve the design concept
* "A" Class surfacing - To output to engineering via Studio engineer . Developing production surfaces with appropriate crtitera and quality standards as supplied by Studio Engineer
* Empathy for design - Work with a designer, interpretting sketches, taking verbal direction and scan data from clay models ( where apprpriate) to achieve design intent

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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