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  • Job reference: RMS0212494

Senior Design Engineer Cooling and HVAC

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/06/2019
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (31/07/19)
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The Role:
Our client is continuing the development of its current and new range of products.

This role will support the delivery of the current programme of chassis underbody improvements, specifically the Cooling and zoned HVAC systems

Specific knowledge / experience in Chassis systems:
*Design leadership of automotive Chassis components - low temperature cooling, high temperature cooling, HVAC, HVAC control
*Design experience of the structural aspects of cooling system mountings
*Design experience of routing and specification of pipes and hoses
*Experience of using Team Centre or similar CAD data management systems
*Familiarity with production release systems
*Awareness of DMU (Digital Mock Up) processes

*Design and deliver the systems in accordance with the criteria set by the executive/lead engineer
*Produce 3D feasibility studies to support manufacturing and supplier reviews
*Prepare design concept documents
*Attend design review meetings
*Support package reviews as required
*Develop fixing and mounting strategies for all parts
*Conduct assembly checks to confirm suitability for production
*Produce fully defined 3D models
*Support supplier feasibility reviews
*Continually update 3D models as the design matures
*Conduct initial tolerance studies
*Produce and check specifications
*Prepare 3D CAD and 2D drawings for prototype release
*Produce fully defined 2D drawings to support production release

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Automotive engineering design experience
High level expertise in CATIA V5 R26
Skilled in concept and detail mechanical engineering design (light weight & DFM)
Awareness / familiarity with automotive system packaging and detail component design

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