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  • Job reference: RMS0190632

Composite Design Engineer NX

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/02/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/03/18)
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The Role:
Working through the Design group, and reporting into a wide range of projects through the Technical Lead, the successful individual will have a good understanding of engineering and be able to adapt to mechanical, composite and electrical systems as projects dictate.

Responsible for taking a range of designs from initial concepts through to volume production. This will involve working closely with a range of customers from SMB's to major OEM's to interpret their requirements and deliver engineered solutions within weight, cost and timing targets.

Operational Duties:

 Working as a Design Engineer in project teams to undertake a wide range of either mechanical, composite and electrical design projects for a broad customer base.
 Be responsible for taking engineering designs from concept through to manufacture working within customers cost and timing requirements.
 Component design and detailing using Siemens NX and TeamCentre. Working knowledge of CATIA V5 would be an advantage.
 Attend design reviews to present design ideas and to discuss and critique alternative design solutions.
 In conjunction with the project Technical Lead deliver design solutions that fulfil customer requirements within budget and strict deadlines
 Work closely with purchasing and production departments to ensure cost and manufacturing capability is built in to the project design, particularly with reference to quality and build parameters.
 Generate and present project material to customers and key internal and external stakeholders.
 To attend component tests as required.
 Problem solving and fault rectification.




Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A Degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Motorsport or Aerospace engineering.
 High level of CAD literacy in Siemens NX and TeamCentre.
 Working knowledge of CATIA V5 would be useful.
 Good working knowledge of proprietary PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
 Ability to use your initiative and respond quickly to problems.
 Ability to manage your own workload and projects.
 Ability to maintain high standards of staff and department presentation, as appropriate for a facility visited by potential customers and other VIP's.

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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