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  • Job reference: RMS0195287

CAD Engineer - Exterior

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/06/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Responsible for the designing of Exterior systems (Front End Modules, Bumper Systems.) for new car developments. Operating within the Exterior Engineering department and reporting to the Functional Manager for FEM & Bumper Systems, the candidate should have experience in and be capable of designing components in exterior grade Plastics and Metal technology's, along with experience with complex assembly design, with fully tool feasible part development, solving design and package issues both independently and as part of a team. Designs are developed using the Catia V5 and client systems, and experience through the delivery phases from Concept to Production is preferred.

Scope of Work:
1. Excellent Catia V5 Design skills

2. Ability to take an analytical and systematic approach to create optimal solutions to problems.

3. Ability to work within a team.

4. Capable of defining concepts and solutions to support 'A' surface requirements or making well thought out proposals to amend 'A' surface's where necessary.

5. Responsible for developing and maintaining and releasing 3D Cad models

6. Ability to work seamlessly with off site design houses for CAD delivery

7. Excellent time management and self-organisational skills.

8. Ensure tolerance analysis for all designs/ geometry is executed and specifications fully defined including group Reference Point System.

9. Responsible at all times to follow and deliver the requirements of the company systems as defined by company Quality standards and procedures.

10. Ability to interrogate design such that it can be optimised to weight and cost targets.

11. Occasional overseas travel may be required in support of project working and delivery.

The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Appropriate experience working as a CAD Designer within Automotive industry with extensive experience on FEM and/or Bumper Systems and varied experience of multiple exterior components, materials, and tooling.

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