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CAD Engineer - Jigs & Fixtures

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/08/2018
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:
The Role: The CAD Engineer is responsible for developing, agreeing and delivering Layouts and Jigs and Fixtures. This includes project managing internal/external customers and suppliers to ensure involvement and delivery of the concept, specification, procurement, design, manufacture, installation, integration, training, handover and sign-off of projects both on & off site as appropriate. The CAD Engineer must deliver to the agreed Quality, Cost and Delivery targets whilst ensuring legal compliance.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Technical
a) Update and develop layouts in Microstation
b) Validate Jigs and Fixtures designs in CAD / Catia V5 and CAD experience.
c) Liaise with suppliers to achieve a design
d) Evolve all partners in the Jigs and fixtures design.
e) Development and implementation of facilities, equipment, technologies, in line with the required timing
f) Apply Practical Problem Solving and Control techniques to pro-actively deliver solutions, mitigate risk and solve issues
g) Ensure continual updating of technical knowledge. e.g. Liaison with Group Colleagues, Benchmarking, Training etc.

2. Financial
a) Delivery of projects within agreed budget targets
b) Management of project cost risks

3. Project Management
a) Delivery of all projects in accordance with Business requirements.
b) Pro-active avoidance or containment of Project risks
c) Manage resources to ensure Quality, Cost and Delivery objectives

4. Planning
a) Generation of deliverable milestones & monitoring detailed Project plans

Specific Information For Role
Catia V5 and Microstation / CAD experience.

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:
Demonstrable experience in

a) Catia V5 and Microstation
b) CAD
c) Jigs and fixture development
d) Project Delivery role inc planning and delivery
e) Effective cross functional communication
f) Project Management

Preferred Degree in Engineering discipline or demonstrable equivalent experience

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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