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  • Job reference: RMS0228215

CAD Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/10/2020
  • Duration: 24 months
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The Role:
Looking for a CAD Engineer within the below remits:

Skilled CAD Engineer to cover Cockpit Zone
Preferably with Cockpit/Interior experience
Fast and capable user of Catia V5

Skilled CAD Engineer to cover Side, Upper and Rear Zone
Preferably with Side and Rear Interior and Exterior experience
Fast and capable user of Catia V5


Series Packaging Support activity:
1. The Contextual Design Engineer will follow the Series Packaging Support Process as outlined by Bentley.
a. Load all Parts in context with the surrounding package dataset using the agreed filters. The Formal, Configured LCA Tree will be the master location for all data. Scheme/study data or data not correctly attached to the series environment must not be accepted within the Analysis. Ensure latest data for specific derivative is being referenced, including liaison within Bentley to secure correct platform data from Group.
b. Analyse zonal CAD geometry for packaging issues, such as Clash, clearance or contact concerns, potential assembly issues, both in terms of initial manufacturing assembly process as well as in service.
c. Liaise with Bentley Engineering Functions to ensure feasible and cost effective package and system solutions are established
d. Running weekly, cross-functional packaging review meetings, with all impacted part owners from within the engineering functions.
e. Raising and logging issues found, and tracking these through to resolution
f. Raising KPM's (business wide issue tracking system) as required, for issues that are not readily resolved.
g. Collation of reports and KPI into the agreed presentation format
h. Creation of Presentations in Powerpoint to aid decision making, as required
i. Ensuring the agreed Packaging Process is adhered to, but also working with flexibility if improvements are required.
j. To be a point of contact for Packaging issues within the Contextual Design team
k. Working closely and collaboratively with other Contextual Design Engineers, as well as within a Cross Functional group and ensuring problems that arise are resolved in a timely manner


2. It may be necessary to load parts in context within the Vehicle. This requires the Engineer to be aware & able to configure & filter the surrounding live CAD data prior to working.

3. The Engineer will be required to ensure that the CAD dataset to be used is valid & relevant prior to performing any analysis, such as Contact; Clash & Clearance Analysis.

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.

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