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  • Job reference: RMS0141209

CAD Engineer/ CATIA V5 Chassis Engineering - 26242

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/06/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
The Structural Mounting Systems and Compliant Mounting Systems teams are responsible for the detailed design and release of Powertrain Mounting Systems for all client programmes.

This will include: Engine Side Mounting Brackets, Gearbox X-members & transmission cradles, Engine Mounts, Suspension Bushes, Diff bushes, brackets, Engine Mount vacuum pipe systems. A high level CAD Engineer is required to produce detailed CAD models for most of these components. Mainly this involves complex castings & forgings and fabricated welded assemblies, requiring the CAD Engineer to model in both solids and surfaces. Working to high CAD standards to ensure robust models will be key as is including all details to ensure the components can be manufactured.

This role also includes release of components so an ability to produce detailed drawings through Team-center is also required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven ability to use CATIA V5 for both solid and surface modelling.
Knowledge of design for castings (including hollow castings), forgings and welded assemblies including manufacturing requirements.
Engineering Knowledge to minimise weight whilst maintaining functionality.
Proven ability to produce detailed drawings
Ability to control and release components and drawings through Team-center.
Experience of castings, forgings and welded assembly design/modelling.
Experience of producing detailed drawings

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Ability to use analysis tools within Catia to drive efficiency into design whilst delivering CAE required levels of performance
Knowledge of Powertrain Mounting Systems - Knowledge of client systems of benefit (Digibuck, TCE, WERS, MPNR)"
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