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Design Engineer & Costing Coordinator - NX

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Warwick
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2013
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
The role exists to undertake all design and data coordination activities within the TVM department. Also to identify and where required implement engineering cost reduction opportunities on current vehicles. The role is primarily a CAD position but the opportunity to diverse into project engineering role may be called upon. The position would suit a candidate with a desire to broaden their knowledge of a variety of commodities as well as develop their commercial skills. The role requires someone with a minimum of 5 years Unigraphics NX & Teamcentre experience. Engineering expertise, project management and some commercial experience is beneficial.
Unigraphics NX
Managing the CAD workload from the department to ensure all projects are prioritized and delivered to plan.
Managing all TVM CAD internal and external data transfers.
Engage the supply base to discuss TVM designs and requirements.
Take a leading role in ensuring TVM, design feasibility.
Support Aston Martin Product Lifestyle Management with new software testing and development.
May be required to pick up, manage and deliver existing cost reduction engineering changes.
May be required to support the TVM team with periodic presentations to Directors, Chief Engineers and senior managers.
To design, develop and investigate new engineering lead cost reduction proposals - Identification of new VA/VE ideas through supplier based workshops, leading teardown events, benchmarking and internal consultation.
Maintain effective internal & external communication with other departments & suppliers.
Ensure TVM/PCE Engineers are trained in Teamcentre.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience/Knowledge of vehicle components – Pressings, extrusions, castings, composite materials, injection moulding, machining.
Educated to Engineering Degree level or equivalent.
2 years plus experience within automotive product development, ideally with responsibility for a range of components.
Self motivated, with ability to motivate others to achieve personal objectives.
Passionate about continuous improvement, especially in context of cost reduction and personal development.
Experience of cost reduction initiatives, tools and techniques desirable.
Experienced user of Microsoft Office.
Awareness of latest manufacturing processes / techniques for a variety of materials and designs.
The successful candidate must be a team player and be able to work closely within a small team.
Passionate about cars, with good understanding of latest market trends.
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