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  • Job reference: RMS0138565

Design Engineer - Brakes - 25896

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/03/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/04/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
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 Foundation Brakes team are responsible for the detailed design and package of brake callipers, discs, dirt shields and Pad Wear Warning Indicators for all JLR programmes. A high level CAD Engineer is required to produce detailed CAD models using CATIA V5 for these components. This involves complex routing installations requiring the CAD Engineer to model in both solids and surfaces. Working to the high CAD standards to ensure robust package routings and models will be key as is including all details to ensure the components can be manufactured and assembled. This role also includes release of components so an ability to produce detailed drawings through Teamcenter is also required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven ability to use CATIA V5 for both solid and surface modelling.
Knowledge of Vehicle full systems packaging and parts integration
Engineering Knowledge to minimise weight & complexity whilst maintaining functionality.
Proven ability to produce detailed drawings using CATIS V5
Good communication skills for vehicle cross functional discussions. Ability to control and release components and drawings through Teamcenter.
A minimum of 3 years hand-on usage of CATIA V5 probably gained in an automotive environment.
3 years experience of vehicle packaging and complex systems installations using CATIA V5 or similar
3 years experience of producing detailed drawings in CATIA V5 or similar
The candidate will be expected to be up and running in a matter of days and be self-sufficient from a CATIA point of view from the start.
Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or similar. A substantial track record (10 years or more) in automotive packaging may be acceptable in excep

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Ability to use CATIA CAE function
Ability to use kinematics analysis (package checks)
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