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  • Job reference: RMS0143245

Design Engineer - Chassis - 26504

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/06/2014
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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:
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. Project delivery to be managed to PCDS, involving supplier management, timing plans, PSW submission etc. Project engineer responsibility undertaken to ensure designs meet standards/targets, DVP, quality, robustness etc

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 CATIA V5.
Good communication skills for vehicle cross functional discussions.
Ability to control and release components and drawings through Teamcenter.
Project engineering / project management
Substantial hands-on usage of CATIA V5 probably gained in an automotive environment. Specifically for:
o Packaging and complex systems installations
o Producing detailed drawings
Prior or Current JLR experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Ability to use CATIA CAE function
Ability to use kinematics analysis (package checks)
Weight optimisation
Tolerance analysis
Knowledge of product development processes
Knowledge of the 6-Sigma process and other Quality Tools
Degree preferably in a Mechanical or Automotive Engineering discipline

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