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  • Job reference: RMS0118910

Design Engineer - Chassis Concepts V5 - 23551

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/01/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/02/13)
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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:
Position Description:
The role involves package feasibility of axle and suspension systems including clash detection of moving parts. The role covers all Axle system and suspension components including steering, sub-frames, brakes, wheels & tyres. The role requires cross functional communication to establish & deliver requirements in the target vehicle package

Skills Required:
Use Catia v5 CAD & TCe (TeamCentre) to carry out geometrical package studies, clash detection, generating static and dynamic clearance envelopes with the objective of creating a feasible set of components in the target vehicle package. ¿ Skilled in CATIA parametric design and use of FEA tools to carry out first level CAE analysis ¿ Ability to work under own initiative to gather data and make design recommendations ¿ Meet the project virtual series gateway requirements of releasing and freezing geometrical designs. ¿ Work closely with the Vehicle Packaging and functional component areas to ensure component feasibility as well as ensuring all interfacing part owners buy into any changes

Skills Preferred:
Parametric & kinematic modelling skills. Knowledge of steering, suspension and frame designs

Experience Required:
Catia V5 user (expert level, typically 3+ years use) and TCe user would be an advantage (training available if required)

Experience Preferred:
Use of CAD based FEA tools for basic strength and stiffness analysis and experience of Catia parametric and kinematics and Experience of systems integration, especially Chassis systems in a CAD environment. Experience of vehicle packaging and sound understanding of mechanical engineering principles with a good working knowledge of chassis systems

Education Required:
Should have relevant engineering qualification

Additional Information :
40 hour week - 15.30 Friday finish
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