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  • Job reference: RMS0136528

Fixings Engineer - Chassis

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/03/2014
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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:
Mass Properties Analysis and Testing

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
Manage Fixings data base for new products.
Create CAD for fixings where necessary.
Develop "Allowable Fixings" listing, in line with programme cost targets, with a view to reduce fixings inventory.
Be the first point of contact for engineers on fixing selection, providing technical details where required.
Liaise with Manufacturing Engineering to provide constraints and preferences for fixings based on factory assumptions.
Provide Vehicle Physics team with actual mass data for vehicle weight calculations.
Support requirements for CAD illustrations to support the wider business.
Capable of hand calculations to support the fixing specification.
Supply the knowledge of coating, plating etc.
Processes for all applications of fixings such as electrical conductivity, aesthetic, corrosion resistance etc.
Complete fixing joint analysis software such as Boltcalc
Support Legislation and Certification with drawings and art work for labels

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering Degree within a materials discipline.
NX CAD and TCE user.
Knowledge / experience of BoltCalc or other joint analysis software
Competent in MS Tools; Project, Excel, Powerpoint and word.
Good presentation skills and techniques.
A working knowledge of Teamcentre and NX.
Must be a good communicator, with good organisation skills.
Strong time management, accuracy, diligence and ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs.
Must show a passion for sports cars
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