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Junior CAD Engineer - Electrical

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/09/2013
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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 experiences engineering professionals.

The Role:
To produce CAD designs from a given brief and/or styled surface for electrical commodities, supporting the appropriate commodity engineer.
Collate package data from the appropriate commodity engineers to ensure all components for all model variants and vehicle options are packaged.
 Generate bracket and moulding designs to robustly locate electrical components. Ensure the correct material selection supports the intended design robustly.
 Be able to generate component drawings that meet engineering and quality targets and that allow suppliers to generate robust quotations.
 Design components with weight and robustness in mind ensuring parts are fit for purpose.
 Import and export of CAD data via the Magenta data exchange.
 Be fully conversant with TCe 8, NX 7.5, and Vis Mockup (training will be provided).
 Understand the principles of data management, within TCe and MP’s.
 Attend whole vehicle packaging meetings, representing the electrical department and ensuring the vehicle / programme targets meet the system requirements.
 Daily liaison with component suppliers and other departmental teams and commodity owners.
 Support component engineers in developing CAD package themes for interior and exterior systems.
 Liaise with the prototype build and raise PWR’s (Prototype Work Requests) as appropriate to authorise components to be manufactured to support development vehicles or programme vehicle builds.
 Support prototype builds to ensure that components meet manufacturing requirements and are fit for purpose.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum of a HND qualification, Engineering Degree is preferred but not essential.
 Must have previous automotive experience.
 Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
 Must have a fundamental knowledge of vehicle design and manufacture.
 Must have some knowledge of electrical and electronic systems and vehicle environment constraints.
 Ability to use NX7.5 CAD tool (training will be provided).
 Ability to us Team Centre (Siemens PLM tool).
 Ability to support prototype builds.
 Work closely with suppliers to build first off prototypes.
 Manage a large workload in a high pressure environment.
 Must have good report writing skills and ability to use Microsoft Office products.
 The successful candidate must hit the ground running with a well-established team under significant daily pressure of work. The candidate must show strong character attributes as well as the necessary knowledge and experience above. You should be open-minded and lateral thinking in the
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