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  • Job reference: RMS0159379

Senior CAD Designer - Powertrain - 28485

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/08/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/09/15)
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:
Primary responsibility is to Project Manage & implement design solutions within the Powertain APC CAD Packaging team with respect to the installation of North South engines into both existing & future platforms. Role will involve circa 20%-30% of time liaising with other Powertrain / Chassis & Body engineering teams and circa 70%-80% CAD engineering. Hardware responsibilities include Base Engines, Transmission & Driveline. Interfacing with the Vehicle Package teams across Gaydon & Whitley sites will be a significant part of the role. Expected outcome - maximise synergies enabling cross carline installations solutions & generation of concept design hardware of Powertrain Systems (i.e. - exhaust, fuels, cooling, air intake) hardware.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1. CATIA V5. 2. Familiarity with vehicle installation requirements & powertrain functionality are essential. Proven ability to work with cross functional teams with opposing views / requirements is required. 3. Good team co-ordination & communication skills are essential. Experience of new model programs packaging & delivery across multiple platforms.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Ability to work with minimum supervision in a pre program phase with changing assumptions / demands under very tight timelines. Prior experience / use of TeamCentre is a significant benefit. Knowledge of vehicle manufacturing process is advantageous but not essential. Degree preferred but not mandatory.
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