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  • Job reference: RMS0173785

Senior CAD Engineer - 31588

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/01/2017
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/01/17)
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:
The Foundation Brakes team are responsible for the detailed design and package of brake callipers, discs, dirt shields and Pad Wear Warning Indicators for all programmes. 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.

3 KEY SKILLS: Expert user of CATIA V5 (or V6) for both solid and surface modelling Knowledge of Vehicle full systems packaging and parts integration Ability to control and release components and drawings through Teamcenter

Experience Required: "Minimum 3 years experience as an expert level user of CATIA V5 or V6 - probably gained in an automotive environment. Knowledge of Vehicle full systems packaging and parts integration Engineering. Knowledge to minimise weight & complexity whilst maintaining functionality. Good communication skills for vehicle cross functional discussions. Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or similar. A substantial track record (10 years or more) in automotive packaging may be acceptable in exceptional cases in lieu of a degree. This role is for the expert Automotive CATIA V5 designer and not a recent trainee who lacks a substantial track record in V5. The candidate will be expected to be up and running in a matter of days and be self-sufficient from a CATIA point of view from the start."

Experience Preferred: Ability to use CATIA CAE function. Ability to use kinematics analysis (package checks)

Additional Information : The role is based at Gaydon

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, Contact Stephanie Butterworth at Fircroft on + 44 1925 281 503
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