CAD Engineer - Upper Environment

Rate: £29.00 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27166-ms

Expiration date: 06 June 2017


Job Purpose The job holder will work, with the minimum of supervision, on the realisation of body interior component design & package on all aspects of interior components of future vehicle platforms in order to produce finished detailed CAD designs and drawings. This role also requires some level of project engineering responsibility.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • CAD design and modelling of interior trim components from concept to completion in line with Programme milestones.
  • Preparation of detailed drawings to AML drafting standards
  • Management of created CAD into Teamcenter ensuring all model attributes are completed  Preparation and completion of engineering release packs
  • Work under the direction of lead project engineer/PMST leader on a day to day basis
  • Lead / Participate in design and section reviews.
  • Support and/or investigate resolution of build issues during pre-production builds and launch phase.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design.
  • Knowledge of interior trim components, Carpets, plastic injection moulding components, Vac formed parts, S-RIMM, machined metal products and metal bracketry etc.
  • Knowledge of leather trimming and mechanism systems would also be advantageous.
  • Good knowledge of GD&T.
  • Experienced NX user.
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the AML AMPCS process and participation in PMST teams would be beneficial. Knowledge of the Failure Mode Avoidance techniques and processes would be an advantage.
  • The ideal candidate will be a focused, highly motivated, results orientated individual who works well under pressure and can work to a given deadline.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment is essential.
  • Driving licence, Medical clearance to drive company vehicles.