CAD Engineer - Special Projects

Rate: £28.00 - £32.00 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27605-jh

Expiration date: 14 July 2017


Job Purpose: The job holder will work, with the minimum of supervision, on the realisation of component design & package on all areas in order to produce finished detailed CAD designs and drawings.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • CAD design and modelling of components
  • Preparation of detailed drawings to AML drafting standards
  • Some preparation of engineering release packs
  • Work under the direction of project engineer or PMST leader on a day to day basis
  • Investigation of build issues in prototype and on line to establish root cause and design changes required.
  • Design of components using NX5.
  • Use Digibuck to review and present design concepts
  • The successful candidate will be able take the CAD design from concept to finished CAD model and produce finished drawings for engineering release. Some preparation of basic paperwork for engineering release may also be required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in an engineering related discipline.
  • Skilled in automotive component design using I-DEAS or NX5. Knowledge of TCe and CATIA V5 is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of various areas: metal castings, extrusions, pressings/forming, RTM, SMC & C/F panels.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times