CAD Engineer - Seats

Rate: £28.00 - £30.00 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27661-ms

Expiration date: 07 October 2017


Job Purpose: The job holder will work, with the minimum of supervision, on the realisation of component design & package of all aspects of Seating for future vehicle platforms. Will produce finished detailed CAD designs and drawings. This role also requires some level of project engineering.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

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


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design.
  • Knowledge of Interior trim and Seating components, plastic injection mouldings, 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 essential.
  • A basic knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of the AML MISSION 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.