Senior Engineer CAD

Rate: £26-£28

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28207ms

Expiration date: 12 January 2018


Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real. The job purpose is to primarily manage the CAD data integrity and provide planning and support through the virtual vehicle verification process. This role will also be required to generate 2D and 3D CAD under the guidance of Commodity Engineers, and provide packaging solutions to meet corporate guidelines.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Manage CAD data integrity, supporting the CAD team to meet process requirement.
  • Assess and advise on CAD data levels to ensure robust preparation for Virtual and Physical vehicle builds.
  • Advise on package feasibility of design proposals to enable generation of viable concepts.
  • Generate 2D and 3D CAD under the technical guidance of the relevant Commodity Engineer.
  • Control data transfer to and from suppliers, importing and verifying data quality.
  • Schedule workload entering the CAD team and ensure completion to agreed dates.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have experience in a relevant CAD package with NX.
  • Experience in the automotive industry.
  • Should have experience of data coordination tasks.
  • Must have experience of using Teamcenter for data management and virtual verification.
  • Must be able to work within teams effectively.
  • Must be able to generate and modify 2D and 3D NX CAD models in line with corporate standards.
  • Must be able to project manage to deliver required attributes to budget and on time.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess an engineering mind-set and logical approach to problem solving.
  • Must be able to manage large workloads in a high-pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
  • Proactive approach to supporting virtual builds, identifying and resolving issues.
  • Ability to analyse and validate supplier data and identify issues.
  • Must be able to work under their own initiative with minimum supervision to deliver objectives.
  • Would ideally have experience of leading teams in a CAD environment, and scheduling workloads.
  • Should have a good understanding of engineering process and a working knowledge of industry standard tool sets.
  • Good understanding of working with Design Studio processes.

The successful candidate must hit the ground running within a well-established team under significant daily pressure of work. The candidate must show strong character attributes as well as the necessary knowledge and experience above. The best candidate will be open-minded and lateral thinking in the face of stiff timing and product targets. The candidate must be proactive and trust their initiative whilst requiring minimum supervision to produce practical solutions.

To Apply
A career at Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. You have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment - fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic

Please click on the 'apply online' button to submit your application.

PLEASE NOTE: the closing date for this vacancy is Thursday 26th October 2017 . We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.