CAD Engineer - Exterior Trim

Rate: £26 - £28 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28653-swh

Expiration date: 03 April 2018

Job Purpose: Work with the minimum of supervision, on the Design, package and realisation of a variety of Exterior trim, Sealing and glasshouse components in order to produce finished detailed CAD designs and drawings. This role also requires some level of project engineering responsibility.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • CAD design and modelling of Exterior trim, sealing system and glass in Siemens NX
  • Management of created CAD into Teamcenter ensuring all model attributes are completed to AML standards
  • Ensure models are compatible with surrounding environment and suitable for Engineering Release
  • Support virtual build phases
  • Preparation of detailed drawings to AML drafting standards may be required
  • Work under the direction of Project engineer on a day to day basis
  • Experience of component design for injection moulding, RRIM, pressings and extrusion processes in various materials is important.
  • Support and/or investigate resolution of build issues during pre-production builds and launch phase.
  • Contribute to updates of Best Practice and Engineering Standards manuals

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design
  • Experienced NX user.
  • Knowledge of Exterior components, Glazing sealing systems - extrusions and mouldings, plastic injection moulding components
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements and lead times
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • 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.


  • Good knowledge of GD&T.
  • Previous experience of Teamcenter
  • 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.