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Assembly Jig and Fixture Design Engineer- 36909

  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Salary: £26.09 - 26.09 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 59738

Title: Assembly Jig & Fixture Design Engineer - 36909

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Rate: up to £26.09/hr Ltd (c. £20.15/hr PAYE option)

Position Description:

This is a Jig & Fixture Design Engineer role within Manufacturing Engineering. Responsibilities will include:

  • Design of both Body in White (BIW) and Trim and Final (T&F) Assembly Fixtures.
  • Design Projects WILL be varied. The more experience you can evidence the better.
  • Fixture Design from Kick Off to Design Delivery and successfully physical fixture handover.
  • To project manage a Design Project with minimal Lead Engineering support
  • To coordinate and manage internal customers and suppliers (to provide data in a timely manner)
  • To drive improvements into our standards, processes and methods of working
  • To create and update into our standards, processes and methods of working
  • To gain customer feedback, and drive that back into our working practices
  • Planning for BIW single panel gauging, assembly and assembly gauging.
  • Drive dimensionally optimised and aligned strategies for assembly and measurement.
  • Compatibility Assessments. Product, Process and Tooling compatibility assessments.
  • Cost Engineering.
  • Cost & feasibility studies in support of engineering change proposals.
  • Tool Collision Studies.
  • Collaboration with Process Simulation to ensure collision free studies completed.
  • Geometry Setting Process.
  • Collaboration with Process, Simulation and Dimensional teams to ensure robust process.
  • Developing and maintaining. Snags and Issues.
  • Driving resolutions of issues and feeding back.
  • To manage buy-off and hand-over of tooling designs with Customers and Toolroom.
  • Data Management.
  • To comply with and ensure that all data delivered is robust, meets expectations and is properly managed
  • Value For Money Assessments (both for Design, Industrialisation and Production).
  • Target zero compatibility issues by final Product Data Release.

You will be required to demonstrate a wide range of previous Assembly Fixture experiences. The skills we are looking are, but not limited to, the following abilities:

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Engineering design skills and locator strategy knowledge
  • 3D detail design and 2D detail drawing experience
  • Understanding and awareness of BIW and T&F assembly process
  • Experience and working knowledge of BIW and T&F tooling design principles
  • Experience and working knowledge of locator strategy principals
  • Experience and working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) principals
  • Experience of solving complex technical ideas and challenges
  • Experience of working in cross-functional teams
  • Skilled experience in using Catia V5
  • Assembly design skilled experience in using MS Office

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to create and update JLR Tool Standards.
  • Static Load Analysis skills (within Catia environment)
  • FEA Analysis skills. Dynamic Load Analysis skills (within Catia environment)
  • Basic RobCAD abilities (ability to load high level viewing of RoCAD files within the RobCAD environment)
  • Catia v6 trained.
  • Experience in using Team Centre Engineering
  • Experience in using Catia V6
  • Assembly Design
  • Experience in continuous improvements to business processes
  • Experience in Team leadership role


Relevant Degree or equivalent experience preferred

Additional Information:


To apply for this role please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.