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BIW Virtual Manufacturing Engineer 36823

  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Salary: £27.84 - 27.84 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 14 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 60883

Title: BiW Virtual Manufacturing Engineer - 36823

Division: Manufacturing Engineering

Contract Position based at: Predominantly Work from Home, but site visits to Gaydon and possibly Castle Bromwich as and when required

Rate: up to £27.84/hr Ltd umbrella 

Position Description:

Body in White Virtual Manufacturing Engineers (BIW VME) support Manufacturing Engineering and Production Operations by employing virtual manufacturing techniques to prove manufacturing feasibility, enabling robust design and manufacturing assembly prior to component manufacture.

Virtual manufacturing techniques enhance the ability to improve safety, quality, delivery, cost, re-usability and the environment. Virtual Manufacturing can be considered an" enabling technology" that supports the "zero prototype" initiative & improves launch robustness. Particular emphasis will be placed on:

  • Product & Process manufacturing feasibility analysis.
  • Support Process Planning (interface between process and simulation) The BIW VME team are experienced Process Designer users as well as RobCAD, Fides, Teamcenter and Catia
  • Manage digital product / process analysis deliverables in alignment to product development timing plans
  • Manage Simultaneous Engineering (SE) Partner resource to meet the Virtual Manufacturing deliverables
  • Mange the Simulation and Tooling Design Plans, allocate timing and resource requirements
  • Validate SE Partner tooling and cell designs
  • Validate SE Partner tooling design and simulation as part of manufacturing buy-out
  • Data Management for Body in White Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME BIW). This includes product CAD imports, Virtual equipment libraries, managing data exchange with Vendors etc.
  • Software development (Key User interface with IT Methods) - carry out User Acceptance Testing for new software releases, capture and feedback issues/enhancement to IT and software developers
  • Buy-Off the Delivery of Supplier Tooling Design and Simulation
  • Buy-Off the Delivery of Supplier Off-Line Programs
  • Buy-Off Final Job1+90 of the facility, running at rate, meeting design cycle times etc.
  • Controlling Project Documentation - ensuring Tooling Design and Simulation delivery form vendors.

Skills Required:

  1. Must have RobCAD or Process Simulate experience
  2. Body In White manufacturing process development and tooling design
  3. Experience in the following software applications: Catia V5, AutoCAD, Fides, Teamcenter, Microsoft Office, Process Simulate

Experience Preferred:

  • Automotive design and production experience

Education Required:

  • Educated to Degree / HND level in Manufacturing Systems or a similar engineering discipline.

Additional Information:


To apply 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.