CAD Design Engineer (Body Structures)

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    £35 - 40 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 397555

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An experienced CAD Design Engineer for Body Structures is required to join a company who design and manufacture state of the art products for a global market.

Job details:

- Create Body Structure parts utilising the latest material technologies and processes.

- Own components and sub-systems and ensure requirements and target specifications for function, cost and weight are achieved.

- Create CAD concepts, parts and assemblies in line with the required global regulations, functional requirements, geometric tolerances, manufacturing techniques and internal standards.

- Support CAD releases and reviews to program milestones, ensuring completion and release on time.

- Optimise and validate designs with simulation, liaising with CAE and using real world tools.

- Support test, development, validation and vehicle build events.

- Work within the body engineering team and with other cross functional areas both internal and external to ensure system integration and compatibility.

- Input and drive system DFMEAs, FMA, DVP, testing and support APQP.


The ideal candidate will have:

- A Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered).

- Automotive or other relevant engineering experience.

- Skilled CAD Design experience with knowledge of surface, part and assembly modelling (NX/TCe an advantage).

- Proven experience and understanding of part design and development from concept to production.

- Experience of Body Structures best practices, materials, manufacturing requirements, mechanical properties and failure mechanisms.

- Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriate, concise and accurate fashion.

- Experience of DFM and methodical problem solving skills.


To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

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.

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