CAD Engineer - Seating

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    £28.00 - £33.00 per hour

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    Lois Weston

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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A CAD Design Engineer within experience in seating is required to join a leading automotive organisation on a contract basis. Ths purpose of this role is to design automotive seating system components to ensure compliance to customer and industry standards. Candidates should be capable and willing to create physical mockups from digital data nd will be required to support with project engineering tasks as requested.


  • Design and package of Seating systems and associated components in compliance to customer, legal and industry standards.
  • Ensure designs are suitable for supplier and plant manufacture / assembly.
  • Preparing of engineering change proposals with associated studies.
  • Participating in customer and supplier design meetings.
  • 100% accuracy of CAD to 2D and 3D.
  • 100% Support of the Lear PLM Releasing System.
  • Provide Component / Assembly Engineering Drawings in line with Lear, Nissan and industry standards.
  • Review, sign-off and support the release of Directed Source and Supplier released Drawings within the Lear PLM System.
  • Support, co-ordinate and audit, Low Cost Country off shoring as required.
  • Fulfill customer engineering project time lines for release of design systems

Technical Skills

  • PLM experience
  • TCe trained
  • Understanding of automotive component costs.
  • Structures design experience.
  • Plastics design experience.
  • Foam design experience.
  • ICEM Surfacing.
  • Alias Surfacing.
  • Seat Engineering background and experience
  • Alternative CAD system knowledge (Catia V5, within Renault environment)
  • Seat Engineering background and experience
  • Significant experience of NX 7.5/9.0 within automotive design and release.
  • Knowledge of reading, interpreting and definition of technical drawings to ensure robust definition of component parts and assemblies.
  • Knowledge of how to read and use engineering specifications.


Degree / HNC/D or equivalent in engineering design.

Relevant CAD System qualifications including:- Modeling, Surfacing, Detailing


  • Methodical approach and attention to detail.
  • Effective communicator demonstrating highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Team player.
  • Self motivated - a self starter.
  • Demonstrate problem solving ability.
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure.

If you are interested in this CAD Engineer position within seating, please apply now! For more information, contact Lois Weston on 01384446119.

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