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CAD/AVA Vehicle Architecture Lead -34221

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    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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    £23.00 - £24.50 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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CAD/AVA Vehicle Architecture Lead -34221- upto £24.51/hr Ltd Co

A CAD/AVA Vehicle Architecture Lead (Vehicle Packaging) is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

The role is responsible for:

  • The creation, development and analysis of vehicle and system level layouts, investigations and issue resolutions through AVA tool development.
  • Training the Vehicle Package team in the latest CAD/AVA techniques.

You will be located at Gaydon as part of a team of Vehicle Package and Concept Engineers.

Skills Required:

  • Whole vehicle architecture and geometry capable, CAD proficient to all current tool sets (V5/V6, AVA, VisMock-up).
  • Integration capability from existing and future systems and architecture.
  • Conversant with current and forthcoming vehicle architectures and systems technologies.
  • Excellent numeracy and spatial awareness
  • Training and mentoring in CAD AVA techniques.
  • Problem solving methods.
  • Presentation skills (MS PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Good networking and communication skills
  • Manual drawing, sketching and fabrication knowledge.
  • Familiar with OEM industry products and processes.
  • JLR PCS awareness.
  • Candidates must be used to working in dynamic cross functional teams, be skilled in problem resolution and be highly motivated.

Experience Required:
Proven OEM CAD or engineering experience.
Proven responsibility for component systems or package zones.
Evidence of most recent experience.

Education Required:
Bachelors or Masters` Degree in Mechanical/Automotive/Aerospace Engineering.

In return for your experience we can offer:

  • Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly
  • Experience working with a leading automotive company

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship.

To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.