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Lead Clay Modeller

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: Rates negotiable - Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

We are seeking two Clay Modellers for a 6 month rolling contract.  Tata Motors Design, comprising three global design centres including state of the art studio at the NAIC at the University of Warwick (UK), Pune (India) and Turin (Italy), is pivotal in the creation and delivery of the future of Tata Motors passenger and commercial vehicles. With the recent success of the Nexon, Altroz and Tiago, it is strengthening its global team with highly creative and driven design professionals to shape the future of Indian motoring.

Candidates with excellent clay modelling proficiency will:

  • Read and interpret sketches and renders as well as technical drawings and CAD data

  • Lead project clay models and manage a team of up to four clay modellers

  • Support the clay modelling manager with the timing proposals and delivery of 3D physical clay models

  • Coordinate with other lead modellers in the allocation an organisation of CNC milling heads and resources between active projects

  • Support the clay modelling manager with the delivery of exterior interior and scale 3D physical design properties

  • Work directly with the relevant design team to develop design properties for design reviews

  • Support the designers with feasible solutions to design proposals

  • Be able to utilise studio CMM equipment

  • Have a good eye for design proportions and are able to work to a high standard on intricate models

  • Work directly with the ALIAS modelling and studio engineering teams to develop and increase model feasibility

  • To support clay modelling manage are in the everyday running of the studio and studio stores

  • Support clay modelling manager in the production of timing and resource plans

  • Maintain model history pack

Candidate Requirements;

  • Significant automotive OEM and or satellite studio modelling experience is essential

  • Motivated with excellent attention to detail

  • Proficient in the use of all woodworking machines (hard modelling skills are desirable)

  • Excellent housekeeping skills ensuring they work safely and efficiently

  • Able to plan and prioritise own workload

  • CMM studio milling machine operation skills are essential

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.