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CATIA V5 CAD Design Engineer

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: OPEN RATE per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Creative design & styling
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Duration: contract
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 28 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 62002

**We are looking for experienced CATIA V5 Design Engineers / Packaging Engineers / CAD Body Engineers / Body Closures/Trim Design Engineers**

We have a couple of opportunities for experienced CATIA V5 CAD Design Engineers to join a company based in a brand new impressive, state of the art Building on Warwick University Campus, leading the development of new vehicle designs, assisting the parent company with the development of a coherent design language across product ranges.


Role is INSIDE IR35

The roles are based in Studio Engineering, but this experience is not necessary as long as you have any of the above experience.

The studio engineering role will contribute to the development and ongoing improvement of our world class UK design operation.

Main activities will include;

  • Studio Engineering
  • Provide studio engineering support from initial concept design through manufacturing feasibility to prototype development and into volume production and vehicle launch.
  • Be involved with Class A surfacing, BIW and Trim (interior and exterior) design and development
  • Analyzing daily package and feasibility issues with Design, Clay/ Digital modeling and engineering teams and proposing world-class solutions
  • MANAGING surface and design reviews to highlight and clarify areas of concern, and propose world class solutions
  • Support the VCIM (Vehicle concepts integration meeting) process
  • Participation in aerodynamic reviews / other technical & functional reviews.
  • Preparing technical proposals, vehicle overlays, comparison sections, data sheets, screenshots and power points to present at design reviews.
  • Interpreting legislative requirements such as vision angles / zones, etc. to ensure compliance by the Design Surface Models.
  • Verifying data and distributing between Engineering, Modelling, Manufacturing and Suppliers

The person;

You will be Degree qualified, have extensive experience from within automotive in a Design Engineer role. CATIA V5 is a must.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone in a Design role to make the jump into Studio Engineering.


To apply for this role 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.