Senior CAD Design Engineer (Powertrain / Transmission) - 34523

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    Warwickshire, England

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    £27 - £28 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    over 1 year ago

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    12 months

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Senior CAD Design Engineer - 34523 - up to £28.14/hr - Powertrain / Transmission

A Senior CAD Design Engineer is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

TRANSCEND is an Advanced Propulsion Centre funded program, to develop a new hybrid transmission specification, from concept to series production equivalent design release. The program has started and additional recruitment is required to enable progress.

  • Work with TRANSCEND Core Team and sub-contract partners to deliver key mechanical system specifications for TRANSCEND, covering all structural components and specific rotating parts.
  • Establish and maintain specifications at component and transmission level for all mechanical systems. Support Programme gateways event; specification development, system level integration and DVP complete.
  • Establish and maintain Technical Target Brochure and secure agreement with all stakeholder parties. Concur assumptions with mechanical, hybrid and controls systems engineering and transmission/vehicle teams, oversee all collaborative partner mechanical system design and development activities.
  • Report overall status to TRANSCEND Programme Leaders. Concur functional and technical strategy assumptions with stakeholders. Document and concur Design Decisions. Support program deliverables and objectives, including reporting forums and presentations.

Skills Required:


  1. CATIA modelling of structures and multi-materials components
  2. FEA Package and knowledge of structural integrity of Powertrain systems
  3. Strong knowledge of materials, especially non-ferrous, and their use for dynamic and structural components.

Experience Required:

  • Self-motivated and adaptable to changing demands
  • Experience of Powertrain or Transmission systems, installation and delivery, especially structural components.
  • Demonstrable experience of planning and delivering mechanical hardware from concept.
  • Demonstrable experience and working knowledge of multi-materials solutions and integration with core Powertrain and/or vehicle systems.
  • Delivery of system and components specification details using engineering service providers

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.

For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

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