Senior Engineer - CAD Closure Trim & Mechanisms

Recruiter
Premea Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£28 per hour
Posted
26 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role: Job Purpose: The purpose of the CAD Engineer - Locks and Latches is to design and develop closure latching systems and handle mechanisms for future vehicle programmes. Key Responsibilities & Tasks The key responsibilities and tasks of the role include: - Create and update designs for body mechanisms components and installations on new vehicle programmes using UG NX. (including interior / exterior door handles, latching systems, deploying tow-bar, wash-wipe system, exterior trim / mouldings) - Create and update component drawings to client drafting standards. - Manage Computer Aided Design product structure and coordinate all data import / export to/from suppliers - Produce engineering sections and concept Computer Aided Design models to support design theme and vehicle hard-point development - Work under the direction of Project Engineer and Commodity Leader on day-day basis. - Investigate concerns from component testing, and vehicle builds to establish root cause and design permanent corrective actions. - Support virtual build events and other cross functional reviews to ensure compatibility of components with interfacing systems and design surfaces. - Assist in developing component and system function, quality and attribute targets and ensure that all designs are compatible with these targets. - Participate in Failure Mode Avoidance activities including Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis and physical testing on bucks, rigs and prototype vehicles. Qualifications & Experience The successful applicant will possess the following skills and attributes: Essential: - Experience gained within the design and integration of automotive body mechanisms, exterior trim and/or closure systems. - Experienced in designing components for one or more of the following commodity groups: Handles, Locks & latches, wash-wipe systems, exterior glazing and sealing systems. - Experienced Computer Aided Design user (Siemens NX) - Design of sheet metal brackets, injection moulded trim panels, latch and striker installations and associated cable routings. - Ability to work with minimal supervision within cross-functional teams and with external suppliers to solve complex engineering problems - Ability to work to under pressure to agreed deadlines and cost targets. Desirable: - Engineering degree (or equivalent). - Developing concept package / layouts for closures and/or latching systems - A working knowledge of component manufacturing and tooling requirements (including injection moulding, stamping, casting, fabrication). - Design of mechanisms in Computer Aided Design including basic kinematic / stress analysis - Ability to work with other Body Engineering functions to develop vehicle package concepts and component installations to meet manufacturing, ergonomic, design and function targets - Familiar with design verification testing and Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business. Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.
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