Console and Door Trim Feasibility Engineer

Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited
01 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for a Console and Door Trim Feasibility Engineer based in West Midlands

Reference No: J0011538

Job Title: Console and Door Trim Feasibility Engineer

Experience: 5+ CAD experience

Location: West Midlands

Rate: Competitive Rate

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week

The Role:

*Working in studio engineering department, the key task will be to develop early interior trim concepts to ensure interior models have full engineering feasibility to meet project gateway requirements.

*Support all design projects developing interior trim solutions meeting all performance targets within timing requirements.

*Advanced surfacing and modelling requirements using Catia V5.

*Regular phone conferences and communication with China will be required.

*Report directly to Interior Style Feasibility function leader and Style Feasibility senior manager

Key responsibilities

*CAD Design ? must be fully proficient in use of CATIA V5 for engineering model release, including solid modelling, generative shape design, kinematics, product structuring etc.

*Local CAD modelling to prove concept in critical areas

*Generation of comprehensive section book

*Support lead/principle engineers in developing feasible cost-effective solutions

*Support all style feasibility programmes as directed

*Generate early interior trim concepts, including centre consoles, door casings, upper canopy and lower trim environment parts, from styling surfaces, to support detailed development through to production.

*Feasibility analysis from early concepts to engineering hand over to meet interior trim requirements.

*Liaise with the respective departments, including packaging, styling, manufacturing, body structures, electrical, and global trim departments to support interior development.

*Support all timing requirements by working to studio engineering process and schedules.

*Attend cross functional design reviews to support from interior trim.

*Solutions must support system/project targets including quality, cost/mass or performance.

*Support for benchmark of competitive vehicles for trends, support vehicle teardown activities to analyse components and report findings.

*There will be an expectation for knowledge of market and legal trends/requirements.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

*Significant and demonstrable experience of working in a style feasibility environment.

*10 + years of detailed design experience of various interior trim components, including centre consoles, door casings, headliners, carpet, NVH, post finishers etc.

*A good understanding of the manufacturing processes associated with the above-mentioned components.

*5+ CAD experience.

*2+ years Catia V5 experience.

*Experience and understanding of TeamCentre would be highly advantageous

*Good IT and effective communication skills both verbally and via email, PPT etc.

Additional Information

*The job title/ description does not define or limit the work that you are employed to do and you may be required to do any work within your capacity which the Employer from time to time requires including transfers between departments.

*Your Job description may be altered by the Employer from time to time, either through business needs or to comply with Government legislation.

*Any such alteration will be notified to you in writing prior to implementation and an amended document issued.

*You may be required in the performance of duties or training to travel to such place or places in the United Kingdom or abroad, as the Employer reasonably requires.

*Please note, it is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK.

*You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation before applying for any jobs. (Refer: Home Office Website). *The employee or service provider is required to work at least 37 hours per week based on a working week of Monday to Friday.

*Monday to Thursday 08:00am to 16:45pm and Friday 08:00am to 12:00pm.

*Flexibility is required to support phone conferences with China which occasionally start earlier than the times designated.

*Recruitment Consultant Nick Baker

*Tel: ***********

Our clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

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-If you are a permanent employee, this will be paid as a salary bonus

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-Payment is due only after a placed contractor has completed 26 weeks of the contract

-Payment is due only after a placed permanent employee passes the probation and rebate period

-Payment is only due on initial placement ? further placements are excluded

-There is no limit to the number of candidates you may refer

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