Project Engineer - Concept CAD

Premea Limited
£40000 per annum
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

Job Purpose
The purpose of this role is the definition of the platform and vehicle concept.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
- Work with the Package team to record dimensional targets and status on Package tracking document
- Work with the Concept and Design teams to maintain Primary hardpoint layouts and release as CAD data in line with platform / programme check point dates.
- Create Layout in both 2D and 3D CAD.
- Analysis of Design surface against Package targets and Hardpoints.
- Work with the Programme, PD and Package teams, to help support the Platform PMXU assumptions.
- Work with the Programme, Innovation and Package teams, supporting the layout and development of unique systems and new technologies.
- Coordinate ECM (engineering concept matrix) population with the Core system owners and attribute areas to support product definition.
- Carry out benchmarking activities to assist the concept team define relevant attribute targets
- Support concept meetings to guide vehicle architecture in line with target attributes and product definition.
- Support creation of UN Macro Issues list highlighting and resolving blockers to design progression.
- Support planning, creation and update of physical bucks with target/hardpoint data.
- Support Concept Manager and Vehicle Engineering team to ensure the vehicle design assumptions balance with the attributes.
- Support Vehicle Engineering team with the CAD layout for Prototype vehicles (M1/X1).
- The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company`s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

Qualifications & Experience
- Educated to Degree level or higher in an engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience.
- Experience in platform layout, including mechanical layout and occupant package.
- Knowledge of legal requirements.
- Worked in a cross functional role in Automotive.
- Working knowledge of vehicle attributes.
- Ability to use Vis Mock-up to an advanced level, NX and Team Centre. MS Tools: Project, Excel, PowerPoint and word.
- Understanding of modern vehicle systems such as: Engines, Driveline, Electric/Hybrid Vehicles, Suspension, Body Structures.
- Knowledge of benchmarking and target setting.
- Must be a clear communicator, with good organisation skills. Must be able to negotiate and arbitrate between PMT`s and PAT`s to achieve the best geometric solutions for the product.
- Driving Licence - may be required to support benchmarking activities, so will need to attain client level 3 permit.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.
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