CAD Engineer - Brakes

Ref No. EMP404463
Salary £22 - £24.50/hour
Location Leamington Spa, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months+)
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

We have an urgent requirement for a CAD Engineer with Catia v5 experience to work for a major Automotive client in the West Midlands.

Important

Catia v5 experience

The Job

Position Title: CAD Engineer

Duration: 20 Weeks

Division: Chassis Engineering

Position Description:

The Brake Pipes team are responsible for the detailed design of Brake Pipes and other miscellaneous components for all programmes. A high level CAD Engineer is required to produce detailed CAD models for these components. This involves complex routing installations requiring the CAD Engineer to model in both solids and surfaces. Working to the high CAD standards to ensure robust package routings and models will be key as is including all details to ensure the components can be manufactured. This role also includes release of components so an ability to produce detailed drawings through Teamcenter will be required. Additional, good communication skills and assertiveness are required to successfully participate in multi-functional vehicle package reviews.

Key Responsibilities:

The candidate will contribute towards the design and delivery of all aspects of the Actuation and Modulation brake components on the allocated vehicle programme or platform. The candidate will work with the Lead Engineers to deliver the technical and gateway deliverables on a brakes programmes. To be part of the multi-functional team who will deliver:

  • Lead packaging resolution
  • Support supplier sourcing with designs, CAD and Engineering Statement of Work
  • Coordinate design activities with suppliers
  • Issue management & resolution
  • Engineering design release
  • Lead part design communisation
  • Brake system launch into volume production

Skills Required:

  • Catia V5 & V6 for solids and surface modelling & ability to use kinematics analysis (package checks) Teamcenter
  • Knowledge of the system and component requirements of an automotive braking system
  • Ability to communicate confidently and accurately in meetings and by means of presentations & written documents using MS Office applications and other proprietary IT tools.

Experience Required:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment where success is measured by successful delivery to target which can only be achieved by effectively managing resources and communications in a collaborative and supportive way.
  • CAD Model creation CAD model manipulation
  • Use of CAD / CAE tools Knowledge of automotive brake system design

Experience Preferred:

  • Ability to use CATIA CAE function Ability to use kinematics analysis (package checks)
  • Ability to control and release components and drawings through Teamcenter
  • Degree in a Mechanical Engineering discipline

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

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