363209 - Lead CAD Engineer

Posted 4 days ago by Apex Recruitment Services
Location Gaydon Job Type Full Time - Contract
Salary Market related Sector Automotive
Reference 4433

Position Description:

Lead CAD engineering within Suspension Architecture taking ownership to in-house, make-to-print engineering design of suspension components including;

  • Sub-frames
  • Suspension links
  • Knuckles
  • Engine brackets
  • Transmission cradles

The role will require working closely with Lead Engineers to design and development robustly engineered components meeting all customer requirements and with strong documented evidence to demonstrate the components are fit for purpose.

This is a real opportunity to own the ground up engineering of future client products, as such a real passion, knowledge and enthusiasm for first principles engineering design is required.

Experience Required:

  • Experienced user of Catia V5 and/or V6 including Teamcenter
  • Detailed engineering design experience in castings / forging / fabrications
  • Ability to produce and release production drawings
  • Proven ability to use CATIA V5 and/or V6 for both solid and surface modelling
  • Knowledge of design for castings (including hollow castings) and forgings including manufacturing requirements
  • Engineering Knowledge to minimise weight whilst maintaining functionality
  • Proven ability to produce detailed drawings
  • Ability to control and release components and drawings through Teamcenter
  • Ability to use CATIA CAE function
  • Ability to use kinematics analysis
  • Knowledge of suspension systems

Qualifications & Skills

  • Engineering Degree (preferably Automotive or Mechanical)
  • IT Skills - Microsoft software skills, excel, power point

Additional Information:

  • Full UK driving license

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