CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

B005

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Body & Structures - Senior/Specialist CAD Engineer - System/Component

BIW & STRUCTURES

JOB DESCRIPTION

Create, deliver & lead complete design proposals according to design brief and project constraints in assigned programs using CATIA v.5/v.6
Produce creative detailed design solutions fulfilling complex technical criteria.
Prepare presentation material for reviews.
Participate in exterior design reviews.
Attend to project and engineering meetings.
Work with and guide computer and digital & clay modelling teams.
Occupant positioning
3D package modelling
Design Sizing Analysis
Sub system load analysis
Joints and interface design
Support DFMEA
Support DVP&R
Crash System Design - Support for the Integration of CAE Inputs
Lead/Support Pressed Aluminium Design and Aluminium Casting Design
Lead/Support Jointing of Aluminium by Welding, Rivetting and Adhesives
Support DFM and DFA
GD&T / RPS Location and Measurement Support
Pedestrian Protection and Legal Requirements
Carbon Fibre Design and Manufacture

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

10 + years experience
B.Sc. or M.Sc. engineer
Or equivalent relevant experience
Engineering council professional registration
Member of professional practice organisation
Personally managed CPD portfolio (ideally)
Serves on local professional committees (ideally)
Software:
- Catia V5/V6
- Teamcentre
- MS Office
Proven track record for the design of aluminium automotive primary structures utilising extrusions sheet and cast/forged materials
Good understanding of materials and processes appropriate to engineering requirements such as strength durability & crashworthiness
Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes associated with aluminium including but not limited to heat treatments coatings, assembly and process tolerances.
Casting and forging design experience and understanding of high and low production rate drivers

IR35 STATUS

SYSTEMS COVERED

BODY STRUCTURES

CLOSURES

GLAZING

INTEGRATION

WELD