CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE
Body & Structures - Senior/Specialist CAD Engineer - System/Component
BIW & STRUCTURES
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.
3D package modelling
Design Sizing Analysis
Sub system load analysis
Joints and interface design
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
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)
- Catia V5/V6
- 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