CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

B008

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Body & Structures - Junior CAD Engineer - System/Component

BIW & STRUCTURES

JOB DESCRIPTION

Support the delivery of design proposals according to design brief and project constraints in assigned programs using CATIA v.5/v.6
Support creative detailed design solutions fulfilling complex technical criteria.
Support and prepare presentation material for reviews.
Participate in exterior design reviews.
Attend to project and engineering meetings.
Support clay modelling and visualisation teams.
Support:
- 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
Support Pressed Aluminium Design and Aluminium Casting Design
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

2+ years experience
BEng/MEng Automotive
Or equivalent relevant experience
Engineering council professional registration
Software:
- Catia V5/V6
- Teamcentre
- MS Office
Experience in the design of aluminium automotive primary structures utilising extrusions sheet and cast/forged materials
Understanding of materials and processes appropriate to engineering requirements such as strength durability & crashworthiness
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