CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE
Body & Structures - Junior CAD Engineer - System/Component
BIW & STRUCTURES
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.
- Occupant positioning
- 3D package modelling
- Design Sizing Analysis
- Sub system load analysis
- Joints and interface design
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
2+ years experience
Or equivalent relevant experience
Engineering council professional registration
- Catia V5/V6
- 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