CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE
Body Exteriors - Package CAD Engineer
Support the development and layout of the vehicle concepts/package through all stages of vehicle development.
Generating and issuing of technical input to the design team
Ensuring vehicle concept/package complies with the appropriate homologation requirements
Ensuring that packaging guidelines are implemented and adhered to.
Developing and proposing concepts/solutions to design and package issues
Maintenance of applicable layout areas within the packaging data structure.
Support the highlighting and communicating conflicts between components to vehicle package engineer and component area representative
Producing reports to highlight concept/packaging issues and progress
Use Catia V5/V6 to develop suitable hard point package and generation of critical package sections
Use Catia V5/V6 for the detection of component clashes
Use Catia V5/V6 to Develop suitable concept packages for all areas of the vehicle
Liaise with component engineering and suppliers to reach solutions to design problems
Prioritising and managing person workload to ensure packaging objectives and timing is met
5+ years experience
Or equivalent relevant experience
Engineering council professional registration
- Vis Mock-up
- Catia V5/V6
- MS Office
Proven track record for the packaging of exterior body systems
Good understanding of materials and processes appropriate to engineering requirements such as strength durability & crashworthiness
Good 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