CAD Engineer (Seating)

Location Coventry
Discipline: CAD Engineering
Job type: Contract
Salary: £OPEN RATE (INSIDE IR35)
Contact name: Keeley Atkinson

Contact email: katkinson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: CE-KA
Published: 5 months ago
Duration: 12 months (rolling)
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

  • To engineer solutions for all aspects of Automotive Seating Systems.

SCOPE OF THE POSITION:

  • To design automotive seating system components to ensure compliance to customer and industry standards.

  • Candidate should be capable and willing to create physical mockups from digital data.

  • Candidate will be required to support with project engineering tasks as requested.  

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and package of Seating systems and associated components in compliance to customer, legal and industry standards.

  • Ensure designs are suitable for supplier and plant manufacture / assembly.

  • Preparing of engineering change proposals with associated studies.

  • Participating in customer and supplier design meetings.

  • 100% accuracy of CAD to 2D and 3D.

  • 100% Support of the Lear PLM Releasing System.

  • Provide Component / Assembly Engineering Drawings in line with Customer and industry standards.

  • Review, sign-off and support the release of Directed Source and Supplier released Drawings within the Lear PLM System.

  • Support, co-ordinate and audit, Low-Cost Country off shoring as required.

  • Fulfil customer engineering project time lines for release of design systems

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Technical Skills:

  • Preferred:

  • PLM experience

  • TCe trained

  • Understanding of automotive component costs.

  • Structures design experience.

  • Plastics design experience.

  • Foam design experience.

  • ICEM Surfacing.

  • Alias Surfacing.

  • Seat Engineering background and experience

  • Alternative CAD system knowledge

Required:

  • Seat Engineering background and experience

  • Significant experience of Catia V5 / NX automotive design and release.

  • Knowledge of reading, interpreting and definition of technical drawings to ensure robust definition of component parts and assemblies.

  • Knowledge of how to read and use engineering specifications. ​

Qualifications

Preferred:

  • Degree / HNC/D or equivalent in engineering design.

  Required:

  • Relevant CAD System qualifications including:

  • Modeling

  • Surfacing

  • Detailing

HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Methodical approach and attention to detail.

  • Effective communicator demonstrating highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Self motivated - a self starter.

  • Demonstrate problem solving ability.

  • Flexibility

  • Ability to work under pressure.