CAD Engineer - Electrical

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CAD Engineer - Electrical

Would you like to work for one of the World's most iconic brands?

Job Description

We have a great opportunity within a leading automotive OEM. The client's state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. The purpose of the role is to produce CAD designs from a given brief and/or styled surface for electrical commodities, supporting the appropriate commodity engineer.

Your responsibilities:
-Collate package data from the appropriate commodity engineers to ensure all components for all model variants and vehicle options are packaged.
-Generate bracket and moulding designs to robustly locate electrical components. Ensure the correct material selection supports the intended design robustly.
-Be able to generate component drawings that meet engineering and quality targets and that allow suppliers to generate robust quotations.
-Design components with weight and robustness in mind ensuring parts are fit for purpose.
-Attend whole vehicle packaging meetings, representing the electrical department and ensuring the vehicle / programme targets meet the system requirements.
-Lead specific electrical engineering
-Daily liaison with component suppliers and other departmental teams and commodity owners.
-Support component engineers in developing CAD package themes for interior and exterior systems.
-Liaise with the prototype build and raise PWR's (Prototype Work Requests) as appropriate to authorise components to be manufactured to support development vehicles or programme vehicle builds.
-Support prototype builds to ensure that components meet manufacturing requirements and are fit for purpose.

Your requirements:
-Ability to use NX CAD tool.
-Ideally you will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with relevant automotive experience.
-Must have some knowledge of electrical and electronic systems and vehicle environment constraints.
-Ability to support prototype builds.
-Must be proactive and trust their initiative using minimum supervision to produce practical solution.
-Work closely with suppliers to build first off prototypes.
-Must have good report writing skills.
-Good IT skills with the ability to generate metrics through Excel spreadsheet management.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is an award-winning technology and engineering recruitment agency, filling specialist positions across some of the most competitive industries in the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.