Component Design Engineer

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From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
31 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client, an international Tier 1 Automotive organisation is actively seeking an experienced Component Design Engineer to join their established team based in the Coventry area.

The role will be to develop and design bespoke tooled components in support of wire harness distribution systems for a number of customer carlines complying with our client and customer requirements.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • To package and develop a range of different components using Catia V5 including Metal Brackets, Plastic Shields, EDS Eyelets, Terminal Covers, Fuse Boxes and Battery Clamps.
  • Extract concept model and surround data from Team Centre.
  • Develop a detailed information pack to include the relevant standards.
  • Discuss concept and review supplier data.
  • Feed supplier data back in to the Team Centre and review package, providing feedback on design to the supplier.
  • Creating and delivering presentations to the customer.
  • Create released drawings if required.
  • Support vehicle builds to understand fitting problems and design issues.
  • Develop processes to reduce component development times and support Right First Time designs.
  • Qualifications and Experience:

  • You will ideally have a degree in Mechanical Engineering with knowledge of mechanical, electrical and automotive engineering disciplines.
  • Catia V5 and TCE user knowledge.
  • Plastic and metal component production process knowledge.
  • Tooling knowledge.
  • Test and evaluation methods.
  • Cost control and commercial awareness.
  • Programme management and cultural awareness.
  • Quality management systems and techniques.
  • Additional language skills would be an advantage.
  • You must be willing to travel on both a national and international basis at short notice and be in possession of a valid passport and full driving licence.

    A competitive salary and benefits package is available to the successful candidate including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, life assurance, private healthcare scheme, employee discount scheme and ongoing training / personal development.

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