Senior Catia V5 CAD Engineer - Body in White

Contechs Consulting Limited
£29.09 per hour Ltd Co.
11 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
*****Senior Catia V5 CAD Engineer - Body in White*****

I am looking for candidates who posses the following skills:

- Catia V5 Experience
- CAD Experience
- BIW Experience
- Proven Project management capability

If this sounds like you.... I want to hear from you !!!!!

*****Senior Catia V5 CAD Engineer - Body in White*****

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a leading UK Based Automotive OEM who are searching for a Senior Catia V5 CAD Engineer - Body in Whiteto join their team on a long term rolling contract basis

You will be based within the body engineering team working onsite the production plant

*****Senior Catia V5 CAD Engineer - Body in White*****

Base 40 hours per week with a 3.30 pm finish on all Fridays

£29.09 per hour Limited company / umbrella

*****Senior Catia V5 CAD Engineer - Body in White*****

Division: Body Engineering

Location: Gaydon

Position Description:

- Senior Catia V5 CAD Engineer (BIW) for Body Structures
- Creation of Concept CAD geometry from initial sections and surface data.
- Integration of CAD concepts into standard AVA (parametric) model templates
- Provide CAD support, leading and progressing the design in line with the programme timescales and deliverable cadence
- Ensure data is up to date and reflects the required levels of maturity at any given point in time, ensuring efficient delivery and update of all AIMS issues assigned to them.
- Liaise with other areas within Body Engineering, other affected functional areas, suppliers and programme teams, to ensure system compatibility issues are resolved in a timely manner.
- Catia V5 Minimum 8 years BIW Engineering knowledge of Body Structures/BiW design, function, performance, production & manufacturing requirements.

Skills Required: 3 KEY SKILLS

- Experience in collaborating with design, engineering, production & manufacturing
- Proven Project management capability demonstrated by recent delivery on time & budget
- Excellent communications skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels

Skills Preferred: Other Key skills:

- Proven project time line management
- Able to lead a small team of CAD engineers if required
- Successful history as a BIW CAD Designer/Engineer in the automotive sector (minimum 8+ years BIW experience)
- Degree or suitable HNC/D with experience.
- AVA knowledge or potential for AVA (parametric modelling)
- Any person supplied should have a valid UK driving licence and meet the medical requirements of facilities
- Working knowledge of project delivery processes PCDS / PPAP
- Working knowledge of change management processes AIMS, WERS, PACN

Experience Required:

- A strong capability to interrogate & manage data and a methodical, constructive approach to problem solving is essential
- Strong presentation skills, ability to lead team will be necessary including the ability to communicate with conviction at a senior level

Experience Preferred:

- Awareness of Automotive compliance requirements and a working understanding of vehicle build coding process is very desirable.
- Previous experience in Body Engineering / Exterior System environment would be beneficial but not essential.
- Candidate must have experience of project management, ideally encompassing work with suppliers or other external organisations.
- A good understanding of the Foundation and Design FMEA process, Design Verification, WERS & Alerts, plus AIMS processes are required in conjunction with experience of Forward Model Quality strategies.
- Understanding of Market derivatives & macro business desirable.
- Knowledge of CATIA, TCe and Digibuck, to be able to view and interrogate geometry will be a considered an advantage