Project Engineer - Concept CAD

Millbank Holdings Ltd
West Midlands
£40,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The purpose of this role is the definition of the platform and vehicle concept.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Work with the Package team to record dimensional targets and status on “Package tracking document”
  • Work with the Concept and Design teams to maintain Primary hardpoint layouts and release as CAD data in line with platform / programme check point dates.
  • Create Layout in both 2D and 3D CAD.
  • Analysis of Design surface against Package targets and Hardpoints.
  • Work with the Programme, PD and Package teams, to help support the Platform PMXU assumptions.
  • Work with the Programme, Innovation and Package teams, supporting the layout and development of unique systems and new technologies.
  • Coordinate ECM (engineering concept matrix) population with the Core system owners and attribute areas to support product definition.
  • Carry out benchmarking activities to assist the concept team define relevant attribute targets
  • Support concept meetings to guide vehicle architecture in line with target attributes and product definition.
  • Support creation of UN Macro Issues list highlighting and resolving blockers to design progression.
  • Support planning, creation and update of physical bucks with target/hardpoint data.
  • Support Concept Manager and Vehicle Engineering team to ensure the vehicle design assumptions balance with the attributes.
  • Support Vehicle Engineering team with the CAD layout for Prototype vehicles (M1/X1).
  • The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Educated to Degree level or higher in an engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Experience in platform layout, including mechanical layout and occupant package.
  • Knowledge of legal requirements.
  • Worked in a cross functional role in Automotive.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle attributes.
  • Ability to use Vis Mock-up to an advanced level, NX and Team Centre. MS Tools: Project, Excel, PowerPoint and word.
  • Understanding of modern vehicle systems such as: Engines, Driveline, Electric/Hybrid Vehicles, Suspension, Body Structures.
  • Knowledge of benchmarking and target setting.
  • Must be a clear communicator, with good organisation skills. Must be able to negotiate and arbitrate between PMT's and PAT's to achieve the best geometric solutions for the product.
  • Driving Licence - may be required to support benchmarking activities, so will need to attain AML level 3 permit.

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