Design Engineer, Special Vehicle Projects, luxury OEM

Sherbourne Staffing Associates Ltd
£32 - £34 per hour
12 Mar 2018
01 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, one of the world’s most prestigious luxury OEM’s, is looking to recruit a contract Mechanical Design Engineer for Special Vehicle Projects. This team produces low volume and one off vehicles and race cars for clients and for prestigious events such as the Le Mans 24 hour race.

The purpose of the role is the realisation of component design & package on all areas in order to produce finished detailed CAD designs and drawings.

Responsibilities include:

  • CAD design and modelling of components • Preparation of detailed drawings to company drafting standards • Some preparation of engineering release packs • Work under the direction of project engineer or PMST leader on a day to day basis • Investigation of build issues in prototype and on line to establish root cause and design changes required. • Design of components using NX5. • Use Digibuck to review and present design concepts • The successful candidate will be able take the CAD design from concept to finished CAD model and produce finished drawings for engineering release. Some preparation of basic paperwork for engineering release may also be required.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in an engineering related discipline. • Skilled in automotive component design using I-DEAS or NX5. Knowledge of TCe and CATIA V5 is beneficial. • Knowledge of various areas: metal castings, extrusions, pressings/forming, RTM, SMC & C/F panels. • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times

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