CAD Engineer (Component & DVP)

up to GBP40K p/a + Benefits
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client, a global major Tier 1 Automotive company specialising in the supply of high technology electronic modules, instrumentation and wiring harness systems, seek an experienced CAD Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis as a resident to be based in Basildon, Essex. Offering superb long term career prospects, this role is offering a competitive (albeit negotiable) basic salary, and full benefits package. This role is to be recruited with immediate effect.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the main responsibilities of this role will see you supporting the routing and packaging of wiring harnesses and components.

Additional responsibilities will include:

- Carrying out packaging investigations and ensuring the development of solutions
- Support the EDS Components team with 3D CAD designs for EDS components, such as metal brackets, plastic brackets, plastic channels, grommets, eyelet terminals etc.
- Liaise with Tier 2 suppliers to ensure component 3D CAD data is updated and aligned with the latest designs
- Liaise with suppliers for connectors, fuse boxes, retainers, for all 3D related issues
- Ensure compatibility with EDS component, CAD, the harness and vehicle environment
- Support component design reviews
- Design and 3D drafting in Catia V5 using the Harness Tool
- Conduct CAE simulations to support component design, development and sign off
- Ensure the designs adhere to internal / external specifications and requirements
- Adhere to internal specifications and requirements while developing designs i.e. DFM, Cost and Procedures.
- Timely implementation of design changes during program development, prototype and production build phases
- Review designs with customer manufacturing team to ensure feasibility for instillation into vehicle

DVP CAD Support:

- Provide CAD support to DVP team for virtual routing assessments, using digital buck, - Teamcentre and 3D measurement tools
- Provide CAD support to DVP team for ergonomic assessment reviews with the customer (ECAR)
- Position Requirement
- Professional experience
- Solid experience in design and development of vehicle wiring harnesses/automotive products

Qualifications & Experience:

- Should ideally be educated to Degree level in Electrical, Mechanical or Automotive Engineering, or possess equivalent relevant experience
- Must have previous experience
- Must be proficient in the use of Catia V5 and Teamcenter
- Experience using Fords E2Ks DPA tool is desirable
- Should ideally have experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

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