CAD Design BIW - Sports Cars

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
West Midlands
£45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£45000 per annum
Premea Limited
Job Ref:

Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

Job Purpose
The role exists to lead the Design and Development of A-Class panels & bridging structures (less closures) for various programmes. The primary role is to lead and be responsible for the full design specification and compatibility to all system attributes and performance targets. This will involve interaction and co-ordination of both supplier and internal departments to deliver the system within the quality, cost and timing constraints identified within the programme

Key Responsibilities and Tasks
• Create and manage releases for owned systems
• Lead commodity strategy activities for owned system after provisional system selection achieved
• Create and manage Final Engineer Sign Off documents for the system
• Co-ordinate and lead programme specific failure mode prevention activities (e.g. Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Quality History Review, and Lessons Learnt Feedback).
• Manage virtual series through complete process (e.g. Grey to White)
• Manage physical build concerns from after point of containment to resolution (e.g. yellow to white)
• Lead cross functional design reviews for your system on a programme
• Lead assembly reviews with manufacturing Engineering to ensure build compatibility
• Provide surface compatibility feedback for owned systems to concept team
• Lead complex and chronic route cause analysis activities relating to owned systems.
• Work with suppliers to achieve manufacturing feasibility for owned systems
• Lead design of system to achieve functional performance targets including mass
• Create high quality cost packs for system to ensure Piece Cost Estimation, purchasing and supplier have clear understanding of what to quote / estimate.
• Working with development team lead design of bucks / rigs to support Failure Mode Avoidance activities
• Create and manage interface matrix for owned systems to ensure cross functional interactions are confirmed in a timely manner.
• Create and manage application specific location strategy for owned systems.
• Provide coaching and assistance to Engineers within the Body In White team.

Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum Degree level in Engineering or equivalent relevant experience.
• Extensive experience gained within automotive industry (or similar), preferably with a broad range of experience, particularly within Body In White design and delivery.
• Experience in Body In White is essential, including a knowledge of relevant legislation & manufacturing techniques (e.g. Sheet Metal Compound & Metal Pressings).
• Experience of working in high pressure pre-production and launch situations
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
• Knowledge and experience of Failure Mode Avoidance technique
• Knowledge of NX an advantage
• Good ability to clearly present information to all levels in the organisation.
• The ideal candidate will be a focused, highly motivated, results orientated individual who works well under pressure and can work to a given deadline.
• The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic and passionate about the client products.
• Must be able to work well in a group but can also lead a team.
• Driving licence, Medical clearance to drive company vehicles.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.

Contact Details:
Premea Limited
Tel: +44(0)1926 298890
Fax: +44(0)1926 298908
Contact: Chris Wright

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