cad engineer - exhaust cold end in gaydon

15 October 2018
april payne, randstad cpe
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gaydon, west midlands
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Randstad Engineering are currently looking to source a CAD Engineer to work for a leading car manufacturer based in the West Midlands.

As a CAD Engineer you will be responsible for all 3D & 2D design activity from initial concept to production introduction, for the cold end exhaust sub-team.

You must have extensive design experience and knowledge of best practice, with an ability to drive continuous improvement, design for manufacture and system optimisation (cost, time and function).

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

* Lead design contact for cold-end exhaust (CEE) within product development
* Supporting integration of CEE alongside "Project engineer-CEE" & "Project engineer- exhaust integration"
* Drive CEE design optimisation activities for cost and weight reduction
* Drive CEE design for functionality - striving for optimum sound quality & system functional performance
* Support CEE system full installation, design for manufacturing
* Support CEE system serviceability
* Will manage data transfer to and from the company to external suppliers and 3rdparty organisations - in line with protocol.
* Support project engineer use of CAE design validation tools where possible for system analysis (support role for interrogation & corrective action - not generation)

* Sound level / order simulation
* Backpressure simulation
* Modal analysis
* Stress loading / fatigue simulation

* Support assessment of existing CEE design in production for cross-platform / model commonisation
* Support assessment of existing CEE system & component design for mass/cost down opportunity
* Support cross-platform integration of E&HM mid-life model refresh content / value added option content

Qualifications and Experience

* Extensive exhaust system or similar component design in the OEM sector OR in the T1 / T2 supply sector
* Excellent technical knowledge of exhaust system (or similar) manufacturing processes and requirements
* Technical knowledge of exhaust design optimisation process & cross-system trade offs
* Understanding of legal, attribute & performance detail for full exhaust system design
* Experience of system light weighting & design optimisation as part of continuous improvement
* Very competent use of 3D/2D CAD generation and manipulation using NX.
* In depth knowledge of GD&T process and standards, as suitable to product

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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automotive engineering,engineering