catia engineer - automotive in abergavenny

posted
04 September 2018
contact
cosma casting, randstad inhouse services
job type
permanent
salary
Competitive
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posted
location
abergavenny, wales
specialism
manufacturing
sub specialism
Research and Development
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
Competitive
reference number
NAS
contact
cosma casting, randstad inhouse services
phone
03330 160 303
apply now

job description


General purpose of role: Design interior assemblies with a focus on the interior and develop them into series production in cooperation with our customers and internal departments.


Main Tasks of Job

Objective A: Trim parts for car interiors



* Development responsibility of the trim assembly.
* When compiling the required documents and drawings, the applicable standards, legal regulations and customer requirements according to the state of the art technologies must be taken into account.
* Depending on the degree of maturity and the release status, the documents produced must be distributed according to the drawing- initial issue / component assessment guideline.

Objective B: Project Management



* Module responsibility with regular customer contact, planning and management tasks
- Implementation of the technical correspondence.
- Define tasks, identify problems, analyse and solve problems- develop proposals; internal/external clarification of the realisation possibilities with support of practical implementation in the series.
- Coordinate /agree on the activities of the assembly teams with specialist departments, project managers and customers.
* Support for the team members in technical and CATIA-specific questions
* Professional control of the work results of the assembly teams with regards to meeting the deadlines, costs and quality goals.
* Responsible in the project team as assembly responsible for construction
* Development of concepts according to the specifications or co-designing the specifications sheet.
* Inducing technical decisions in the context of development work
* Assigning and supervising CAD design orders to external service providers in
* Create, control and release of design documents for submission and approval by the customer.
* Check and approval of data and drawings of the responsible assemblies
* Concept studies/specifications sheets/ specifications
* Drafts
* 3D models for prototype, pre-series and series production
* ZB and item drawings n. plant or customer standards
* Active participation in change management as well as in FMEA's
* Creation and maintenance of correct data models and self-responsible

Objective C: Acquisition Phase



* Representing product development in acquisition kick-offs, defining product concepts (type of carrier, surface finish), submitting cost estimates for component design taking into account project hours, cost of sample parts as a basis for quotation costing, ensuring design analysis and performance appraisal with consideration for the technical data such as size, fasteners, layer structure of the components.

Targets and outcomes expected:



* All project milestones associated with product development achieved on time
* Key point of contact for all customer development teams
* Concise road map of latest market trends in line with business strategy
* Effective management of finish database
* Zero Lost Time accidents
* Quality (PPM, RFT> 99% and zero Customer Returns) through the design of robust process and product design
* Attendance (holiday management and absence management) <3%)
* Employee engagement and satisfaction
* Material to production OTIF


Background knowledge required:



* Understanding of automotive markets, key players and competitors
* Good commercial awareness
* Literate in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Project
* Professional approach and attitude
* Understanding of NPI systems and procedures
* Open to take on new challenges
* Sound knowledge of metal forming processes and plastics technology
* Sound knowledge of assembly processes


Measures of positive performance:



* Milestones achieved in line with project requirements
* Smooth introduction of product and process into manufacturing
* Concise and timely documented project plans
* Zero Lost Time accidents
* No customer complaints, returns or concerns
* Positive customer communication
* Highly skilled workforce measured using training matrix
* Employees aligned with Company Mission, Vision and Values
* Sustained continuous improvement measured through series of KPIs
* Effective appraisal and succession planning system

Role specific skills needed:



* Engineering degree (Bachelor, Master or equivalent) in relevant discipline
* Project Management Experience
* Customer focused / orientated with experience dealing with customers and suppliers
* Several years' experience in CATIA application
* Self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and innovative
* Effective and professional verbal and written skills
* Good communication skills.
* Pro-active team player
* Working knowledge of the automotive industry
* Excellent administration and interpersonal skills

skills

Basic computer skills

qualification

English, Maths

educational requirements

High School