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Cad Engineer

Salary: £50,000

Location: Gaydon

Job type: Permanent

Category: Gaydon

A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles. What to expect * Lead CAD geometric development and optimisation of new platform ‘Primary Structure' concepts: your vision and engineering designs will become future platform strategy * Represent Structural Integration department in various cross-functional engineering forums: a high exposure, highly influential and rewarding role Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities * To lead and influence the design of new platform vehicle structure concepts, and demonstrate entitlement to meet all relevant structural performance targets and standards * Integration of CAD concepts into JLR standard AVA (parametric) model templates * Build, maintain and manage relationships with delivery Technical Areas and senior stakeholders * Be cognisant of automotive structures relevant to emerging technologies * To assist in the training and development of departmental graduates and apprentices as required * Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested What you'll need Knowledge, Skills and Experience * Essential * Significant (multiple) complete vehicle lifecycle experience - ideally concept through production * Significant vehicle structure design in a cross-function role * Significant experience and exposure to vehicle structural requirements: safety, NVH, durability loadcases * Understanding of mechanical engineering first principals, including appropriate material, process and joining selections * Significant experience in CATIA toolset including AVA methodology * Proven ability to manage stakeholders and communicate at working level forums. * A drive for process improvement, especially with respect to increasing efficiency & robustness * Experience of concept generation and cross functionality problem resolution * Strong time management skills with self-guided prioritisation * Strong IT skills with significant experience of using virtual engineering tools * Technical and practical knowledge of Body-Chassis Engineering commodities * Previous programme delivery experience, with strong influencing and engagement skills * Desirable: * Experience of solving complex technical issues using Six Sigma and/or Global 8D methodologies * Engineering Degree in a Mechanical Engineering or related discipline preferred Personal Profile * Essential * An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style * An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable. * An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, demanding environment. * An individual with the ability to combine pragmatic working with fundamental process robustness and adherence. * An individual who is energetic and enthusiastic responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs * An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way * An effective team player, actively leads, develops and supports team members

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