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Prototype Designer - J37926

22 Sep 2022
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Job Title: Prototype Designer

Location: Whitley, Coventry - Role is hybrid, mostly remote at the point however on site support at our Midland engineering sites (Gaydon and Whitley) will be essential for build support / issues, design scoping activity and team meetings

Rate:  £26.00 ph via an Umbrella Company (Inside IR35) or £19.70 ph PAYE

Employment Type: Contract (31.3.23)

Hours: Standard 40 Hours Per Week

Reference: J37926

Job Description:

The prototype design engineer is primarily responsible for the design of unique prototype components to support all of the early physical prototype builds for the client.
As a part of a highly skilled team of design engineers, the candidate will be responsible for developing innovative new content to create prototype properties suitable for test and development. The design engineer role also includes roll over protection systems, vehicle camouflage and other equipment to support tests.
This role is closely linked with the additive manufacturing centre and BIW fixture design team and will offer design support to both areas when required. Candidate will work closely with various stakeholders including body CAE and prototype manufacturing teams to ensure designs comply with DFM and that the prototype property delivers the target attributes.
This is an exciting opportunity to experience whole vehicle engineering and provide exposure to the key areas that influence vehicle development.
Desirable Personal Attributes:
  • An individual who is results driven with the ability to deliver operational plans in a highly demanding environment.
  • An individual with the ability to prioritise their work load.
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas.
  • An effective team player who supports team members.
  • Resilient and enthusiastic.
  • An individual able to deliver results under pressure. 
Skills Required:
  • Generate 3D or 2D prototype CAD solutions to support critical build test and development.
  • Deliver body in white or trim and final design in accordance with vehicle attributes managing parts in lifecycle software such as iPLM, Teamcenter and Catia V5/V6.
Experience Required:
  • Proficient IT skills with significant experience of using virtual engineering tools.
  • Proficient user of Catia V5 and have experience in lifecycle management evidence of creating design concept proposals.
  • Ability to analyse and present data lead engineers and seniors.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience Preferred:
  • Catia V6 and iPLM technical knowledge of vehicle systems, bill of process and prototype vehicle assembly.
  • Knowledge and understanding of automotive components or systems and sub-systems across entire vehicle design experience in low volume tooling.
  • Previous experience of working within a prototype build environment would be beneficial but not essential.
Additional Information:

    This role is INSIDE IR35

    Do not miss out on your chance of interview – APPLY NOW!

    Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

    Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
    We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 

    No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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