Graduate Design Engineer / CAD Engineer

Leamington Spa
17 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Bluetown Online
Design, Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Graduate Design Engineer

Location: Leamington Spa

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: Friday 3rd August 2018

The Company designs, develops manufactures and supplies automotive plastic products to a number of large car manufacturers. We have a design centre and 4 manufacturing plants, employing approximately 1500 people.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Engineer to join their team based at Leamington Spa.

The successful candidate will work within their growing Design & Development team to develop and deliver world class automotive plastic products to their customers. This role will include a personal development plan with the potential to progress to a range of more senior/engineering positions within the Company.

Key Responsibilities:

* CAD design and development of automotive components
* Prototype model generation and concept validation
* Generation of virtual simulations (CAE) and results interpretation
* Development and completion of physical design verification testing
* Generation of supporting design and GD&T documentation
* NPI launch support at The Company’s and OEM’s manufacturing sites
* Continuous improvement projects for the Design and NPI departments
* Support of the Engineering and Production departments as required

Person Specification


* Degree in Mechanical or related Industrial/Engineering discipline (BEng/BSc)
* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
* Clean working methods and attention to detail
* Ability to self-manage and work in a collaborative team environment
* Excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Comfortable working in a fast-paced/high pressure environment


* A passion for Automotive Design

Knowledge of Plastics Manufacture, Tool Design and Polymer Engineering

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