CAD Architect

Cwmbran Permanent £50,000 - £60,000 per year
  • A global leader in Aerospace manufacturing, experiencing significant growth
  • An organisation that promotes development and internal mobility

About Our Client

The hiring company is a well-established entity in the Aerospace manufacturing industry, with a significant footprint in the UK. With over 1000 employees, the company is recognised for its commitment to innovation, quality and sustainable manufacturing practices.

Job Description

  • To aid in the development of new product designs and to structure the product in Smarteam
  • To manage the product maturity and development in Smarteam
  • To lead the design effort for packages of work or small programmes and to develop and manage packages of work within the team
  • To maintain the engineering quality and integrity of the work produced within their work package
  • Responsible for the design and detail modelling of a variety of suite components in order to meet the Product Line requirements
  • Cost and weight targets must be monitored, managed and met
  • Senior CAD Architects will be expected to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers and to manage data transfer
  • Organise and participate in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the Product Line development process. Ensure that all necessary follow up actions are taken.
  • The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element and to provide assistance to other team members
  • Ensure the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole
  • Follow and contribute to the development of the Best Practice guidelines as laid out in BMS documentation
  • To check engineering packages
  • Generate and/or revise specifications

The Successful Applicant

  • Ideally a minimum of a degree in a Mechanical Engineering field. Alternatively, a HNC/HND or an equivalent qualification in a Mechanical Engineering field, with a demonstrated knowledge / experience in managing design teams responsible for developing design concepts into a fully developed engineered product.
  • An understanding of Boeing and Airbus specifications for equipment installation and certification
  • Experienced user of CATIA V5
  • Strong knowledge of design for manufacture processes
  • Knowledge of Smarteam

What's on Offer

  • An estimated annual salary range of £50,000 - £60,000 pa (GBP)
  • Corporate discounts
  • Life assurance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A supportive and collaborative company culture

Chris Clarke
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8693

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Engineering Design and R&D
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Chris Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8693
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