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Salary: £24.50 - 24.50 per hour

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 28 Apr 2022

Reference: 5448

Graduate / Junior Mechanical Engineer required to join a leading Automotive OEM based in Gaydon on an initial contracting period paying £24.50 per hour.

Our client is a world leading, automotive manufacturer of prestige and high valued motor vehicles. With an ever-evolving heritage, truly exciting future and two of the world’s most iconic brands, our client is revered across the globe continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, setting the standards others want to follow.

They are currently seeking to recruit a Graduate / Junior Mechanical Engineer to join their team based in Gaydon. This role is offered on an initial contracting basis with permanent opportunities available to the right candidate.

As a Graduate / Junior Mechanical Engineer you will use your technical knowledge and ability to design for manufacture suspension components, ideally cast, forged and pressed components alongside some plastic moulding. With a key focus on Automotive Engineering product creation and delivery the successful candidate will have strong knowledge of change control, product definition and change management processes.

The ideal Graduate / Junior Mechanical Engineer will be degree educated in a relevant Mechanical based engineering discipline (or equivalent) with practical understanding within engineering or programme departments. Experience using PLM and CAD software is essential (ideally Dassult 3D), as well as Enovia / Catia V6 2021. Graduate / Junior Engineers with knowledge of Mechanical Engineering within a Suspension discipline are encouraged to apply.

In return, the successful Graduate / Junior Mechanical Engineer will have the opportunity to join a world leading automotive manufacturer within prestige motor vehicles, initially on a contracting basis to learn and develop their skills further. Candidates who show a strong skillset and customer first mindset could benefit from a Permanent opportunity following a successful contracting period.

The ideal Graduate / Junior Mechanical Engineer:

  • Hold a Mechanical-based Engineering degree educated (or equivalent)
  • Has knowledge of product creation and delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
  • Experience of managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment
  • Previous experience within engineering or programme planning departments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills
  • Working experience with PLM and CAD software, preferably the Dassult 3D
  • Experience in Enovia / Catia V6 2021 platforms
  • Customer first mindset
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • An effective and supportive team player
  • Resilient and enthusiastic

Working hours: 40 hours per week

This role is currently offered as a Hybrid working position with 3 days in Gaydon and 2 days worked remotely. The successful Graduate / Junior Mechanical Engineer will be required to work on-site full-time during the training period.

Key Skills: Graduate / Junior Mechanical Engineer / Suspension / Automotive Product Creation / Component Design / Design for Manufacture.

For more information surrounding this position, please apply with a copy of your CV and a member of the Apex Team will contact you should you be successfully shortlisted. All applications are treated in the strictest of confidence.