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Salary: Market related

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 03 Jun 2021

Reference: 4923

Role: Tooling Strategy & Design Engineer – Design Risk Assessment

Location: Gaydon - requirement to support other manufacturing sites in the Midlands

Contract type: Ongoing contract

We are looking for an engineer who comes with a wealth of experience across the Automotive Built industry. This is a Tooling Design Engineer with focus on Design Risk Assessment within Manufacturing Engineering. 

ROLE

  • Responsibilities will include the creation, analysis, and delivery of Design Risk Assessments (DRA) for Body in White (BIW), Trim and Final (T&F) Assembly Fixtures, Powertrain, and Battery Assembly Fixtures. 
  • You will be responsible for the Design Risk Assessment from Kick Off to Design Delivery and Successfully physical fixture handover. 
  • You will be required to support the continual development of the Department Lessons Learnt (Continual Improvement) and the continual development of Tooling and Design Standards.
  • You will be required to demonstrate a wide knowledge of delivering Design risk assessments.

SKILLS

  • Creation, analysis, and delivery of Design Risk Assessment (DRA) based on EN, ISO, BS Design Standards
  • Good knowledge of EN, ISO and BS Design standards for T&F and BIW Assembly fixtures
  • BIW, Trim & Final, Powertrain tooling design experience from 3D concept to 3D detailed and 2D Drawings design,
  • Experience in creation of FMEA documentation,
  • To Drive Improvements into our Standards, Processes and Methods of working
  • To Create and Update into our Standards, Processes and Methods of working

PROJECTS

Body In White

  • BIW Assembly Fixtures (Geometry and Non-Geometry)
  • Design Risk Assessment based on EN and BS Design Standard for BIW
  • Pallets
  • Grippers (Geo and Non-Geo)
  • Transfer System End Effectors, Put Downs, Take-Outs

Trim & Final

  • T&F Assembly Jigs and Fixtures (Geometry and Non-Geometry)
  • Design Risk Assessment based on EN and BS Design Standard for T&F
  • Pallets
  • Hand Tools
  • Lift Assistor End Effectors
  • Carrier End Effectors
  • Chassis Engine and Decking area Tooling / Hand Tools / End Effectors
  • Robotic Cells Tooling -  Tooling / Grippers / End Effectors

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Essential

  • Good knowledge and experience in creating Design Risk Assessment (DRA) based on EN, ISO and BS Design Standards
  • Ability to understand safety requirements for BIW, T&F, Powertrain equipment based on EN, ISO and BS Standards
  • FMEA and safety standards knowledge for mechanical, pneumatically, and electrical driven equipment
  • Ability to generate and resolve Design Snags and Issues.  Driving resolutions of issues and feeding back.
  • To comply with and ensure that all data delivered is robust, meets expectations and is properly managed.
  • Ability to assess both internal and external designs with respect to Design safety requirements in line with EN, ISO and BS standards
  • CATIA V5  - 3D design and 2D drafting experience.

Desirable

  • Vendor Tool Design Experience
  • Electrical Controls Engineer (E Plan)
  • Experience of working on automotive Projects.
  • Knowledge of automotive Tooling Standards
  • Static and Dynamic Load Calculation Assessment / FEA Analysis Experience (within Catia environment)
  • Dynamic Load Analysis skills (within Catia environment)
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Tool Standards. Ability to create and update JLR Tool Standards