5 days ago

Composite Design Engineer

Wotton-under-Edge Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1537594

Posted on behalf of

McMurtry

A leading automotive manufacturing company that specializes in producing high performance vehicles is currently hiring a Composite Design Engineer. The successful candidate will design and develop high-performance composite components for our cutting-edge automotive projects.

  

The Composite Design Engineer will:

  • Use surfacing and solid modelling approaches to create detailed 3D CAD models.
  • Create detailed engineering drawings and laminate books for component manufacture.
  • Provide technical support and guidance during the manufacturing process to ensure components are produced with precision and adhere to design specifications.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams including aerodynamics, styling, mechanical engineering, and manufacturing to ensure seamless integration of composite components into the vehicle design.
  • Develop innovative and efficient composite structures and components for automotive applications, ensuring they meet safety, performance, and quality standards.
  • Cover all aspects of Composite Design from ‘clean sheet’ concept schemes to detailed component design including inserts, tooling, assemblies and associated trim and bond jigging.

  

The Composite Design Engineer will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in composite design within motorsport.
  • Excellent knowledge of low volume composite and metallic manufacturing processes including prepreg layup, autoclave curing, CNC machining and additive manufacturing.
  • In-depth understanding of composite materials, their properties, and their behaviour under different loading conditions.
  • Proficient in using CAD software (Siemens NX preferred) and, in particular, complex surface modelling, to create detailed 3D models.
  • Excellent knowledge of GD&T, drawing and assembly document creation.

  

  

If you would like to receive more details regarding this exciting role, please apply online! Submit a copy of your up-to-date CV and a member of the EVera team will get back to you shortly!

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