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Composite Design Engineer

Composite Design Engineer

Job Title: Composite Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Surrey
Salary: £35 - £40p/h
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SD5198
Contact Name: Simon Davey
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 11, 2020 15:46

Job Description

Composite Design Engineer
Contract (Outside IR35)
6 Months 
£ Neg

Reporting to the Chief Engineer – Vehicle Engineering, your primary focus of the work is to model in Catia V5, any components and assemblies including their sub-assemblies across any functional area and provide innovative technical solutions to meet project
needs. To carry out work from composites design through to full manufacturing definition,. Additionally, engineers could be asked to deliver concept work and define primary and secondary structural components as well as liaise with suppliers. Design manufacturing Support during prototype phase will be a requirement. Engineers may be allocated to a single project or multiples at any given time.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
- Minimums of 2 years’ experience in motorsport, aerospace or similar working on composite and metallic components and assemblies.
- Fully conversant with Catia v5
- Fully conversant with Catia CPE , CPM modules for composites design
- In depth knowledge of composite materials and processing.
- Able to fully define composite laminate via Catia and ply book definition
- Good knowledge and background in composites manufacture, including patterns and tooling.
- Experience of jigging and bonded assemblies desirable
- Fully conversant with drawing standards and practices.
- Good understanding of load paths, structures and knowledge of FEA of composites desirable.
- Multi skilled and ability to design metallic parts required.
- Understanding of manufacturing decision routes, limitations of machining and forming processes desirable
- Dynamic and highly motivated individual open to expanding knowledge working in unfamiliar engineering disciplines.
- Good knowledge of designing metallic co
- Working use of FT&A
- Self-motivated and driven to expand knowledge, materials and working practices to the latest cutting edge technologies.

- To perform any other duties that may well be reasonably expected within the remit of the role
- To ensure compliance with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policy requirements within areas of responsibility