Lead Engineer with CAD – Derby, Derbyshire

Lead Engineer with CAD

Envisage Recruitment

Derby, Derbyshire


Envisage is currently working with a leading manufacturer in the automotive industry, as they are looking to add a Lead Engineer (CAD) to their expanding team.

As a key member of the Engineering team, you will lead design, development, testing and introduction of new components or commodities.


What we are looking for


Proficient in Catia V5 / V6 3D and

Proficient IT skills with significant experience of using virtual engineering tools

Previous experience of managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment

Previous experience delivering automotive

A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes

Previous programme delivery experience, with influencing and engagement skills

Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred


Experience of concept generation and cross functionality problem resolution

Knowledge and understanding of specific car components, or systems and sub-systems

Working knowledge of project management skills

Experience of delivering and developing technical products


Main Responsibilities

Deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time.

Manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones

Manage component and vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support rectification of issues

Ensure all appropriate standards are met through-out design maturation

Ensure all programme design solutions meet:

Programme targets for cost and weight

Legal regulations and Requirements Management & Design Verification documentation

Keep all documentation up to date including:

Meeting minutes

Foundation and Programme Design analysis documents

Quality history and bill of design

Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


What’s on offer

Working for a leading brand within the automotive industry

Fast growing company with strong progression opportunities

Great work environment and a group working culture

Strong industry competitive package

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