Lead Engineer with CAD

  • Derby
  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • Permanent

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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