CAS Manager

  • West Midlands
  • On Application
  • Full-Time
Digital Modelling Manager
Job Purpose:

The job holder will work, with the minimum of supervision, on the design & package on all aspects of current and future vehicle platforms and products managing a team of Digital modellers with a variety of skill sets.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
  • Responsibility of ensuring delivery of premium quality CAD solutions to support Design and Engineering intent whilst meeting key programme timing, and budget constraints.
  • Manage, develop and motivate team of Digital modellers to deliver premium quality CAD solutions to support Design and Engineering intent.
  • Plan and prioritise Digital modelling team workload utilising permanent and agency resource.
  • Be able to professionally respond with accurate estimates for resource and time scales to enable efficient programme timing, whilst maintaining best possible output from the Design Studio.
  • Setup and development of CAD delivery standards in order to ensure premium CAD delivery regardless of Surface CAD package used.
  • Support production of physical properties to further develop company standards of excellence in Craftsmanship and Design detail.
  • Ensure the integration of a high degree of feasibility in Design properties prior downstream Engineering, taking a pro-active role suggesting and implementing design ideas using experience and judgement.
  • Support development of key cost and efficiency processes with Design Studio maximising output, minimising cost, but producing the best aesthetics possible.
  •  Support the organisation and management of external supply budget to support premium automotive design solutions.
  • Act a technical expert for Class A production Digital Solutions with Design Studio.
  • Support the entire Design Studio, and external departments of company with feasible CAD solutions to design proposals and actively suggest/implement solutions using experience and judgement.
  • Monitor, justify and implement technical developments within the industry, with particular reference to the evolution of new technologies which could affect design processes.
  • Drive Craftsmanship standards from within Design Studio to further improve quality of Production solutions.
  • Support the identification of alternative and diverse sources of revenue that draw upon the range of disciplines with Design Studio.

The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

Qualification & Experience:
  • CAD literate, and able to use a range of CAD tools to create, evaluate CAD work undertaken.
  • PC literate, able to use, and understand a range of PC software to support the Design process.
  • Able to setup/use range of visualisation tools including projector/power wall facilities to support the presentation of Design team work.

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