Alias Modeller

  • Midlands
  • On application
  • Permanent
PURPOSE:

The job holder will work, with the minimum of supervision to either, be an expert 3D digital class A exterior and interior modeller specialising in highlighting for 3D evaluation/RPT/milling and production applications, or be an Alias modeller and an expert in the use of Grasshopper or Dynamo. Willing to transfer those skills to help others develop the design studio’s capability in this area. The ideal candidate will be a team player, highly motivated, results orientated, multi-tasking individual who works well under pressure.

Job Role:
  • Supporting the Studio Design Team to enable the delivery of both digital and physical design properties.
  • Work directly with designers, clay modelling and studio engineering teams to develop 3D Digital model data.
  • Develop advanced algorithms to support the surfacing team with CAD models and templates for most commonly used scenarios
  • Prepare renderings, technical drawings & CAD models of design proposals in support of the Design Release Process.
  • Generate High Integrity data as/where necessary – to defined ‘A’ class standard – i.e. suitable for transfer into other PLM systems (principally TCe/NX).
  • Generate data models suitable for milling/RPT applications (e.g. closed volume STL files).
  • Contribute effectively to team technical discussions to ensure that the component engineers understand proposed design changes.
  • Supporting the Designers with the generation of 3D models from 2D proposals/verbal directions.
  • Provide technical information and support to senior management for design reviews.
  • Carry out special projects, as directed by management.
  • Plan and prioritise own workload.
  • Proactive approach to work and group interaction.
  • A knowledge or practical use of Generative design would be advantageous.
Knowledge:
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent engineering related discipline, with 5 years minimum relevant automotive  experience.
  • Autodesk Alias Surface proficiency with OEM studio experience, ideally for around 5 year period, and Grasshopper or Dynamo experience.
  • 2D Presentation/Animation ability in addition to Class A surfacing expertise.
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing tooling requirements.
  • Working knowledge of PhotoShop / photo editing software.
  • RPT/Milling plus Clay Model support understanding
  • Proficient with V-Red Design

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    • Midlands
    • On application
    • Permanent
    Job Purpose:

    The job holder will work, with minimum 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 alterative 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:
    • Must be fully CAD literate, and able to use a range of CAD tools to create, evaluate CAD work undertaken.
    • Must be PC literate, able to use, and understand a range of PC software to support the Design process.
    • Must be 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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      • More information on application
      • On application
      • Full-Time

      Attention CMF Designers… new opportunities available, contact Rachel for more details

      • Lead CMF Designer
      • Senior CMF Designer
      • CMF Designer

      Contract and permanent roles, Excellent salary & benefits, Hybrid working

      For more information or to apply, please get in touch with Rachel Adams on either radams@envisage-recruit.com or 07810 000924.

      I’d be more than happy to have an informal, confidential chat about the role and to provide more details on the client and role responsibilities.

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        • Coventry
        • On Application
        • Permanent Full Time

        The UK facility is leading the development of new vehicle designs and assisting the parent company with the development of a coherent design language across product range. The Lead CMF designer will be part of a creative team that is responsible for designing the future of company vehicles. She/he will work on multiple projects, including both concept and production, contributing to the development and ongoing improvement of our world class UK Design operations.

        Main Activities & Tasks
        Creative Design
        • Contribute to the global CMF strategy by feeding major shifts or trends from a European perspective.
        • Benchmark their competition and understand target customer.
        • Have a wider, more strategic view on CMF concepts and projects.
        • Have a great drive to push the boundaries to achieve best possible CMF visions.
        • Lead CMF concept creation and and see it through to production.
        • Lead Advanced Annual process projects as well as concept and production projects.
        • Actively research latest CMF enabling technology and propose best CMF solution.
        • Develop supplier relationships and generate new resources for materials.
        • Exceptional Visualisation skills.
        Presentation
        • Able to put together logical and convincing CMF contents and present to Senior Management Level
        Project management
        • Coordinate multiple CMF projects.
        • Strong leadership to deliver Projects and mentoring junior designers.
        • Understand and contribute toward evolving CMF strategy and lead implementation.
        • Fluent in each gateway deliverables and make sure the requirements are met.
        • Understand Engineering and business criteria (production and competitiveness) and negotiate changes with the core projects members with attention to timing, budget, and design excellence.
        • Lead CMF release alignment activities in and outside of design.
        • Reporting project status & research results to CMF head regularly.
        • Able to seek and obtain input and support from various company departments for CMF related issues.
        Technical Knowledge
        • Compiles and updates CMF brochures in maximum accuracy.
        • Able to approve CMF brochure contents.
        • Have In depth knowledge on principal CMF materials & CMF enabling technology and able to provide best creative solutions.

        The above list of duties is not exhaustive and is subject to change.  The post holder may be required to undertake others duties within the scope and grading of the post.

        Other Features of Role
        • Some travel to suppliers and overseas studios may be required.
        • Excellent insight, expertise and understanding of manufacturing, Processes and materials
        • Team player and able to take directions from senior management.
        • Be open minded and able to embrace different cultures working in a multicultural environment.
        • Promote growth and develop talent within your design team

         

         

         

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            • Surrey
            • PAYE £15.35-£17.44, Umbrella £20.24-£22.99
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            Rework Technician Needed for Supercar Manufacturer in Surrey – Contract (5x vacancies available)

            Are you a looking to work with one of the world’s leading supercar manufacturers? I’m looking for 5 Rework Technicians on a contract basis to work on site in Surrey at a historic British brand name.

            You would lead by example and build upon the brand’s team based working approach. You will embed a no faults forward approach and have a keen eye for detail. Perfection is all that matters and that’s what you will be there to achieve.

            This is a contract position with an expected duration of 4-5 months. There is the possibility of this being extended for the right person. This is an on-site role based in Woking, Surrey on a shift pattern, Monday-Friday. The shifts are 05:30 – 13:45 & 15:00 – 23:15.

            Pay rate is fixed, and is:

            PAYE: £15.35 Early shift & £17.44 Late shift
            Umbrella: £20.24 Early shift & £22.99 Late shift

            You must have full right to work in the UK, unfortunately sponsorship is not on offer for this role.

            Key Responsibilities:

            • Perform assembly, installation, and adjustment of mechanical, electrical, and electronic components according to engineering specifications and quality standards.
            • Diagnose and troubleshoot complex mechanical and electrical issues using advanced diagnostic equipment and techniques.
            • Conduct rework tasks such as panel and component replacements to ensure the optimal performance and reliability of vehicles.
            • Execute repairs and replacements of defective components with precision and efficiency, minimizing vehicle downtime and maximizing customer satisfaction.
            • Collaborate with engineering and design teams to provide feedback on product improvements and contribute to the continuous enhancement of the brand.
            • Operate on production processes with a high degree of accuracy.
            • Operate specialist testing and diagnostic equipment.
            • Adhere to safety protocols and procedures at all times to ensure a safe working environment for oneself and colleagues.
            • Stay abreast of industry developments, new technologies, and emerging trends in automotive engineering through ongoing training and professional development activities.
            • Documentation and Reporting – maintain accurate records of production activities, including completed tasks, quality inspections, and any issues encountered, to facilitate traceability and process improvement.

            Key Requirements:

            • Relevant certifications or qualifications in automotive engineering or a related field (e.g., NVQ Level 3, City & Guilds, IMI accreditation) are desirable but not essential.
            • Proven experience as an automotive technician, preferably within a high-performance or luxury automotive environment.
            • Strong technical proficiency in automotive mechanics, electrical systems, and diagnostics.
            • Extensive knowledge of automotive assembly techniques, tools, and equipment.
            • Ability to interpret technical drawings, schematics, and engineering specifications.
            • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

            For more information or to apply, please get in touch with Ben Sharpe on either bsharpe@envisage-recruit.com or 07912043014.

            I’d be more than happy to have an informal, confidential chat about the role and to provide more details on the client and role responsibilities.

             

             

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              • Coventry
              • Competitive
              • Contract Full Time

              Join Envisage Group as a Hard Modeller

              Exciting Opportunity for Hard Modeller with Passion for Automotive Innovation

              Are you a skilled Hard Modeller seeking a challenging role in the automotive industry? Envisage Group, a leading engineering and manufacturing company based in Coventry, is looking for a talented individual to join their team of experts dedicated to automotive excellence.

              As a Hard Modeller at Envisage Group, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of automotive design through your expertise and precision in model-making. Specialising in the automotive sector, this role offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects and collaborate with industry professionals to bring innovative concepts to life.

              Key Points:

              1. Innovative Automotive Projects: Become part of a team that thrives on pushing boundaries and creating ground-breaking designs in the automotive sector. Your skills as a Hard Modeller will be instrumental in realizing unique and forward-thinking concepts that set new standards in the industry.
              2. State-of-the-Art Facilities: Envisage Group provides a dynamic work environment equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and resources to support your creative process. Work in a modern setting that fosters innovation and collaboration, allowing you to excel in your craft and contribute to the success of each project.
              3. Professional Development Opportunities: Embrace the chance to grow and advance in your career within a renowned engineering and manufacturing company. Envisage Group is committed to nurturing talent and providing opportunities for skill enhancement, ensuring that you reach your full potential and achieve professional success.

              This is a contract position.

              If you are a dedicated Hard Modeller with a passion for automotive innovation, meticulous attention to detail, and a desire to be at the forefront of cutting-edge design projects, this role is tailor-made for you.

              Elevate your career with Envisage Group, a company that leads the way in automotive engineering and manufacturing. Apply now to be considered for this exciting opportunity and contribute your expertise to ground-breaking automotive projects that shape the future of the industry.

              Please note: Further details on the role and projects will be shared with shortlisted candidates.

              Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a team that is redefining automotive design and setting new benchmarks for excellence. Submit your application today and embark on a journey of innovation and creativity with Envisage Group.

               

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                • Coventry
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                We are looking to hire 2 x Design Engineers on an initial 3-month contract basis to work on an exciting and engaging project.

                We’re looking for people who can come in and hit the ground running as there is a tight turnaround time on project completion.

                This is a three car build of a vintage model and we are looking to deliver perfection. You will have experience with low volume production projects and be an expert with Catia V5.

                Roles & Responsibilities

                • Working on Interior and Exterior content for a vintage car project
                • Able to work to tight timescales
                • Engineering and designing parts from scans
                • Apply knowledge, skill and experience to design and implementation of new innovative solutions
                • Follow design processes and procedures
                • Work within a small team to engineer and develop parts for a 1970s vintage car.

                 

                Person Specification – Essential
                • Excellent Catia V5 skills.
                • High attention to detail.
                • Experience within design studio environment.
                • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet deadlines.
                • Product Knowledge and Industry Experience.
                • Results-Oriented.
                • Self-Motivated
                Person Specification – Desirable
                • Experience in the Automotive industry
                • Experience on working on low volume production projects
                • Experience working with designers to meet their requirements.

                In order to be considered for this role candidates must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.
                Envisage Group Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

                 

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                  We are looking for a Paint Shop Team Leader to join our busy team working on high end boutique projects. You will support the Paint Shop Manager to deliver a right first-time, first-class paint/surface finish for our customer base. 

                  Roles & Responsibilities

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                  • To work within a busy design studio paint team to deliver high quality models from concept all the way up to finished show cars.
                  • Painting and surfacing on multiple substrates. 3d prints, model boards, clay models, Metals, composites, and Plastics etc…
                  • To have to the capability to work to tight tolerances and maintain specified surface features.
                  • Take responsibility for the Projects that you are working on.
                  • Work closely with the customer to meet their Colour Development requirements.
                  • Work seamlessly with other members and departments of the design studio: Model Makers, Trim, Electrical, Engineers and Fabricators.
                  • Masking appropriate areas as required, inspect components during processing stages.
                  • Finish to required standards set by Customer.
                  • Follow work instructions and quality control processes.
                  • Follow all established safety procedures.

                  Person Specification – Essential

                  • Experience body surfacing and highlighting to show car standard.
                  • High attention to detail.
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                  • Self-Motivated

                  Person Specification – Desirable

                  • Experience of leading a team
                  • Experience with paint development, colour and effect.
                  • Knowledge of Show car builds from start to finish.
                  • Experience working with designers to meet their requirements.

                  In order to be considered for this role candidates must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.
                  Envisage Group Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

                   

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                    Lead Electrical Integration/Packaging Engineer

                    • Coventry
                    • £68,000/yr - £72,500/yr
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                    Principal Engineer Electrical integration

                    The department is responsible for the development of new vehicle concepts and engineering during the Pre-KO and Post KO phase of the vehicle programme. The scope for the department includes Vehicle Architecture definition, Packaging, Engineering concepts for underbody and top hat for Petrol, Diesel & Battery Electric vehicles.

                    Included in the department role is the Principal Engineer for Electrical integration who is responsible for Packaging, development & integration of all Interior and Exterior Electrical components i.e Cockpit (IP), Console, Interior, Exterior, and ADAS.

                    The scope involves packaging the Electrical Interior and Exterior aggregates within PLM for new top hats spanning Petrol, Diesel & Battery Electric vehicles.

                    Candidate requirements include:
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                    • CAD operation skills required – Expectation for engineer to be able to create and manipulate geometry for primary communication of concepts / schemes. (Expectation
                    • 90% time utilisation for geometry generation)
                    • Catia v5 operative skills, to be able to demonstrate high technical competence – Generation of 3D geometry & sectional data. (Key module utilisation: Assembly, Part design & Geometric Surface design, Electrical Workbench)
                    • Experience of using TCUA (Team Centre) & PLM preferable
                    • Engineering experience in delivery of the designated module systems in the automotive sector or similar industries
                    • Evidence of engineering skills, including ability to manage & resolve engineering issues
                    • Understands roles & needs of different client groups. Evidence of working effectively with cross-functional teams to achieve results
                    • Compliance with company procedures & quality standards
                    • Involvement in process improvements
                    • Highly motivated with good logical reasoning. Strong numeracy & literacy with good organisational & communication skills
                    • English language is essential, a second language would be advantageous
                    • Capable of overcoming cultural & inter-functional barriers
                    • A desire to strive for improvements to achieve high customer satisfaction
                    Main Activities & Tasks
                    • Support the Lead Engineer, Electrical Integration in all day-to-day activities
                    • Support other department activities as required
                    • Engineering BoM development
                    • Electrical aggregates trackers and status
                    • PMXU generation – Part identification in BoM for unique or carryover status
                    • Design surface (CAS) feasibility ‘FC’ checks. Provide feasibility advice & guidance
                    • Engineering hard-point generation, packaging of Electrical aggregates to surrounding data and system requirements
                    • Participate in cross functional integration reviews for components & systems, considering technical application, form, function & harmonisation of the execution
                    • Develop timing plans
                    • Develop scope-of-work documents with key deliverables identified
                    • Drive closure of issues & establish the timing impacts
                    • Support the module deliverables through to the programme required gateway
                    • Development of engineering systems & quality systems
                    • Benchmarking of competitor vehicles & reporting of findings
                    • Support the generation / development of design rules & guidelines
                    • Deliver engineering project work for both parent company & 3rd party customers
                    • Interface with cross functional teams (Package, B&T, Manufacturing, etc) & implement recommendations where appropriate to create a right first time release 18. Leading the development of the 3D and 2D models for electrical engineering.
                    • Storing and releasing data into TCUA and PLM.

                    Excellent package and opportunity. Call Rachel NOW on 07810 000924 or apply online with LinkedIn

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