UK/Ireland Job #1801

Composite Design Engineer



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Date Posted

October 19, 2023

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Composite Design Engineer Job Description

Composite Design Engineer                                                             Contract

Hourly Rates – Negotiable
Location – Northamptonshire
Key Skills – 3DEXPERIENCE, CATIA V5/V6, PLM, Composite, Motorsport, Automotive, Formula One, F1, Aerospace, Surfacing, Structural, DFMA, Laminate, Ansys, Abaqus, FEA, Simulation

We have an exciting opportunity to join a prestigious motorsport company, who are looking for experienced Composite Design Engineers to join them on a long-term contract or on a permanent basis. You will have extensive CAD design experience using CATIA V5 or V6, with demonstrated experience in design for composite structures utilising simulation FEA software such as Ansys or Abaqus within the Motorsport industry.

Responsibilities, but are not limited to

  • Undertake analysis & verification of initial specifications to create statements of work
  • Design & development of composite components and tooling, including detailing of jigs & fixture, composites laminates and structures such as: front & rear wings, chassis & impact structures, and bodywork
  • Close collaboration with the engineering teams and manufacturing departments to ensure fully integrated designs achieving optimal car performance
  • Create and maintain comprehensive design documentation, including drawings, specifications, and design analysis reports

Experiences required

  • Extensive industry design experience using CATIA V5/V6
  • Knowledge of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform
  • Extensive experience in high performance composite design within Motorsport, Aerospace, Formula One (F1) or Automotive industries
  • Able to use simulation software for FEA (Finite Element Analysis) in either Ansys, Abaqus or similar
  • Full understanding of material and processes used in high end applications composites structures: prepreg, cores, mouldings and trimming methodologies
  • Sound engineering-related degree or equivalent

Call 01636 392777 to speak with TriMech Recruitment Representative Ross Bannister about this role and other , job opportunities.

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