CAB CAD Lead Engineer

Phoenix, Arizona


You’re passionate about a zero-emissions future and want to build something special. You want to own your space, but work with talented, like-minded people on important projects. The pace doesn’t scare you; it excites you. Quality and integrity matter to you.

We feel exactly the same way.

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We’re currently on the lookout for a CAD Lead Engineer will lead the creation of component and assembly CAD files for the Cab (Body) engineering team.

You Will:

  • Utilize CAD (Catia V6) to design components or assemblies, and to check the integrity of CAD designs within group of direct reports
  • Participate in design reviews and meetings as required to review designs and coordinate activities
  • Create working practices, and processes for CAD Development
  • Tutor Engineers on CAD Design

You Have:

  • A bachelor’s in mechanical engineering (Master’s Preferred) or in a related field or 15+ years of experience on CAD Interior/Exterior Design
  • 8+ years vehicle interior/exterior CAD design
  • Experience in CATIA V6 Preferred (V5 acceptable)
  • Excellent knowledge of the injection molding process and tooling limitations regarding plastic components and assemblies
  • Experience working with Bill of Material and large CAD data file structures required
Candidates must have current U.S. work authorization or be TN eligible from Mexico or Canada. This position is not eligible for CPT or OPT.



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