Job Description


  • 10 years of Automotive Design Experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Body Shell
  • Interior Trim
  • Seats
  • Functional Parts
  • Electrical / Wire Harness
  • 10 years of modeling experience in a Parametric CAD system
  • A minimum of 10,000 hours of parametric modeling experience on CATIA V5.
  • CATIA V5 experience should include the following workbenches: Part Design, Generative Shape Design, Assembly Design, Drafting.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate.
  • Packaging/layout studies.
  • Develop updatable parametric CATIA V5 2D Drawings & 3D models using a specified design process.
  • Review class ‘A’ surface supplied by styling to identify data quality concerns.
  • Develop B side surface for plastic parts; including manufacturing tool requirements to meet standards.
  • Develop surface for sheet metal components; including manufacturing tool requirements to meet standards.
  • Perform blend filleting and pass Level E certification.
  • Check shading quality of blend filleted part data prior to release.
  • Prepare 2D drawings as required to define engineering intent.
  • Check data for accuracy/integrity; make repairs to achieve requirements for tangency, gap, and content.
  • Accurately complete a part/drawing requirement check sheet.
  • Calculate blank shapes and material yield for body shell parts.
  • Create PowerCopies to automate the creation of common features.
  • Complete daily progress tracking sheets.
  • Prepare process documentation using Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
  • Lead oneself and potentially others in design related activity.

Job Type: Full-time

ADAPT TECHNOLOGY is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. Excellent career opportunity & benefits.

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

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