Job Description :
Position: CATIA modelling resource
Location: Santa Clara, CA (Work Location - Foster City, CA)
Type of hire: Contract (3-6 months)

Job description:
Developing in CAD master and detailed part models as well as system interfaces, specifically in CATIA v5.
Designing metal and plastic parts (formed, injection molded or die cast, machined, extruded, etc
Designing with intricate electronic components in mind.
Designing parts from concept to manufacturing introduction.
Creating part documentation appropriate for high-volume production methods and inspection methods.
Working with product lifecycle management software for managing and releasing structured bills-of-materials.
Managing prototype and production vendors for parts fabrication.
Fabricating proof-of-concept prototypes and testing to validate feasibility of new designs in bench and system configurations.
Gathering input from team members and synthesizing inputs into a preferred concept.
Developing robust requirements and specifications for suppliers to execute towards.
Managing development work and timelines for multiple external suppliers towards the successful delivery of one or more electromechanical systems.
Working with cross functional engineering teams to integrate components and electromechanical systems.
Collaborating with manufacturing engineers and quality personnel to ramp production processes and meet build objectives.

A degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics engineering.
7+ years of experience in mechanical design and drafting; automotive or safety critical industry experience a plus.
Experienced ENOVIA developer to handle customizations, configurations, and upgrades
Strong 3D CAD experience, specifically in CATIA v5.
Strong knowledge of materials properties and applications, as well as fabrication methods.
Perform analysis to ensure a successful design (stress / strain, thermal, mass, tolerance, etc.
Experience bringing a product or assembly through its entire lifecycle from initial concept through to production manufacturing.
Experience working with various external suppliers and managing deliverables.
Strong communication, organization, and documentation skills to drive decisions to closure.
General aptitude with machining, hand tools, and electronics.