Body Repair Manual Engineer

Full Time
Daventry, Hybrid, United Kingdom
Posted 2 months ago

CAD-IT UK Ltd are seeking a Body Repair Manual Engineer / Technical Author to join a friendly and collaborative team, to develop, write and deliver 3D CAD driven technical documentation for a new and rapidly growing OEM.

CAD-IT UK Ltd develop software systems and deliver technical publications for a range of leading automotive, aerospace, rail, industrial, construction and agricultural manufacturing customers.

We are interested in individuals with relevant qualifications and/or experience in related body repair, vehicle damage assessor, body in white engineering, mechanical, paint and refinish or technical documentation fields.

Role Details:

Working in the Technical Authoring team and reporting to the Technical Publications Operations Manager, you will be required to:

  • Use 3D CAD models to investigate and analyse body structure and engineer repair procedures.
  • Use 3D data and illustrations to create repair procedures in the authoring tool.
  • Liaise with After Sales and Engineering counterparts to confirm technical information and seek sign off.
  • Create warranty estimates for paint, refinish and repair procedures, intended for the body repair network and approved repairers.
  • Feed back where necessary when vehicle engineering / design impacts on repairability.
  • Utilise knowledge of body repair to assess materials, determine cut lines, recommend joining methods etc.
  • Work with colleagues in Mechanical Electrical Trim (MET) authoring to determine pre-requisite procedures.

Person Specification:

  • The ideal person will be self-motivated, organised, with a high attention to detail and dedication to consistently producing excellent quality work on time and on budget.
  • Must have relevant industry experience and training in vehicle body construction methods, body accident repair, structural repair, paint and refinish.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A full clean driving license.

Company Benefits:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • CAD-IT Mental Health Support Group
  • The opportunity to join our Culture Committee
  • Companywide and team social events, plus more!

You will be joining a dynamic and ambitious global team, committed to working together to deliver a program of growth and technical excellence.

Job Features

Job CategoryTechnical
Job TitleBody Repair Manual Engineer
SalaryNegotiable + Benefits
LocationHybrid working between home and Daventry, UK
Job TypeFull time permanent employee

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