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Catia V5 Design Engineers - Exterior Plastics in Troy, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Title: Catia V5 Designer - Exterior Plastics
Job ID: 18-00683
Location: Troy, MI
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Contract
Shift: Shift
Position Responsibilities:
  • Someone who can coordinate and monitor assignments that are performed either in house or with a global design team (off-shore).
  • Able to work closely with the Engineers from India
  • Leads, directs, and participates in the day-to-day activities for the given job assigned. 
  • Designs need to be taken through completion of DWO's / PCN's / EWO's and assures thorough communication between engineering and design.
Position Requirements:
  • Develop design feasibility with engineers for functional and manufacturing capability.
  • Work closely with the assigned engineer to ensure all content is being covered.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and direction in regard to daily workflow procedures.
  • Evaluate, prepare and assign work and/or work flow to appropriate design personnel in a timely manner. Take corrective action when necessary. Provide input to Design Supervisor regarding status of pending work.
  • Maintain a Design Task Tracker / Open Issues spreadsheet as an aid to help monitor what needs to be done per part & to establish priorities (with engineering input).
  • Must maintain good communication with the program team. (i.e.; email, phone call, WebEx, Skype for Business, PowerPoint, etc...)
  • Maintain design timing schedule and check to insure there is no progress conflict.
  • May attend, initiate, and participate in program design reviews as needed.
  • Ensure that CAD data and/or product drawings are formatted to customer specifications.
  • Monitor that CAD file integrity is maintained and report back to the assigned designer with required corrections. Parts must be designed with the downstream users in mind.
  • Ensure that file naming conventions are being followed.
  • Ensure that CAD files are stored within the appropriate program folders.
  • Initiate Work Orders when required and follow appropriate workflow procedures.
  • May be required to coordinate more than one program (depending on program content).
  • Verify that the latest background data has been collected from the OEM PLM (i.e. TCe).
  • OEM TeamCenter knowledge recommended.
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint proficiency recommended.
GTA Questions:
  1. What is your CATIA Experience on Exterior Plastics; any parts you have done from start to finish?
  2. How many hours of Catia V5 do you have?
  3. On a scale from 1-10 (10 being an expert, please rate your experience/knowledge with the following:
  4. Fascia's
  5. Exterior Trim
  6. Liftgates
  7. Front End Systems
  • Do you have ability/experience working with the offshore Engineers for Exterior Plastics? If so, please explain.
  • Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  • What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  • Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  • Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  • What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  • When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  • If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  • Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.
    Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or are currently employed by one of our clients, we are unable to assist you. However, if you know someone who is seeking employment and is qualified for one of our open positions, you could benefit from our Bonus Referral Program.
    Bonus Referral Program
    If you refer someone we hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job for 90 to 180 days, depending on the customer's payment terms.