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MCAD Designer

Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Job ID : J000620894

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We say goodbye to the basic electronic architecture created in the late 90s and hello to a smarter way of designing and building vehicles. As part of our hardware team, you help us engineer, design and produce an entirely new and smarter architecture for tomorrow’s cars.

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  • Solution-Driven
  • Team player

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“Over the years, I’ve worked with passionate and brilliant people from various competencies to bring new ideas to life-changing products. My coworkers are awesome! The trust and support that I’ve received from my supervisor and coworkers allow me to perform my job with great satisfaction and make a difference in the real world.”

Steward Steward
Manager, Production Engineering

Job Description

We are looking for a MCAD Designer.  This position is responsible for designing wiring harnesses for Ford programs utilizing 3D Catia software. The position is in Cuautitlan, MX.  Work is performed on site at Ford, working on behalf of Aptiv.  Due to COVID protocol at Ford, the initial work experience may be off site (working remote).

Your Role

  • Design wiring harnesses in 3D Catia per Ford rules
  • Exercise quality checks utilizing DIAS, E2KS, RQA & IPS
  • Complete DPA's (design studies) per Ford cadence
  • Attend packaging block meetings with customer
  • Document issues in Aptiv system and attend team meetings to review progress
  • Support DRE's by preparing files for Ford validation Total Design Reviews
  • Design harnesses in a robust and cost effective manner

Your Background

  • High level of English proficiency is a must (90% or higher).
  • Catia CAD software knowledge/experience
  • Teamcenter or equivalent PLM software experience
  • 3 + years of industry experience
  • Associates Degree in Engineering

Traits we seek

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn continuously.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple conflicting tasks, make intelligent, timely decisions and solve problems independently.
  • Ability to communicate in a remote work environment utilizing Webex/MS Teams for meetings, communicate effectively with team members by e-mail, etc.
  • Ability to plan around timelines and complete work deliverables on time.
  • Ability to work in a customer environment and represent Aptiv as a supplier to Ford.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Supports and exemplifies Aptiv values and commitment to safety, quality and cost with a sense of ownership, teamwork, and communication.

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