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Date Added: Fri 26/05/2023

Senior CAD Engineer

Guildford, GU1, UK
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Company: OPTAMOR

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Senior CAD Engineer

(Job Reference No: ID 351)

Gordon Murray Design is a world-leading automotive design company; we have gained a global reputation as a pioneer of lightweight and efficient vehicles, taking a highly innovative approach to all aspects of vehicle design, development and production.

With multiple sites in Shalford, Dunfold, Warwick and a new purpose-built HQ on its way in Windlesham, the Gordon Murray Group continues to grow with multiple vehicle programmes currently in development. As a result, we currently have exciting opportunities for Senior CAD Engineers to join our Body Exterior Team based in either Shalford or Warwick.


Responsible for Design for manufacture and assembly for responsible components
Responsible for upholding the highest standards of geometry creation and GD&T
Report to Senior project engineers responsible for the relevant commodities
Prepares full project documents
Develops new techniques and/or improved processes, materials or products
Engineering responsibility (including design and release) of full vehicle body systems:
Active Aero
Body NVH
Body Heatshielding
Wiper Systems
Ornamentation and Trim
Ensuring responsible designs meet legal compliance
Identify and highlight any areas for continuous improvement
Guide other CAD engineers in design standards and engineering practices

Experience and Qualifications:

5+ years relevant experience required in exterior trim, closures of body mechanism
Extensive CAD experience required
Automotive experience essential

What's on Offer:

As well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team, the position comes with:

Competitive Base Salary
Private Medical Scheme
Life Assurance
Holiday Loyalty Bonus Scheme
Group Personal Pension Plan
Free Parking
Employee Recruitment Referral Incentive Scheme
Car Scheme
Cycle to Work Scheme
Maternity & Paternity Leave Provision

Gordon Murray Group is committed to promoting a fully diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for this role from all candidates who meet the key requirements.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you require any reasonable adjustments to assist with your application.

Due to the onsite requirements for this role, all applicants must already hold the Right to Work in the UK.


This vacancy is being advertised by Optamor Limited. Optamor is a specialist Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider. We provide a flexible full recruitment solution which takes care of all recruitment requirements from planning to on-boarding. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission
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