Assistant CAE Systems Manager

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Job Title Assistant CAE Systems Manager
Job Reference 0108/16/NH
Post Type Permanent / Full time
Division Technical
Salary information £32,480 to £38,211 (Discretionary range to £43,943)
Application deadline 02/01/2017

Job Description

The aim of this role is to provide, maintain and develop all the hardware and software tools in support of Engineering design.


  • Maintain and develop all necessary CAE hardware and software infrastructure to enable the Diamond Engineering & Controls design teams, IFM Group, ID Group, VAC Group and Beamline Technicians to function efficiently;
  • Engage with beamline technicians and other prospective users of 2D and 3D CAD data such as 3D printing of parts to identify and meet their requirements;
  • Implement and operate systems within licence agreements for 3D and 2D CAD packages, FEA packages and other software as required;
  • Develop and maintain document management systems specific to Diamond to control the status of 2D and 3D drawings;
  • Work closely with the Diamond CAE System Manager in providing a robust and reliable user service and deputise for the CAE manager as required;
  • Keep abreast of Business IT and CAE developments with other companies and suppliers, sharing best practice and gaining efficiencies where possible;
  • Deliver appropriate training in the use of the software provided especially to non-design office staff;
  • Ensure that all systems are virus free, secure and safely archived;
  • Manage data transfer between sites and to and from suppliers and contractors.

Qualification & Experience - Essential

  • Degree in CAE discipline, Engineering subject or equivalent;
  • Able to use and administer CAD and PDM/PLM systems;
  • Ability to evaluate, configure & install CAD related software;
  • Good interpersonal, communication, verbal/written skills. A confident communicator and good presentation skills;
  • Interact effectively with technical groups, service personnel and outside vendors to develop CAD related systems;
  • Experience of providing daily support in mechanical or electrical Design office environment;
  • Experience of managing databases.

Qualification & Experience - Desirable

  • Membership of a relevant Technical Body – BCS,  IMechE, IET or similar;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Windows Server and Microsoft Office 2010/2016;
  • Experience of PTC CREO, PDM-Link and ACAD Meridian;
  • Demonstrate a proactive and flexible approach, able to work independently or as part of a team;
  • Available for occasional travel in UK and overseas including occasional overnight absence.

Further Information

Applying for employment

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Appointments will be made depending on the skills and experience of the candidate. Electronic Diamond application forms in MS-Word are preferred. These should be emailed to

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