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Full time

We are currently recruiting for a 3D/CAD Wheel Designer to join our team! The successful candidate will finalise 2D wheel designs into 3D CAD models for development with a range of global wheel manufacturers and factories. This is a full-time position based at the Kahn Headquarters in West Yorkshire.


  • Maintain a strong focus on preservation of design intent throughout development cycles, solving technical issues in conjunction with factories' technical departments, with minimal impact on the original designs.
  • Optimise production wheel CAD based on the specific production methods involved - forged, cast, flow-formed etc. Play a leading role in determining wheel fitments and specifications for each individual wheel project.
  • Provide team members, where required, with comprehensive advice on technical aspects of individual wheel developments, and wheel-related technical matters generally.
  • Development of wheel accessories e.g. centre caps in conjunction with other members of the Design team. Dependent on skillset, you may be required to participate in non-automotive design projects.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Educated to Bachelor’s or Master’s degree level in Transportation Design, Vehicle Design, Automotive Design or equivalent.
  • Previous wheel design experience essential.
  • Detailed knowledge of all principal wheel production technologies and production methods.
  • Knowledge of offset and PCD wheel fitment High level of skill in 3D software, preferably Rhino or Alias.
  • Good understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop and Illustrator - preferred.
  • Excel at creating and maintaining cross-functional working relationships.
  • Exceptional visual and oral communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to manage multiple concurrent projects.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Pay: £50,000.00 per year

Expected hours: 8 – 40 per week

Benefits: On-site parking

Schedule: Day shift Flexitime Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate: Leeds, West Yorkshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Education: Bachelor's (preferred)

Experience: Rhinoceros 3D: 2 years (preferred) Autodesk Alias: 2 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Salary: £50,000 per annum.


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