Job Type: Contract
Our global automotive OEM client located in Bedfordshire are currently in seeking a Chassis Component Engineer to join them on a rolling 12 month contract basis.
Job Title: Chassis Component Engineer
Length: 12 months +
Rate: £26ltd p/h + 1.5 Overtime for hours worked over 39 p/w
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
Design, engineering approval, and release of chassis system components/specifications.
[Suspension, Steering, Axle and control systems].
Confirmation of vehicle target achievement, with related departments in the European and global client organisation.
Management of suppliers to complete development of new models, validation of component performance, and achievement of cost targets.
Implementation of technical cost reductions, and provide technical support to purchase organisation for commercial negotiations.
Improve quality of current production models.
Support client/Alliance manufacturing plants.
Background & Capability
Strong, proven Mechanical engineering background
Capability of Design & development of suspension bushes, engine mountings or polymers preferable
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work in global cross functional cross cultural environment.
Team player, with ability to motivate and guide colleagues toward timely delivery against objectives.
Ability to act on own initiative, work to deadlines, and keep commitments
Relevant engineering exposure.
Capability of managing suppliers in a project environment.
Proven ability of technical problem solving.
Practical capability of vehicle architecture and systems.
Suspension, Steering system or Axle knowledge a benefit.
Minimum Education Required
Bachelors Degree or equivalent
Specific Technical Skills -Detailed 1st principles mechanical engineering capability.
Problem solving skill using logical process (Problem Analysis, FTA, FMEA)
Cost benchmarking analysis
Vehicle dynamics understanding.
Process/manufacturing knowledge for cast/pressed parts desirable
CAN understanding and analysis tool familiarity (CANalyzer etc…) desirable
DC motor control exposure desirable.
MS Office software
Note: Role will involve some travel to suppliers / other client/Alliance offices and vehicle test facilities.
This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.
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. Our industry coverage includes, but is not limited to: Infrastructure and Built Environment, IT (including Security, Communications, SaaS, ERP, IT Sales, and more) Oil and Gas, Defence, Engineering and Technology, Technical Sales, Energy, Space, Telecommunications, Manufacturing and much, much more. We will never send your CV without your permission.
Automotive, Chassis, Ride & Handling, Project Engineer, Development Engineer , Component Engineer, Suspension, Steering
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