Job Type: Contract
PROJECT ENGINEER - CHASSIS
Duration: 12 months
Design & release of suspension bushes, ball joints, wheel bearings and support control arm engineer.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
Work with current engineers and lead the design and release of suspension bushes, ball joints and wheel bearings.
Lead design activities for CAD Designers.
Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends.
Work with suppliers to design and develop components & systems to meet all specified requirements such as weight, cost, durability and performance targets.
Analyse the suitability of ¡¥parts bin¡¦ components.
Manage suppliers to ensure parts are delivered on time to the required quality standard.
Work closely with Manufacturing and Launch to enable swift and accurate fitment of components to vehicles.
Work with vehicle dynamics to meet attribute targets and achieve freeze dates.
Control design verification and sign off reporting.
Support vehicle tests with components where required.
Provide designs and components for concept cars and early prototype build phases.
Lead in DFMEAs, quality history reviews and robustness studies.
DVP generation and reporting.
Qualifications and Skills:
Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline.
Extensive background within an automotive or automotive components supplier group.
Good design knowledge of suspension systems, bushes, ball joints and their function.
Component engineering background.
Competent in Microsoft Office applications.
Can work efficiently with minimum supervision.
Prepared to manage suppliers both in UK and abroad.
Rig test environment background.
Proven problem solving abilities.
Strong time management, accuracy, diligence, ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs.
Strong interest in vehicle dynamics.
Chassis, Suspension, BRAKES, Steering, Project Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer , Automotive
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