Chassis Specialist Engineer-SST

Chassis Specialist Engineer-SST

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Chassis Specialist Engineer-SST we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Job Description

Division: Chassis Engineering
Location: 18 - Gaydon(LRGAYD)
Job Type: Contract
Rate: £25.07 per hour

You may also be known as: Chassis Specialist Engineer-SST

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As Chassis Specialist Engineer-SST we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Position Description:
Suspension System Tuning (SST) leads the design, development and delivery of those Chassis systems that significantly contribute to vehicle dynamics performance whilst delivering customer comfort systems. SST are responsible for active suspension systems, which include Active Roll Control, Adaptive Damping and Air Suspension, and passive suspension systems, such as dampers, roll bars and springs. The Air Supply System adjusts air mass in the Air Suspension Springs to maintain constant ride height and to alter vehicle ride height state (e.g. Access / Off-Road). The system consists of Air Supply Unit (including compressor), Reservoir, Valve Blocks and Pipes. Responsibility for the design and development of Air Supply System concepts before handing over to the program delivery teams. Responsible for achieving performance targets and packaging solutions for the components to meet requirements. Close interaction is required across all suspension teams, other chassis functions, other business functions like Body or Powertrain and suppliers. Key Responsibilities - Ownership of creating concepts components/systems. - Design of components to meet or exceed performance targets - Design of components that adhere to departmental standards - Effective planning and delivery of overall layout, detail design, durability and validation - Derivation of Engineering Specifications, DFMEA, Delivery Timing Plans and Design Verification Plans (DVP). - Create and maintain representative CAD. - Supplier management, discussions and communications to achieve the business goals. - Resolution of engineering issues using of standard problem definition and solving techniques.

Skills Required:
1. Chassis Suspension Experience.
2. Demonstrated competence at delivering technical solutions.
3. Demonstrated competence at generation of CAD models and engineering drawings.

Experience Required:
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an engineering role. Engineering Degree, Mechanical or Automotive. CAD experience. Failure Mode Avoidance Experience.

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Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.

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