Project Engineer - Air Suspension

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Project Engineer - Air Suspension

A leading automotive OEM is seeking a highly experienced Project Engineer to deliver their Air Suspension systems joining their Gaydon team. The opportunity will allow you to work within the UK automotive industry that is known best for premium and sports cars. This famous and iconic manufacturer are offering a long-term contract opportunity that will you to work with their current and future vehicle ranges and lead the delivery of all chassis levelling systems of all future vehicles.

Job Description


Location: CV35 - Gaydon, Warwickshire
Rate: £30-32/h
Job Type: Contract
Date Posted: 14th September
Job Title/s: Design Engineer - Suspension, Project Engineer - Chassis, Senior Engineer - Chassis

An opportunity has arisen within a leading automotive client, based out of their Gaydon Head Office. The role of Project Engineer is responsible for the delivery of all chassis levelling systems on all future products.

Candidate Requirements:
-Preference with a Degree (or equivalent) in an engineering/technical discipline
-Experienced within an automotive or automotive components supplier group
-Excellent design and engineering knowledge of levelling systems
-Component Engineering Experience
-Experience of working with levelling system and component manufacturers
-Project management experience (PMST leadership)
-Prepared to manage Suppliers both in UK and abroad
-Proven problem solving abilities
-AMPCS knowledge or equivalent process knowledge (GPDS, FPDS)
-Strong time management, accuracy, diligence, ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs

-Design and Release responsibility for all levelling systems on all products.
-Lead the levelling PMST and ensure that cross functional areas support the delivery of the levelling systems
-Specification of levelling systems for new vehicles and variants
-Lead design and concept activities for CAD designers, controlling the release of all component detail and assembly drawings
-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
-Lead engineering supplier selection and nomination. 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
-Control Design Verification and Sign Off reporting
-Review CAE and vehicle measurement data to guide component design
-Work alongside vehicle development to ensure the full validation of the levelling system and design changes with appropriate level parts
-Provide designs and components for concept cars and early prototype build phases
-Lead and participate in Failure Mode Avoidance activities - DFMEAs, Quality History Reviews and Robustness studies

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM are award winning experts in technology and engineering recruitment, we fill specialist positions across some of the most competitive technology and engineering industries in the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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.