Senior Engineer - Steering Systems

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Senior Engineer - Steering Systems

Have you fully delivered Steering Systems for an OEM, a supplier or a consultancy? Would you like to expand your engineering knowledge within a global multi-industry engineering consultancy?

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity within a global consultancy, based in our Midlands Technical Centre. You will be responsible for leading the successful delivery of the steering systems.

Your requirements:
-Technical knowledge of passenger car and off-road vehicle steering systems including system design and specification, performance prediction and design verification
-Have proven experience of delivering multiple steering systems from concept to production within an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy environment
-Understanding of the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic design of steering system components
-Familiarity with data logging, chassis system test instrumentation and data processing
-Experience of writing functional requirements, developing test methods and test reporting
-Experience of automotive product development cycle
-Full UK driving license (no restrictions), vehicle testing and evaluation experience
-Possess good knowledge of chassis component attributes, service implications, manufacturing and assembly requirements
-Be a team player with the ability to work alongside talented colleagues as part of a driven and dedicated team

Your responsibilities:
-Leading the successful delivery of the steering system on a project to meet functional performance, quality, cost and timing targets
-Define the system specifications of hydraulic, electric-hydraulic or electric power assisted steering systems
-Define system level attribute targets from the vehicle level attribute targets and cascade relevant targets to the chassis team
-Develop an understanding of the mechanical, electrical and functional safety requirements for autonomous vehicles
-Guiding the CAD designers in component design and packaging work
-Liaising with our CAE team to ensure braking system components meet all performance and attribute targets
-Define and support the test and development activities for the steering system
-Ensure compliance with steering system standards including customer and legislative
-Responsibility for creation and delivery of Design Verification (DV) plans and managing DV delivery

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is an award-winning authority in technology and engineering recruitment, filling specialist positions across some of the most ambitious 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.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

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.