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Chassis Project Engineer

Project Engineer
Date Posted:
16 May 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
Job Title: Chassis Project Engineer 
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Rate: £22.00 ph Ltd Co.
Employment Type: Contract
Reference: J35303
Key Responsibilities:
  • The Suspension System Architecture Department is responsible for the detailed design and release of the Sub Frames, Powertrain Mounting Components, Suspension Links & Knuckles and Compliant Mounting Systems (Bushes) for all of our client's programmes
  • This role will focus on Structural Mounting System components on a particular platform within the company's range
  • Agree component/system targets (stiffness, strength, etc) with CAE team and attribute areas
  • Develop component CAD with internal CAD designers within available package to meet component targets for function, attributes, cost and weight
  • Work with Purchase team to manage supplier nomination and sourcing process
  • Manage supplier delivery of components to agreed cost, timing and quality targets through Commodity Plans, Open Issues Lists, Supplier Reviews and regular supplier communication
  • Achieve all program milestone engineering deliverables, robust component sign off (DVP) and Phased Submission Warrant (PSW) in line with Programme timing
Key Skills Required for Submission:
  1. Strong communication, team working, Project Management skills are essential
  2. Self-motivated and able to deliver components and tasks with minimum supervision
  3. Robust practical knowledge of engineering principles  

Skills Required:

  • PC (MS Office) literacy is essential
  • Knowledge of design for castings, forgings and welded assemblies including manufacturing requirements
  • Working knowledge of Failure Mode Avoidance Quality Tools
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and self driven   
Experience Preferred:
  • CAE stress / durability analysis
  • CAD
  • CATIA V5 / V6   
Additional Information:
  • Chassis Engineering is responsible for the design and release of a number of key vehicle systems: Suspension Systems Architecture (SSA), Suspension System Tuning (SST), Braking, Steering Wheels and Tyres (SWAT) and Axle Concepts and Chassis System Integration (AC&CSI)
  • The Suspension System Architecture (SSA) team is responsible for the design, analysis and release of vehicle chassis structural components including suspension links, knuckles, bearings, bushes and frames. This includes developing and implementing system and component strategies, developing detailed designs and delivering Engineering sign-off against customer requirements
  • Engine & Transmission Structural Mounting Systems are relatively simple parts, however they have significant interactions with other parts, and vehicle attributes. Delivery of these components and systems is an essential element in delivering successful and profitable programmes   
Do not miss out on your chance of interview – APPLY NOW!
Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!
Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 
No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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