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Chassis Design Engineer - 33332 - up to 25.00/hr Ltd Co

Job reference:
BBBH42401_1504879008
Location:
Warwickshire
Salary:
£24.00 - £25.41 per hour
Job type:
Contract
Sector:
Automotive

Ref: 33332
Title: Forward Model Design Engineer
Division: Chassis Engineering
Contract Position based at: Gaydon

A Forward Model Design Engineer is required to join the Chassis Engineering team at a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. This is a long term contract until at least March 2018, and is subject to annual renewal.

Position Description:
The forward model architecture team delivers future proving technologies through component and system concepts that are compatible with the program requirements and the Commodity/System Strategies.

Responsible for the design and development of feasible Dampers, Springs and damper modules concepts before handing over to the program delivery teams. Engineer is responsible for achieving performance targets compatible packaging solutions for their components to facilitate meeting dynamic and durability requirements. Close interaction is required across all suspension teams, other chassis functions, other business functions like Body or Powertrain and suppliers in order to achieve this.

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 throughout process (AIMS). Use of problem definition and 6 Sigma.

Skills Required:

  1. Chassis Suspension Experience
  2. Demonstrated competence at delivering technical solutions
  3. Demonstrated competence at engineering drawings and CAD models.


Experience Required:
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an engineering role.
CAD experience.
Failure Mode Avoidance Experience

Experience Preferred:
Demonstrable problem solving, 6 sigma, skills and experience.

Education Required:
Engineering Degree, Mechanical or Automotive

If you are interested in this position please APPLY NOW. For more information contact Lois Weston on 01384446119 or email .