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Suspension System Tuning Engineer - 33331 - £25.41/hr

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£23.41 - £25.41 per hour
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A Suspension System Tuning Engineer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. This is a long term contract paying up to £25.41 per hour.

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.

Responsibility for the design and development of Roll Control concepts (passive Anti-Roll Bars and Active Roll Control) 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:

  • Chassis Suspension Experience
  • Demonstrated competence at delivering technical solutions
  • Demonstrated competence at generation of CAD models and engineering drawings.

Experience Required:

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

Experience Preferred:

Problem solving skills and experience

Education Required:

Engineering Degree, Mechanical or Automotive

If you are interested in this role, please apply now with an up to date CV. For more information, please contact Lois Weston on 01384446119 or email .