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Chassis Design Engineer

  • Location: Warwick
  • Salary: £35 - 40 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Product design and development
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email: James.tilley@jonlee.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: June/July 2022
  • Expiry Date: 15 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61109

Chassis Design Engineer

Warwick (1-2 days a week remote)

Up to £40/hr - Outside IR35

Contract

Automotive

A Chassis Design Engineer is required to join our client’s Design & Engineering Centre for a specialist vehicle manufacturer.

Our client is a world leader in automotive design who have a reputation for innovative design taking a unique approach through creative thinking to deliver complete car programmes from concept through to production.

The key elements of the Chassis Design Engineering function are to ensure the compatibility of design solutions against the vehicle specification, integrate hardware with styled themes and to work with the Engineering group of the company to ensure the design output is aligned with structural parameters. In addition to design tooling, jigs and fixtures and support vehicle build. The role will require a close working relationship with other function groups to ensure Vehicle technical specifications are met with regard to function, cost and performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for designing a variety of chassis systems; including steering racks, EPAS steering columns, suspension components, dampers, wishbones, track rods, steering arms, wheels and brake systems.
  • Vehicle Engineering & Simulation, you will be responsible for Design activities in the chassis design team
  • You will be required to liaise with the prototype workshop to define components and support test vehicle build
  • Liaise with project management and purchasing to ensure budgetary and timing plans are met
  • Ensure designs meet with all relevant regulatory requirements
  • Conduct meeting with suppliers and technical partners
  • Schedule own activities to promote engineering deliverables that meet required specifications

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified, preferably a degree in mechanical engineering
  • Experience in motorsport and sports cars is desirable
  • Ideally skilled in working with CATIA V5 and using Excel
  • Capable of carrying out hand calculations for components and correct material choices
  • Have some knowledge & experience of EPAS, active suspension systems
  • Understanding of bush design for NVH, ride and handling
  • Good working knowledge of ABS, ESC and TC
  • Ability to use FEA software would be an advantage
  • Have original minds and great drive for implementing their ideas and achieving their goals

For further information, please send your interest and CV to - james.tilley@jonlee.co.uk

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.