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Chassis Design Engineer - (0460)

  • Location: Cranfield
  • Salary: £24.48 - 24.48 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Product design and development
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 06 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 59709

Chassis Design Engineer (JP00000460)


PAYE £24.48 per hour

S/Date 6/12/2021 - 12 months assignment

Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs

  • Develop components and systems to Nissan project master schedule targets.
  • Identify and implement cost reduction opportunities to achieve departmental targets.
  • Resolve in development & market quality concerns within standard lead-times and produce related documents to support recurrence prevention. (ex. LLR, NESI, RP, 12D reports)
  • Conduct design reviews for responsible components at appropriate milestone timings and to achieve Nissan score card requirements.
  • Maintain engineering release according to Vehicle Specification requirements / changes.
  • Report development status to various levels of company
  • Generation of RFI/RFQs, SpecTender, design releases, and other associated documents (Supplier test plans, drawings, etc.) to company standards


  • Develop chassis systems and components to meet component, system, and vehicle targets to cost, quality and time
  • Manage suppliers to meet cost, quality and time
  • Provide technical support to other functions where necessary; cross-functional issues, Alliance Purchasing Organisation, Manufacturing, etc.
  • Benchmarking and trend analysis for vehicles, components and systems.
  • Company shall provide the following materials and equipment which shall be returned at the end of the assignment:
  • Network enabled computer (workstation or laptop) and related IT equipment & software

Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements

  • Degree or HND qualified in relevant discipline
  • Full UK/EU driving license
  • Good MS office skills especially excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to use 3D viewing tools (NX Teamcentre & SpaceVision) and release tools

There is an assumption that the candidate will have the following:

  • Experience of chassis engineering with an OEM or Tier 1 supplier.
  • Able to work autonomously, manage suppliers and report status to management
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationships and effective communication with all stakeholders
  • Problem solving skill using logical process (Problem Analysis, FTA)
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to use different techniques to communicate with various cultures.
  • Willingness to travel globally when required (Role may require travel to other Renault/Nissan sites, suppliers, & test facilities)
  • Be contactable & based in NTCE Cranfield throughout the working week
  • Professional dress code.

To apply please send your CV to 

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.