Chassis Project Engineer - 34892

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    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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  • Salary:

    £18.00 - £21.50 per hour

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    Lois Weston

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    about 1 year ago

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Ref: 34892

Title: Project Engineer

Division: Chassis Engineering

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Rate: Up to £21.50 per hour

Position Description:

Responsibility to lead and define Chassis content through concept development gateways (KO to PSC). You will be the key Chassis contact for your programme during interactions with Architecture, Functional areas and our equivalents in other CoCs.

You will be expected to present information and represent Chassis at Compatibility Reviews, Manufacturing Deep Dives, Directors Reviews and weekly Programme reviews. Key objective will be to handover your programme to the Chassis Delivery team with aligned technical assumptions, costs & vehicle targets, enabling secure and robust Job#1 delivery.

Skills Required:

Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent

Good communication skills

Understanding of vehicle architecture desirable, particularly chassis components within the following systems:

  • Springs, Dampers & ARBs
  • Sub-frames and powertrain mounts
  • Suspension links and knuckles
  • Steering, Wheel & Tyres
  • Brakes

Experience Required:

  • Good communication skills
  • Project management skills - alignment & control of costs and technical assumptions Experience in managing projects and delivering results through cross functional stakeholders.
  • Educated to Degree level in Mechanical, Automotive or another related Engineering discipline
  • IT literate (Powerpoint, Excel, etc)"

Experience Preferred:

  • Ability to use CATIA Rev 5 / 6 and TCE Vis mock-up advantageous
  • Familiarity with JLR PCDS
  • Experience and drive to develop and improve team processes and ensure consistent implementation

Education Required:

  • Educated to Degree level in Mechanical, Automotive or another related Engineering discipline

Personal Profile:

  • Have a positive approach to finding solutions with a 'can-do' attitude and be willing to question the 'norm'
  • Ability to analyse information/data and present recommendation/conclusions concisely
  • Have a positive attitude and flexibility to adapt to fast-moving, changing requirements and priorities
  • Have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter and good team player
  • Recent graduate considered but needs to demonstrate aptitude e.g. team work, formula student involvement, relevant work experience, hobbies.

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Chassis Project Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

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