Lead Component Engineer - Castings and Forgings - 36310

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    £22.53 - 22.53 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 397555

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Ref: 36310

Title: Lead Component Engineer

Division: Chassis Engineering

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

Lead Component Engineering within Suspension Architecture taking ownership of in-house, make-to-print engineering design of suspension components including; sub-frames, suspension links, knuckles, engine brackets, transmission cradles, etc.

Role will require working closely with all stakeholders across the business to design and development robustly engineer components meeting all customer requirements and with strong documented evidence to demonstrate components are fit for purpose. This is a real opportunity to truly own the ground up engineering of future JLR products as such a real passion, knowledge and enthusiasm for first principles engineering design is required.

Skills Required:


  1. Tenacious and highly driven to achieve deliver results against targets and commitment dates
  2. Engineering Design, Release and Delivery experience from concept to production.
  3. Able to build strong positive relationships internally with stakeholders and within suppliers

Experience Required:

- Knowledge of design for castings (including hollow castings) and forgings including manufacturing requirements.

- Engineering Knowledge to minimise weight whilst maintaining functionality.

- Proven ability to take strong leadership of suppliers to drive results

- Able to present information concisely at all levels within the business to gain buy-in

- Ability to control and release components and drawings through Teamcenter.

Experience Preferred:

- Prior experience of working within JLR releasing processes and system

- Ability to use CATIA V5 CAD for Solid and surface modelling.

- Ability to use CATIA CAE function

- Knowledge of suspension systems

Education Required:

Engineering Degree (preferably Automotive or Mechanical)

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.

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