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Lead Engineer- Chassis

  • Location

    Leicestershire, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Chiara Caterisano

  • Contact email:

    chiara.caterisano@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    60000

  • Salary low:

    60000

  • Job ref:

    50691

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-12

  • Consultant:

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Lead Engineer (Chassis Design) - Leicestershire


Our Client is looking for a talented Engineer to join their Chassis team taking a lead on specific projects and components design, helping to shape the future of their iconic product portfolio.

Anoither key part of the role is to take the lead in forwarding specialist technical knowledge
base and working practices, managing projects, technical development and technical sign-off for a small group of engineers along with assisting the Team Leader in effectively managing the team.

Key responsibilities

  • Produce good quality 2D engineering drawings and 3D CAD models using Pro-Engineer
  • Design systems and components for new and updated chassis projects, considering function, cost, manufacture, assembly and quality
  • Liaise with internal departments such as, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Quality and Assembly
  • Produce supporting documentation for designs, as required
  • Follow and help maintain design, operational and quality procedures
  • Represent the design team or PD department in interdepartmental meetings in the absence of the team leader and be technically responsible for the design and development of a major chassis subassembly or system
  • Work to enhance and distribute knowledge among the more junior members of the team, mentor and manage the workload of a small group of engineers
  • Champion drafting and updating design best practice and test procedures


Key skills and attributes

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Proficient in 2D, 3D CAD preferably Pro-engineer, GD&T
  • 7+ years Experience in engineering design of components and subassemblies, ideally
    within the motorcycle industry
  • Excellent understanding of design requirements for mass production manufacturing
  • Excellent technical comprehension of motorcycle chassis layout, design &
    development
  • Be able to manage the technical requirements of multiple chassis systems simultaneously
  • Be able demonstrate technical leadership and coaching skills, comfortable with managing and mentoring others
  • A passion for Motorcycling and willingness to work on innovative, unique and distinctive modern classic bikes

If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your details by applying to this job. Alternatively, please contact Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

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