Lead/Principal Chassis Engineer - EV

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    £50k - 80k per year

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    Jeff Lane

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    01384 446108

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    2 months ago

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Principal Chassis Design Engineer - Suspension – Electric Vehicle – Coventry – £ Competitive DOE
Searching for an automotive job with the opportunity to work on a highly innovative EV programme? The chance to work from blank page concept to basis of design?
This is an exceptional opportunity for automotive engineers to actualise designs, challenge their skills and push the boundaries of conceptual vehicle design within a leading company renowned for their expertise in automotive research & development.

What you will do
As Principal Chassis Design Engineer;

  • Define the chassis strategy and architecture of the product
  • Provide technical leadership of chassis design and development, including suspension
  • To translate project deliverables into a successful plan of work through the management of the team, to deliver within the project budget and timescale.
  • Ensure design for manufacture to support cost effective production
  • Works seamlessly across the teams to ensure a collaborative approach is applied to the delivery of the project(s)
  • Take the lead in design reviews with management and executive team as required
  • Ensure that safety and approvals product consideration are embedded in the product design

What you will need
As Principal Chassis Design Engineer;

  • Degree or equivalent in relative engineering subject
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the requirement for the development of chassis structures (suspension systems and components)
  • Successful track record of robust delivery of chassis assemblies
  • Strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results
  • Able to operate at a strategic level whilst able to resolve more detailed / technical issues as required
  • Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach in to the body/chassis product design
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, managing own workload and that of the team

What you will get
As Principal Chassis Design Engineer;

  • Experience of working on a highly innovative project from concept stage.
  • Ongoing training and development.
  • The chance to work in excellent facilities.
  • Career advancement.

Suitably qualified and experienced Principal Chassis Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter


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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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