Senior Chassis Component Engineer - 35761

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    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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    Lois Weston

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    10 months ago

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Ref: 35761

Title: Component Engineer

Division: Chassis Engineering

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Rate: Up to £25.85 per hour

Position Description:

The successful candidate will have responsibility for design and engineering delivery to production for active and passive roll control components for Jaguar and Land Rover Suspension Systems. The candidate will:

  • Develop/design components through close working relationships with CAD engineer and interfacing teams (e.g. Chassis, Body, Vehicle Dynamics, Manufacturing, Service).
  • Prepare engineering content (Designs, Specifications, Statement of Work) to Purchasing to enable supplier sourcing.
  • Liaise with suppliers to develop designs, ensure robust sign off and support prototype and production builds.
  • Apply Failure Mode Avoidance techniques (FMEA).
  • Manage Design Verification Plan for testing conducted at the supplier and at JLR and record using the JLR requirement management system (RMDV).
  • Release and manage engineering designs using JLR systems (e.g. WERS, AIMS).

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated competence at delivering technical solutions with effective planning and delivery to quality, cost and timing targets.
  • Team player with is proactive with good communication skills.
  • Demonstrable understanding of chassis suspension components.

Experience Required:

  • Ideally, minimum of 3 years of experience in an engineering role.
  • CAD experience beneficial.

Experience Preferred:

  • Project management experience would be an advantage
  • Understanding of Engineering Quality principals, primarily DFMEA
  • Use of DMAIC tools preferable Six Sigma Problem Solving
  • Use of Ford / JLR systems
  • Mechatronics knowledge

Education Required:

Engineering Degree

If you are interested in this position, please apply now. For more information, contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

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