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Senior Chassis Engineer - Steering Systems

  • Location

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lois Weston

  • Contact email:

    lois.weston@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH45192

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-08

  • Consultant:

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Job Title: Senior Chassis Engineer - Steering Systems - SYS-783
Location: Leamington Spa
Salary Range: £40,000 - £50,000


The Role:

  • Leading the successful delivery of the steering system on a project to meet functional performance, quality, cost and timing targets
  • Define the system specifications of hydraulic, electric-hydraulic or electric power assisted steering systems
  • Define system level attribute targets from the vehicle level attribute targets and cascade relevant targets to the chassis team
  • Develop an understanding of the mechanical, electrical and functional safety requirements for autonomous vehicles
  • Guiding the CAD designers in component design and packaging work
  • Liaising with our CAE team to ensure braking system components meet all performance and attribute targets
  • Define and support the test and development activities for the steering system
  • Ensure compliance with steering system standards including customer and legislative
  • Responsibility for creation and delivery of Design Verification (DV) plans and managing DV delivery


Skills Required:

  • Technical knowledge of passenger car and off-road vehicle steering systems including system design and specification, performance prediction and design verification
  • Have proven experience of delivering at least 2 steering systems from concept to production within an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy environment
  • Understanding of the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic design of steering system components
  • Familiarity with data logging, chassis system test instrumentation and data processing
  • Experience of writing functional requirements, developing test methods and test reporting
  • Experience of automotive product development cycle
  • Full UK driving license (no restrictions), vehicle testing and evaluation experience
  • Possess good knowledge of chassis component attributes, service implications, manufacturing and assembly requirements
  • Be a team player with the ability to work alongside talented colleagues as part of a driven and dedicated team

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very 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 Quality Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.