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Team Lead - Chassis Systems

  • Location: Wellingborough
  • Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Plus Benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago


Chassis Team Leader

Motorsport and Automotive

£60,000 - £75,000 pa plus Benefits

We are currently working with a motorsport and high-performance vehicle specialist to recruit a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer. The main responsibilities will be to lead teams in the design and development of Chassis Systems within the Vehicle Engineering department, to ensure they are delivered on time, in budget and to the agreed quality standard, while promoting a continuously improving culture.

What's in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work with cutting edge high voltage technology powertrain developments.
  • A competitive salary and benefits, working for a technical consultancy with a background in both motorsport and high-performance road cars.

As Chassis Team Leader you will be required to:

  • Serve as the top level subject matter expert and design authority for Suspension, Brakes, Wheel & Tyre and Steering systems delivering projects on time, to budget and to the required quality standard.
  • Work with the Head of Vehicle Engineering to cost, plan and generate proposals for new projects, while determining appropriate documentation, validation and sign-off requirements.
  • Carry out or over-check calculations, analysis and testing as required to ensure safe, reliable operation while meeting the required performance criteria.
  • Understand applicable regulatory or homologation requirements and ensure compliance with necessary regulations and standards.
  • Take overall responsibility for the Chassis Technical and Design Specifications, taking advantage of appropriate technology for new product evolution while managing all other requirements to ensure the projects are delivered on time.

As Chassis Team Leader you will have:

  • A degree in Mechanical or similar Engineering subject
  • Proven experience in an automotive or motorsport applications as part of an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy
  • Experience with kinematic development, MBD, vehicle dynamics, subjective evaluation, data acquisition, suspension tuning and target setting.
  • Good understanding of automotive and motorsport homologation to ensure Chassis systems are developed to conform with regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of CAD (NX/Catia/CREO)

Suitably qualified and experienced Chassis Team Leader’s should apply directly or by contacting Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or via

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.