Principal Chassis Engineer - Suspension Systems
Job Description For Vacancy No: 234485L
Consultant: Lewis Cross
Company Profile: Our client is a world-class provider of engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy for the global automotive, transport, defence and energy industries. With a century of delivering value, they employ over 2,500 professional consultants, engineers and staff world-wide.
Job Location: West Midlands
Job Position: Principal Chassis Engineer - Suspension Systems
The Role: Develop and deliver a suspension system from initial concept to production, including technical leadership of agreed project deliverables
Ensure all deliverables are completed in a cost-effective and timely manner whilst promoting a task delivery approach within the team
Cascade vehicle level ride and handling attribute targets to the chassis project team
Produce design solutions that meet customer attribute targets for ride & handling, durability, NVH, homologation, etc.
Coordinate design and analysis tasks to support the successful delivery of the suspension system
Plan and manage system/component test and validation activities
Effectively manage tier 1 suppliers to develop component specific targets which meet all programme and technical requirements
Support cross functional working with other divisions to effectively utilise shared resources across the business
Candidate: Have a broad range of suspension system experience in passenger cars & off-road vehicles (SUV's, military)
Have a degree in an Engineering or Science related discipline
Possess a high standard of technical knowledge regarding chassis systems/components with significant emphasis on suspension systems.
Have proven experience within an automotive or military engineering background, with a number of years leading teams to successfully deliver projects within an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy environment
Have the ability to plan and deliver projects within budget to an agreed timescale
Have good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to develop a team and to coach junior engineers
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + Company Benefits