Senior Chassis Engineer - Steering Systems

Projeq Group
West Midlands
Up to £50000 DOE
29 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Chassis Engineer - Steering Systems

Type of Role: Permanent, supporting project type activities

Location: West Midlands

Salary: up to £50k depending upon experience

First Tier Automotive Supplier


  • 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
  • Liaising with the 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 client and legislative
  • Responsibility for creation of Design Verification (DV) plans and managing DV delivery

This is an opportunity to join a Global First Tier Automotive Supplier.


  • Proven experience of delivering at least 2 steering systems from concept to production within an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy environment
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Very Competent Technical knowledge of passenger car and off-road vehicle steering systems including system design and specification, performance prediction and design verification
  • 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
  • Proven experience of automotive product development cycle
  • Competent knowledge of chassis component attributes, service implications, manufacturing and assembly requirements

Please contact Susannah

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