Chassis Development Engineer - 34693

Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
20.00 - 21.70 GBP Hourly + GBP20 - GBP21.70/hour
13 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Chassis Development Engineer - 34693 - up to GBP21.27/hr - Chassis Engineering

A Chassis Development Engineer is required to work for a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

The successful candidate will work closely with system, component and control engineers to ensure the robust development of specific SST components/systems. Specific responsibilities will include:

* Complete physical and virtual rig/vehicle tests in support of system definition, development and validation (including overseas testing where required).
* Instrument vehicles/components to collect objective data in support of test requirements.
* Analyse test data and document results/conclusions.
* Project manage resources to complete development activities, which includes requesting vehicles and facilities and sourcing components and instrumentation.
* Support the development of new and improved component/system physical test methods.
* Support the development of new and improved component/system test rigs.
* Diagnose vehicle fleet issues.
* Review and develop risk assessments for development activities.

Skills Required:


* Good knowledge of active and passive Chassis systems.
* Experience analysing test data to objectively identify desirable component/system performance and/or potential design issues.
* Experience performing and/or developing physical vehicle/rig tests.

Experience Required:

* Experience with data acquisition hardware and software (e.g. CANape, Prosig, IPetronik).
* Good driving skills and an ability to articulate customer perceived attribute performance.
* Ability to prioritise their work load.
* Capable of working under own initiative but prepared to document findings and make recommendations.
* Good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas.
* Effective team player who supports team members.

In return for your experience we can offer:

* Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly
* Experience working with a leading automotive company

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship.

For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham