35073 - Specialist Suspension Component Engineer - upto £2580ph ltd

Contechs Consulting Limited
UPTO £25.80ph Umbrella / Limited Company
12 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our global Automotive client based in Gaydon is looking for a Specialist Suspension Component Engineer.

Position Description:

The Suspension System Architecture Dept. is responsible for the detailed design and release of the Sub Frames, Powertrain Mounting Components, Suspension Links & Knuckles and Compliant Mounting Systems (Bushes) for all programmes

  • This role will focus on Structural Mounting System components on a particular platform within the clients range
  • Agree component/system targets (stiffness, strength, etc) with CAE team and attribute areas
  • Develop component CAD with CAD designers within available package to meet component targets for function, attributes, cost and weight
  • Work with purchase team to manage supplier nomination and sourcing process
  • Manage supplier delivery of components to agreed cost, timing and quality targets through Commodity Plans, Open Issues Lists, Supplier Reviews and regular Supplier communication
  • Achieve ALL program milestone engineering deliverables, robust component sign off (DVP) and Phased Submission Warrant (PSW) in line with Programme timing

Skills Required:

  • Strong communication/team working/project management skills, essential
  • Self-motivated and able to deliver components / tasks with minimum supervision
  • Robust practical knowledge of engineering principles

Experience Required:

  • PC (MS Office) literacy – essential
  • Knowledge of design for castings, forgings and welded assemblies including manufacturing requirements
  • Working knowledge of Failure Mode Avoidance Quality Tools
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and self-driven

Experience Preferred:

  • CAE stress / durability analysis
  • CAD CATIA V5 / V6

Additional Information:

  • Chassis Engineering is responsible for the design and release of a number of key vehicle systems. Suspension Systems Architecture (SSA), Suspension System Tuning (SST), Braking, Steering Wheels and Tyres (SWAT) and Axle Concepts and Chassis System Integration (AC&CSI)
  • The Suspension System Architecture (SSA) team is responsible for the design, analysis and release of vehicle chassis structural components including suspension links, knuckles, bearings, bushes and frames
  • This includes developing and implementing system and component strategies, developing detailed designs and delivering Engineering sign-off against customer requirements
  • Engine & Transmission Structural Mounting Systems are relatively simple parts, however they have significant interactions with other parts, and vehicle attributes
  • Delivery of these components and systems is an essential element in delivering successful and profitable programmes

35073 - Specialist Suspension Component Engineer - upto £25.80ph ltd

If your skills and experience suit this position please apply.

**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.**

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960320933

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