Specialist Chassis Engineer (Suspension System Tuning)

WA Consultants
West Midlands
23.00 - 25.00 GBP Hourly
19 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our prestigious automotive client are seeking a Suspension System Tuning Engineer to join their Chassis team and contribute to the design, development and delivery...

Position Description:

Suspension System Tuning (SST) Engineer leads the design, development and delivery of those Chassis systems that significantly contribute to vehicle dynamics performance whilst delivering customer comfort systems. SST are responsible for active suspension systems, which include Active Roll Control, Adaptive Damping and Air Suspension, and passive suspension systems, such as dampers, roll bars and springs. The Air Supply System adjusts air mass in the Air Suspension Springs to maintain constant ride height and to alter vehicle ride height state (eg Access/Off-Road). The system consists of Air Supply Unit (including compressor), Reservoir, Valve Blocks and Pipes. Responsibility for the design and development of Air Supply System concepts before handing over to the program delivery teams. Responsible for achieving performance targets and packaging solutions for the components to meet requirements. Close interaction is required across all suspension teams, other chassis functions, other business functions like Body or Powertrain and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:

- Ownership of creating concepts components/systems.

- Design of components to meet or exceed performance targets

- Design of components that adhere to departmental standards

- Effective planning and delivery of overall layout, detail design, durability and validation

- Derivation of Engineering Specifications, DFMEA, Delivery Timing Plans and Design Verification Plans (DVP).

- Create and maintain representative CAD.

- Supplier management, discussions and communications to achieve the business goals.

- Resolution of engineering issues using of standard problem definition and solving techniques.

Skills Required:

1) Chassis Suspension Experience

2) Demonstrated competence at delivering technical solutions

3) Demonstrated competence at generation of CAD models and engineering drawings.

Experience Required:

Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an engineering role. Engineering Degree, Mechanical or Automotive. CAD experience. Faulire Mode Avoidance Experience.

All applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK

Please contact Charlotte to discuss further and send your CV (see below)

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