Matchtech

Design Engineer - Chassis/Packaging

Recruiter
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
£30 - £35 per annum
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP390740
Contact
Jack Hurst
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Systems Design
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
The Role:

• Working as part of a team, you will help deliver vehicle level package designs to the required vehicle specifications, targets and attributes.

• Development of initial chassis package hard points and geometry from package benchmark data.

• Managing and resolving conflicts across functions.

• Taking ownership of a particular vehicle package and all aspects of the associated issues management, providing design solutions at a concept level and offering multiple solutions to vehicle issues.

• Liaison with our customers and suppliers.

• Ensure compliance with all standards including customer, safety and legislative for all markets

• Carry out all CAD based tests/checks that make up the virtual design validation plan

• Involvement in the package physical testing and documentation required to meet the Design Verification (DV) plan.

• Support and meet manufacturing and service requirements.

• Lead all packaging meetings, support design reviews, vehicle integration meetings, safety meetings, virtual build events and other meetings to resolve vehicle issues as necessary.

• Liaising with engineers covering all functions to understand the most appropriate solutions to issues.

The ideal candidate will:

• Have sound understanding and experience of suspension system or sub-frame design from early concept level onwards

• Have proven experience of delivering vehicle level package design to meet legal and safety requirements for all markets.

• Be able to provide guidance to package benchmarking technicians for scan data to provide initial hard point envelopes

• Have knowledge of vehicle and major systems’ attributes, servicing implications, manufacturing and assembly requirements.

• Have a good understanding of static and dynamic clearance criteria

• Be a team player with the flexibility to work alongside talented colleagues as part of a driven and dedicated team.

• Management experience of package design engineers – zone engineers

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