Principal Chassis Engineer - Suspension Systems

Leamington Spa
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Life, Bupa
03 Jul 2017
31 Jul 2017
Stuart Graydon
Systems Design
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

* Develop and deliver a suspension system from initial concept to production, including technical leadership of agreed project deliverables
* Ensure all deliverables are completed in a cost-effective and timely manner whilst promoting a task delivery approach within the team
* Cascade vehicle level ride and handling attribute targets to the chassis project team
* Produce design solutions that meet customer attribute targets for ride & handling, durability, NVH, homologation, etc.
* Coordinate design and analysis tasks to support the successful delivery of the suspension system
* Plan and manage system/component test and validation activities
* Effectively manage tier 1 suppliers to develop component specific targets which meet all programme and technical requirements
* Support cross functional working with other divisions to effectively utilise shared resources across the business

The ideal candidate:

* Have a broad range of suspension system experience in passenger cars & off-road vehicles (SUV’s, military)
* Have a degree in an Engineering or Science related discipline
* Possess a high standard of technical knowledge regarding chassis systems/components with significant emphasis on suspension systems.
* Have proven experience within an automotive or military engineering background, with a number of years leading teams to successfully deliver projects within an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy environment
* Have the ability to plan and deliver projects within budget to an agreed timescale
* Have good interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to develop a team and to coach junior engineers
* Have good commercial awareness and business acumen
* Possess drive and commitment to deliver technically challenging projects

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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