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Chassis Project Engineer

Posted 25 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Body & Chassis
Contact NameMia Biddle

Job description

Position Title: Chassis Project Engineer - Suspension Systems

Duration: Contract

Location: Hybrid Working - 2-3 days onsite, in Woking Surrey

Essential Criteria:

  • Suspension Project Scope

The scope of work includes the following systems:

  • Suspension Actuation System
  • Suspension Project Engineering
  • Support the Project Engineer in the following areas:
  • Suspension Actuation Development
  • Define the test procedure at vehicle level to validate the functionalities and meet attributes
  • Report to the Programme VLM status of the programme
  • Suspension Deliverables
  • Deliver engineering solutions for chassis VP vehicles optimized through the learning developed om the mule vehicles focusing on: Component Technical Specification
  • Testing specification
  • Data analysis
  • SAP part structuring/ Component engineering part release

Nice to Have Criteria:

  • Lead/Deliver Chassis Systems, to meet design specifications including Wheels & Tyres, Suspension, Steering, Braking
  • Packaging, concept studies and detailed design, including sizing calculations and use of CAD / CAE to create viable sections
  • Lead and support of design activities carried out in-house and at suppliers if required
  • Build support (prototype and production)
  • Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable industry and business standards
  • Supporting problem-solving activities during virtual and physical builds.
  • Assess all engineering prototypes to determine any associated issues or risks, mitigating when, and where found.
  • Research whether the design is feasible, functional and cost-effective
  • Estimate cost limits and budgets for new designs.
  • Represent the department in design reviews and during test and development activities if required
  • Design components to the lowest feasible weight
  • Ensure components and assemblies adhere to applicable internal, industry, business and where applicable legislative standards and requirements.
  • Co-ordinate own design work to deliver timely design releases and meeting all design for manufacture input from supplier(s)

Additional Information:

  • Develop and specify GD&T data set on CAD models or drawings, taking into account all inputs from parts suppliers, assembly processes and dimensional management studies
  • Creating presentation material for Design Reviews
  • Producing detailed manufacturing drawings
  • Maintain and manage engineering records and designs
  • Deliver the system architecture design using Catia V5/V6
  • Maintenance and update of the section book
  • 3D package modelling
  • Support interface with styling
  • Design for manufacture and assembly for responsible components
  • Ensuring responsible designs meet legal compliance
  • Work Package Management
  • Design Sizing Analysis
  • Sub system load analysis
  • Joints and interface design
  • Materials selection
  • Fixing selection justification with appropriate bolt calculations
  • Carbon Fibre Design and Manufacture
  • DFMEA delivery
  • Creation and Management of Engineering Tech Spec.
  • DVP&R
  • Front and Rear Crash Structures, Lightweight Structures and Carriers
  • Crash System Design - Management and Integration of CAE Inputs
  • DFM and DFA delivery
  • GD&T / RPS Location and Measurement Plans
  • Engineering to Commercial Constraints & Commercial management
  • Deliver Engineering Change