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Senior Engineer - Chassis

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Senior Engineer - Chassis

Posted 29 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationWarwick
Job type Permanent
Discipline Body & Chassis
Reference60972_1706534943
Contact NameMia Biddle

Job description

Order Ref: 583

Position Title: Senior Engineer - Chassis

Duration: Permanent

Location: Midlands

  • Our Client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Chassis Engineer to join our team.
  • As a Senior Chassis Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, engineering and release of full vehicle chassis systems, including suspension links, corner springs and dampers, roll and heave control, uprights and hubs, wheels and tyres, foundation braking, brake actuation, parking brake, steering, pedals, and pedal box.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring designs meet legal compliance and for managing the work package, system package, and subsystem specification and analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently applies extensive knowledge of principles and practices in either a broad area of related fields or a specific subject area.
  • Uses advanced techniques in the modification or extension of engineering practices to complete assignments.
  • Leads projects tasks of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Develops new techniques and/or improved processes, materials, or products.
  • Assists upper levels management and staff within a technical specialism.
  • Formulates and solves problems.
  • Assists with proposal for future projects.
  • Prepares and manages scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments.
  • Directs and coordinates engineers to complete defined assignments.
  • Receives general direction on key objectives.
  • Receives supervision relating to critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
  • Interacts with clients, customers, officials, contractors and others.
  • Regularly attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments.
  • Assists upper levels management and staff within a technical specialist.
  • Formulates and solves problems
  • Assists with proposal for future projects.
  • Prepares and manages scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments.
  • Directs and coordinates engineers to complete defined assignments.
  • Receives general direction on key objectives.
  • Receives supervision relating to critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
  • Interacts with clients, customers, officials, contractors and others.
  • Regularly attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments.
  • Design for manufacture and assembly for responsible components and assemblies
  • Technical procurement support
  • Outsource supplier management to budget and timing
  • Design Sizing Analysis
  • Sub system loads
  • Joints and interfaces
  • Materials selection
  • Bolt calculations
  • Identifying areas for continuous improvement
  • Keeping Technical knowledge and expertise up to date.
  • Mentoring and supporting professional development of all colleagues, particularly junior staff.
  • Performing any other duties that may well be reasonably expected within the remit of the role.

Experience:

  • Strong background in the design of various chassis systems including Brakes, Steering and Suspension
  • BSc/MSc in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Strong and proven experience in chassis design and engineering.
  • Engineering council professional registration.
  • Member of professional practice organisation member of local representative committee.
  • Involved with outreach activities focuses towards higher education and professional bodies.