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Chassis Engineer

Chassis Engineer

Job Title: Chassis Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford
Industry:
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SD5079FEED
Contact Name: Simon Davey
Contact Email: simond@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: July 21, 2020 13:45

Job Description

Chassis Engineer
Permanent
Guildford
£30,000 - £45,000

Responsibilities:
- Reporting to the Chief Engineer, you will be responsible for Design activities in the chassis design team
- Responsibility for designing chassis systems; including steering Racks, EPAS steering columns, suspension components, wheels, brake systems using Catia V5
- You will be required to keep up to date with latest technologies in the industry
- You will be required to liaise with the prototype workshop to define components and support test vehicle build
- Liaise with project management and purchasing to ensure budgetary and timing plans are met
- Ensure designs meet with all relevant regulatory requirements
- Conduct meeting with suppliers and technical partners
- Schedule own activities to promote engineering deliverables that meet required specifications

Experience and Qualifications:
- The candidate should be degree qualified with preferably a degree in mechanical engineering
- Experience in motorsport and sports cars is essential
- Ideally skilled in working with Catia V5 and using Excel
- Capable of carrying out hand calculations for components and correct material choices
- Have some knowledge & experience of EPAS, active suspension systems
- Understanding of bush design for NVH, ride and handling
- Good working knowledge of ABS, ESC and TC
- Ability to use FEA software would be an advantage