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Team Leader, Chassis

Our Automotive & Motorsport client are actively seeking a Chassis Team Leader to join their team on a permanent basis.
 
It’s a great time to join this company with many exciting projects spanning continuation vehicles, race and automotive projects.
 
Key Responsibilities; 
 
Serve as the subject matter expert for Suspension, Brakes, Wheel & Tyre and Steering systems
Lead teams in the design & development of Chassis systems for low volume production applications
Deliver appropriate documentation & sign-off to ensure the correct balance of safety, quality, cost and timing in support of project gateways
Carry out specialised analysis to provide technical guidance for projects or to the organisation
Create and maintain engineering documentation including Design & Attribute Requirements, Design Guidelines, Technical & Design Specifications, Virtual & Physical Test Procedures, Report Templates, Simulation Tools, Calculation Templates, Standards, Procedures, etc.
Check and approve engineering documentation in support of gateways 
Liaise with adjacent departments to ensure high levels of design integration
 
Key skills; 
 
BSc or MSc in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification
Over 10 years of Chassis systems experience in an automotive or motorsport role either with an OEM, Tier 1 or consultancy.
Extensive knowledge of design & attribute requirements for chassis systems and ability to tailor requirements to suit the project and product application
Experience with kinematic development, MBD, vehicle dynamics, subjective evaluation, data acquisition, suspension tuning and target setting, 
Good understanding of automotive and motorsport homologation to ensure Chassis systems are developed to conform with regulatory requirements 
Proficient with 3D modelling and technical drawings (Siemens NX preferred)
Good materials and manufacturing process knowledge
Experience in leading a high performing team