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Senior Chassis Engineer

Senior Chassis Engineer

Job Title: Senior Chassis Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norwich
Salary: Circa 50k
Start Date: asap
Reference: GF4559
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2018 13:52

Job Description

Senior Chassis Engineer
Permanent - Up to 55k

Our automotive OEM is seeking an experienced Senior Chassis Engineer to work on existing cars / projects, supporting changes and modifications within their current engineering team. This will involve Catia V5 Chassis Design and Project Engineering.

Duties / Responsibilities:
Delivery of engineering design solutions to resolve issues and concerns identified during the manufacture assembly and field operation of their products.
With the increase in knowledge and expertise the role can be expanded to include a wider scope of activity with an increase in responsibilities to cover a broader range of activities.
Objective of the Role:
To support the current engineering team manager to deliver technical solutions to issues identified during the manufacture and customer usage of their products. Inputs to the activities will originate from the Customer Services, Manufacturing, Assembly and Purchasing functions.
Individuals at a senior level would be expected to accept ownership of a range of issues and operate with an agreed level of autonomy and accountability.
Design support of vehicle chassis subsystems of components:
Support for BOM including mass information
Problem resolution and detailed engineering design utilising internal departments and suppliers as appropriate
Creation of CAD models, component drawings, assembly drawings, exploded views, installation drawings and data packs including updates to FMEA's and DVP's to support issue resolution in accordance with the quality acceptance standards.
Support to "fit and function" evaluation of subsystem components
Support to performance testing of subsystem components and collation of test results
Support to assembly line and build concern resolution
Support to the department:
Support to the generation of planning and proposal information if required
Support to the department in achieving the requirements of quality systems approval both internal and external
Qualifications and Experience:
HNC or equivalent in mechanical Engineering/automotive Engineering
Technical knowledge which covers the specification and delivery of chassis related parts
Proficient in the use of CATIA V5
Design role in an Automotive OEM
Enthusiasm, communication and presentation skills
Office based with occasional visits to suppliers and test facilities
Short and long haul travel may be required in order to support project needs, frequency to be agreed between Project Manager and the Engineer

To apply please send an MS Word formatted version of your CV across for our review.