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  • Job reference: RMS0178079

Suspension/Strut Platform Build Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/08/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/08/17)

The Role:
Suspension. Engine mounts. Wheels and tyres. To provide an exceptional driving experience, every chassis component needs be honed to perfection. That takes all kinds of people, from designers through to project managers. The Driving Dynamics department is part of Chassis Product Development and are responsible for delivery of struts, dampers, spring systems, air suspension and active roll control tuning specification.

The successful candidate will have experience in with building actual suspensions struts/platforms and should demonstrate a good understanding of the fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics, and the role active systems have to play in delivering the Vehicle Dynamics attribute. The candidate will be critical to the Driving Dynamics Team in the application of new chassis technologies, allowing us to deliver 19-21MY programmes. The candidate must have a proven ability to deliver on project deadlines and demonstrate they have made a real contribution in their previous roles.

Key Skills
* First-hand experience with building actual suspensions struts/platforms
* Experience/knowledge with switchable damper tuning. (Hardware related.)
* Demonstrable understanding of Vehicle Dynamics, and proven ability to consistently assess Vehicle Dynamics from the driver's seat.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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