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  • Job reference: RMS0178306

Senior Design Engineer - Chassis

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/04/2017
  • Duration: on-going
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The Company:
In almost every automobile, there is a bit of our client. An expert of complete vehicle development and in optimizing production plants for the automotive industry. With approximately 7900 employees on more than 70 sites in 25 countries. Our client is capable of offering the whole spectrum of development services to the customer all around the automobile.

The Role:
Key Responsibilities

- Design of vehicle chassis/ mechatronics systems
- Cross platform vehicle integration and packaging
- Kinematics modeling, Complete clearance checks and highlight any issues or opportunities
- Supporting the Lead Design Engineer with component and system designs
- Modeling of pipes and hoses, suspension arms, anti-roll bar routing as well as other Chassis components
- Undertake concept and packaging studies to help determine the most appropriate part, system or technology from various suppliers.
- Prepare detail drawings & models in support of the Release process.
- Contribute effectively to team technical discussions to ensure that the Component Engineers understand the effects of design changes.
- Support problem solving/quality teams as directed by management

Our client is open to both permanent and contract.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Strong history in chassis design and engineering
- At least Bachelor's degree, Chartered status preferred
- Ability to overcome cultural barriers
- Demonstrate strong customer, team & supplier management skills
- An ability to work effectively and calmly under pressure and to manage time effectively under tight and rigid deadlines
- Strong numeracy and literacy skills
- Extensive knowledge to use virtual engineering tools such Catia V5, Siemens NX, SolidWorks
- Mircosoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Project, Visio
- Knowledge of PDM/ PLM Systems

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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