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Design Engineer - Chassis

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: California
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/06/2019
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Responsibilities:

Generate and develop unique, innovative and advanced chassis design concepts; such as front and rear suspension, steering, brakes and structures
Ensure compliance of sub-system and component designs with all vehicle/component technical requirements, quality objectives, program milestones, performance, cost, weight & safety
Effectively collaborate with other engineering groups, suppliers and the leadership team to meet engineering deliverables within tight time constraints
Participate in design reviews and DFMEA studies
Perform feasibility checks with respect to chassis, manufacturing, control & design aspects
Utilize GD&T concepts to determine tolerances for proper design
Some travel domestically and/or internationally may be required

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
3+ years of experience in automotive chassis design and development
Experience utilizing CATIA V5/V6
Experience in automotive component and subsystem engineering, demonstrating technical aptitude from concept through release and launch for production
Understand the fundamental differences in design and engineering of premium luxury vehicle
In-depth technical expertise with the latest manufacturing technologies and feasibility execution to achieve systems requirements and world-class craftsmanship/performance targets
Understanding of NVH principles
Strong working knowledge of Design for Manufacturing, including familiarity with modern GD&T and dimensional engineering practices
Experience with technical documentation; DVP&R, DFMEA and BOM management
Utilize DFSS methodologies as appropriate during the design, validation and launch of the programs

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