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  • Job reference: RMS0183281

Chassis Integration Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/08/2017
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
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The Role:
The Chassis Integration Engineer reports to the Supervisor of Chassis Integration and cooperates with all relevant areas, with responsibility for the following:
- Interface between Carline Management and the functional areas.
- Communication of program specific requirements to the design and release areas.
- Agree overall program requirement & targets with Chassis Engineering functions and program and lead the resolution of target conflicts.
- Cascade gateway deliverables and support development of work plans accordingly.
- Active participation in program management meetings such as VLBT, PST,PMT, LMM, NMFL.
- Represent Chassis Engineering in concern meetings with the responsibility, to review the existing concerns, cascade them to the system leaders and make sure that solution will be implemented quickly to clear the concerns.
- Track concern progress and ensure timely approval from other areas, to prevent concern aging.
- Lead notice progression to prevent notice aging.
- Represent Chassis Engineering in AIMS meetings and lead the update and resolution of AIMS issues.
- Represent Chassis Engineering in cross programme meetings and reviews (A-PAT, V-PAT, Weight PAT etc.).
- Support program drive events ¿ Support new program launches as required by program launch team
- Initiate and support design reviews with Chassis Engineering and x-functional Managers.
- Coordinate improvement initiatives on chassis product quality, cost and timing.

The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Relevant degree qualification within Mechanical Engineering or similar
- Mechanical Engineering knowledge and Program Management experience must be demonstrable.
- Ability to represent the department in management level program reviews.
- Tact, diplomacy and perseverance. PC literate. Full driving License.
- Product Development and volume automotive manufacture.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Chassis Engineering experience an advantage.

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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