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  • Job reference: RMS0128261

Engineer - Chassis

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/09/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (24/09/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
Main Purpose of the Role

To provide the theoretical and practical capability to be aware of and to understand in detail the latest developments in the relevant vehicle systems, in order to select, design and develop appropriate systems and components for application to the Company’s products specifically;

- Brake components, to allow optimal break cooling
- Brake splash-guard system and associated cooling components

Scope of the Role

1. Responsible for developing and maintaining technical knowledge and capability.
2. Responsible for defining and planning own work for approval by Fm and HoD.
3. Responsible for design & development of brake systems & components which, when introduced into production, will satisfy the specified performance requirements, are safe, legal and otherwise are fir for purpose (including product liability requirements).
4. Accountable for planning, monitoring and expediting all test, validation and certification of systems & components to demonstrate successful achievement of all of the above.
5. Accountable for timely design release for prototype build and production, and for delivery of relevant Product Engineering activities to achieve timely vehicle launch to quality and cost targets.

Qualifications & Experience
- Appropriate Engineering Degree, or acceptable National Certificate/Diploma and relevant experience.
- 3 years technical experience in the automotive braking design.
- Relevant system and component development experience.
- Supplier management experience, preferably with brake or aerodynamic components.
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