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Senior Engineer- Dynamic Systems

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/03/2015
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
To support the design & release of Anti-Roll Bars and Damper assemblies for all AM products.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• To support the design & release of Anti-Roll Bars and Damper assemblies for all AM products.
• Support the existing Engineers in the design and release all components within the Anti-Roll bar assemblies and damper assemblies
• Support design activities for CAD designers
• Conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs and future trends
• Work with Suppliers to design and develop components & systems to meet all specified requirements such as weight, cost, durability, and performance targets.
• Analyse the suitability of ‘parts bin’ components and identify whether new or modified designs are required.
• Manage Suppliers to ensure parts are delivered on time to the required quality standard
• Work closely with Manufacturing and Launch to enable swift and accurate fitment of components to vehicles
• Work with Vehicle Dynamics to meet attribute targets and achieve freeze dates
• Control Design Verification and Sign Off reporting
• Support vehicle tests with components where required
• Provide designs and components for concept cars and early prototype build phases
• Participate in Failure Mode Avoidance activities – DFMEAs, Quality history reviews, Robustness studies etc.
• Adhere to company safety, housekeeping and discipline standards.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• The successful candidate will be degree-qualified, or equivalent, in a relevant Engineering discipline and have relevant experience.
• 3 years minimum experience within an automotive or automotive components supplier group
• Knowledge of suspension systems and their function
• Component Engineering Experience
• Prepared to manage Suppliers both in UK and abroad
• Rig test environment experience
• NX CAD system experience would be desirable
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