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Suspension Project Engineer

Job Title: Suspension Project Engineer
Location: Gaydon
Contract Type: Contract
Sector: Automotive
Salary: £20/ph - £24/ph

My client is the leading automotive OEM in the UK who has multiple product releases scheduled every year for the foreseeable future. As part of their long-term growth plans, they now require a project engineer to join the chassis engineering team focused on the delivery of innovative new suspension systems.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the Engineering lifecycle and what it takes to get a product/component from development into production. This will include:
•Effective planning and delivery of overall layout to ensure quality, cost and timing.
•Demonstrate competence at delivering technical solutions.
•Demonstrated competence at engineering drawings and CAD models.
•Proven problem solving skills in an engineering environment.

Position description:
•Design and development of Damper, Springs and damper modules.
•Deliver ground-up designs of all these components from concept through detail design and into production.
•Achieving performance targets for their components to facilitate meeting dynamic and durability requirements.
•Interaction across all suspension teams, other chassis functions and suppliers in order to achieve this.

Key Responsibilities:
•Ownership of components from early concepts to production
•Design of components to meet or exceed performance targets
•Design of components that adhere to departmental standards
•Effective planning and delivery of overall layout, detail design, durability and validation
•Derivation of Engineering Specifications, DFMEA, Delivery Timing Plans and Design Verification Plans (DVP).
•Release of Engineering Drawings
•Supplier management, discussions and communications to achieve the business goals.
•Resolution of engineering issues throughout process. Use of problem definition and 6 sigma.
•Leadership of other team members where applicable.

This is a permanent opportunity within the leading automotive OEM offering excellent career prospects. Please forward your CV for immediate feedback and interview.

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