Suspension System Project Engineer

Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
*The Suspension System Architecture Dept is responsible for the detailed design and release of the Sub Frames, Powertrain Mounting Components, Suspension Links & Knuckles and Compliant Mounting Systems (Bushes) for all company programmes.

*This role will focus on Structural Mounting System components on a particular platform within the company range.

*Agree component/system targets (stiffness, strength, etc) with CAE team and attribute areas

*Develop component CAD with the company’s CAD designers within available package to meet component targets for function, attributes, cost and weight.

*Work with purchase team to manage supplier nomination and sourcing process.

*Manage supplier delivery of components to agreed cost, timing and quality targets through Commodity Plans, Open Issues Lists, Supplier Reviews and regular Supplier communication

*Achieve ALL program milestone engineering deliverables, robust component signs off (DVP) and Phased Submission Warrant (PSW) in line with Programme timing.

*Chassis Engineering is responsible for the design and release of a number of key vehicle systems

*Suspension Systems Architecture (SSA), Suspension System Tuning (SST), Braking, Steering Wheels and Tyres (SWAT) and Axle Concepts and Chassis System Integration (AC&CSI).

*The Suspension System Architecture (SSA) team is responsible for the design, analysis and release of vehicle chassis structural components including suspension links, knuckles, bearings, bushes and frames.

*This includes developing and implementing system and component strategies, developing detailed designs and delivering Engineering sign-off against customer requirements.

*Engine & Transmission Structural Mounting Systems are relatively simple parts; however, they have significant interactions with other parts, and vehicle attributes.

*Delivery of these components and systems is an essential element in delivering successful and profitable programmes.

Skills Required:


1)Strong communication/team working/project management skills

2)essential Self-motivated and able to deliver components / tasks with minimum supervision.

3)Robust practical knowledge of engineering principles

Experience Required:

*PC (MS Office) literacy - essential.

*Knowledge of design for castings, forgings and welded assemblies including manufacturing requirements.

*Working knowledge of Failure Mode Avoidance Quality Tools Highly motivated, enthusiastic and self-driven

Experience Preferred:

*CAE stress / durability analysis CAD CATIA V5 / V6

Additional Information:

*40 Hours per week with 3:30pm finish on Fridays

*Recruitment Consultant Molly Quirke

*Tel: 02476446940

Our clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

Here at Cattrell Hudson we pride ourselves on the service we offer to both clients and candidates. Providing the best possible service is mandatory to us, and this has helped us develop and grow our candidate base over the years. We see all of our candidates as individuals and always do our best to meet their expectations.

CH Technical Referral Scheme.

As part of our candidate attraction strategy we believe it is only right to thank those who point good people in our direction.

Dependent on the level of the role you could receive up to £300 if a successful candidate is placed in one of our live vacancies.

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Terms & Conditions:

-If you are a limited company contractor or through an umbrella company, all payments are to be invoiced to Cattrell Hudson Partners Limited and will be paid within 30 days

-If you are a permanent employee, this will be paid as a salary bonus

-Candidates must not already be in contact with CH or on our database

-Payment is due only after a placed contractor has completed 26 weeks of the contract

-Payment is due only after a placed permanent employee passes the probation and rebate period

-Payment is only due on initial placement – further placements are excluded

-There is no limit to the number of candidates you may refer

In the event of any dispute, CH Technical Recruitment’s decision is final.

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