Project Engineer - Subframes
Summary: Chassis Systems are responsible for the design, engineering and releasing of the following systems and components: Wheels & tyres, foundation brakes, suspension, steering, subframes, springs & dampers, roll control, active chassis controls and powertrain mounting systems across all future and current car lines.
The role is for a Project Engineer with the engineering responsibility for the design and development of key suspension systems and components, from concept to production .
Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
Lead the design & release of subframes systems and components, to include: Isolated and solid mounted front and rear subframes, subframe bushes, structural braces and undertrays.
Lead Chassis CAD engineers to deliver concept system layout and component package maturation.
Collaborate with Vehicle Dynamics and Chassis Simulation teams to develop performance targets and primary concepts for subframe systems for early prototype build phases through to production.
Manage external suppliers to design and develop systems and components that meet specified requirements and targets, and ensure parts are delivered on time and to the required quality standard.
Work closely with Commodity Lead and Chassis Integration teams to enable swift and accurate deployment of components and systems across all vehicle model lines.
Work with Vehicle Attribute team to deliver tunable components which meet performance targets and freeze dates.
Lead DFMEAs, quality history reviews, robustness studies, and control DVP and Final Engineering Sign Off reporting.
Lead rig testing for system validation. Support vehicle and rig tests with prototype components where required.
Keep abreast of technical developments within the industry and conduct benchmarking studies to determine best practices/designs & future trends. Analyse and recommend suitability of carry-over or modular systems to optimise platform commonality.
Produce Design Manuals, Engineering Standards & Specifications and best practice documentation to aid 'Right First Time' system delivery.Qualification & Experience:
Solid experience of relevant component engineering experience within an automotive OEM or automotive components supplier.
Good working knowledge of chassis subframes and/or body structure systems and their function with respect to dynamics, NVH and crash performance.
Good working knowledge of VIS Mockup and Teamcenter
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