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Chassis Engineer - Suspension Architecture

Employer
Tata Technologies
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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At Tata Technologies we make product development dreams a reality by designing, engineering and validating the products of tomorrow for the world's leading manufacturers. Due to our continued growth we are now recruiting for a Chassis Engineer - Suspension Architecture to be based at our customer's site in Fen End.

Our Engineering Research and Development department (ER&D) is a fast growing function within Tata Technologies Limited that is assembled to work on exciting projects globally for multiple customers. It comprises highly specialized engineers across Automotive, Aerospace and Industrial Heavy Machinery.

The Role:

The purpose of this role is to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new Suspension System Architecture (SSA) systems and components or commodities. The role requires the individual to deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time and lead on the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across specific customer programmes.

Area of Responsibility

?All design solutions meet commercial, functional, attribute and legal requirements

?Component maturation plan and engineering validation delivered on time to meet program builds and gateways

?Workload to be managed in an open and transparent manor

?Lead and develop the SSA component design and delivery within chassis, including investigation of new technology and suppliers.

?Own component 2D and 3D geometry maturation in line with the development, preferably directly managing CAD packages

?Deliver the commodity plan to quality, cost and time, including maintaining the Worldwide Engineering Release System

?Own and deliver the Engineering Advanced Product Quality Planning deliverables

?Manage Change Request, expenditure forecasting and the relevant supplier teams in support of delivery of the programme milestones

?Manage DV and PV test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages through to sign off and support engineering test teams with rectification of issues

?Resolve issues with component engineering and vehicle attribute teams to develop designs that meet targets

?Ensure all appropriate standards are met through-out design maturation

?Provide input into new feature development

?Identify and deliver efficiency improvements, including weight, cost and complexity reduction

?Ensure all programme design solutions meet:

oProgramme targets for cost and weight

oLegal regulations and Requirements Management and Design Verification documentation

oOptical Quality and Premium Consumer Product Audit requirements

?Keep all Module documentation up to date including:

oMeeting minutes

oFoundation and Programme Design analysis documents

oQuality history and bill of design

oeAPQP

oSmartsheet commodity timing plans

?Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

Knowledge / Experience

Essential:

?Proven technical knowledge and automotive engineering experience of the design and development of suspension system hardware, particularly knuckle, links and subframes

?Previous experience of managing resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment

?A good working knowledge of product creation and delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes

?Proven ability to manage senior stakeholders and communicate at all levels

?Experience in Microsoft Office software

?Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred

Desirable:

?Capability in using Virtual Engineering tools such as Teamcenter, Enovia, CATIA V5 & CATIA V6

?An understanding of how the suspension architecture influences the vehicles dynamic behaviour, delivers the vehicle level targets and how this is distilled to a system/component level

?Knowledge of component manufacturing techniques

?Knowledge of component design for high performance applications

?Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills

If you are passionate about bringing innovation to the projects you work on and want to join a global company, then this is the place for you.

Tata Technologies: Engineering a better world.



Tata Technologies would like to thank all applicants for their interest, each application will be reviewed against the set criteria for the role. We would like to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 10 working days following the closing date it will mean that unfortunately your application has not been successful. We will however retain your details for any suitable future opportunities.
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