IC Resources Ltd

Chassis Integration Mechanical Engineer

Location
Surrey
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 Nov 2018
Closes
20 Dec 2018
Ref
JO-1811-135875
Contact
Sasha Booth
Job Function
Design
Specialist Area
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client, a pioneer in the Electric Vehicle technology industry, is looking for a Chassis Integration Mechanical Engineer to join their Surrey based team. In this role you will be given the opportunity to become an expert in your field and work within a team of innovative and motivated Engineers. If you are looking for a fast-paced and collaborative environment to progress your career this could be the opportunity for you!


The role:


In this role you will support vehicle integration including suspension, braking, bearings, wheels/tyres. The role will primarily be based in Surrey but there may be international travel involved.


Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):


· Take ownership of existing product CAD data and system characteristics and develop it to support customer vehicles or systems.

· Develop vehicle integration solutions including wheel, brake, suspension, bearing and other components to meet customer expectations.

· Support on-site mechanical integration activities and problem resolution.

· Manage the relationships with customers and suppliers to propose professional solutions to overcome issues during product integration to the target vehicles.

· Author high quality drawings and documents to support customer engineering activities (to BS 8888).

· Provide Guidance and supporting analysis to mature designs with series production intent.

· Produce creative and innovative designs.

· Development and analysis of engineering solutions.

· Produce and manipulate complex CAD models.


Required skills and experience:


· Technical understanding of vehicle suspension and braking components.

· Experience of 3D CAD (e.g. Solidworks, Catia etc)

· Degree (BEng) in relevant engineering field.

· Understanding of automotive mechanical design processes, specifically suspension and chassis components.

· Knowledge of codes of conduct and ethical working.

· Ability to communicate verbally and through technical documentation in English.

· Ability to work in an international environment.

· Ability to self-motivate and work with minimal oversight.

· Good computer skills (Microsoft Office, Solidworks).

· Excellent personal and task organisation.


Desirable skills and experience:


· Masters degree in relevant engineering field.

· Chartered status with a recognised engineering body.

· OEM/Tier 1 experience with vehicle systems/assemblies.

· Experience working with high power electric and hybrid powertrains.

· Experience of automotive traction batteries and motors.

· Experience of working with foundation brakes and NVH optimisation.

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