Suspension Lead Engineer

Suspension Lead Engineer
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Coventry, West Midlands, England, UK Coventry West Midlands GBR CV3 4FX
Job Ref: BBBH34383
Sector: Aerospace & Defence
Date Added: 02 January 2023

Suspension Lead Engineer Our client is revolutionizing e-Mobility from the ground-up. Our disruptive corners and fully flat, ultra-modular Electric Vehicle platforms are set to become the standard for electric vehicles. Providing complete design freedom to build mission specific EVs, these will provide maximum room for passengers, cargo and batteries with the smallest footprint and help reduce carbon emissions for a greener world. They are seeking a Suspension Lead Engineer to support rapid growth. Responsibilities

  • Leading the delivery of chassis and structures systems and components for prototype and production
  • Creation of commodity plans to ensure the timely delivery of the project
  • Agree component targets with the business and suppliers such as stiffness targets, D & R targets, NVH targets
  • Working alongside the Design Engineers to ensure engineering targets are met
  • Delegating tasks to other team members and ensuring that they deliver components in a timely manner
  • Supplier engagement and management
  • Ensuring suppliers deliver on time and to cost and weight target
  • Build support including concessions and mitigation plans
  • Planning CAE and DFM activities with design and CAE team
  • Supporting the creation of DFMEA's
  • Plan verification tests using DVP's when applicable
  • Communicating project plan and status to program management team
  • Liaising with other component owners to ensure robust integration of their systems
  • PLM (product lifecycle management) tasks
  • Processing change requests


  • Proven experience of component and system delivery
  • Degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • The ability develop relationships with suppliers and internal team members
  • Knowledge of castings, pressed components, sheet metal parts and welded and bolted assemblies
  • Experience of delivering chassis systems and components
  • Strong planning and problem solving skills with knowledge of industry tools aid this (DFMEA, DVP, 8D tools)
  • Strong decision making and leadership skills
  • Commercial vehicle experience an advantage

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

01/02/2023 11:30:25
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Contact Consultant:
Faye Jackson

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