CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

C012

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Chassis - Integration Engineer

CHASSIS

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lead and execute development work within the Chassis Engineering team for new materials and new technology implementation
Lightweight product development with application focus on chassis systems
Application of diverse lightweight materials and technologies on vehicle program to fulfil performance, weight and cost targets
Documentation and presentation of project work
Perform detailed vehicle benchmark analysis
Lead lightweight concept work and weight reduction proposal definition on overall vehicle
Definition of weight target(s) on vehicle, system and component level
Actively manage the weight attribute for overall vehicle by working together with all development teams
Documentation and presentation of weight status
Lead cross functional communication and work in all aspects and escalate challenges early to define robust solution with highest quality
Define lessons learned and design guidelines
Ensure that learnings out of benchmark analysis are embedded in processes, guidelines and innovation
Develop and define future material strategy acc. to vehicle development plan within the engineering team.
Other tasks assigned by line manager

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

5 + years of chassis systems knowledge
Professional knowledge and experience of lightweight technology in vehicle engineering
Experience of development projects with applying light metals and composites
Knowledge of new technology and new technical developments in this domain (joining, bonding, painting etc)
Pro-active and must have innovative ideas and push the boundaries.
Practical and theoretical knowledge of product development, manufacturing, geometry and design area
Solid knowledge of CATIA V5 to assess 3D data for concept definition
Tooling knowledge
Crash knowledge
Weight management

IR35 STATUS

SYSTEMS COVERED