Project Engineer - Chassis Engineering

Ref No. EMP409144
Salary £18 - £21/hour
Location Gaydon, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (13 months)
Job Status Applicants Required


We are searching for an Project Engineer to work for a large Automotive OEM in the West Midlands.

This is a contract position for 13 months and due to start asap.


Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent

The Job

Position Title: Project Engineer

Original Duration: 57 Weeks

Division: Chassis Engineering

Location: Gaydon

Position Description:

Responsibility to lead and define Chassis content through concept development gateways (KO to PSC). You will be the key Chassis contact for your programme during interactions with Architecture, Functional areas and our equivalents in other CoCs. You will be expected to present information and represent Chassis at Compatibility Reviews, Manufacturing Deep Dives, Directors Reviews and weekly Programme reviews. Key objective will be to handover your programme to the Chassis Delivery team with aligned technical assumptions, costs & vehicle targets, enabling secure and robust Job delivery.

Skills Required:


  • Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of vehicle architecture desirable, particularly chassis components within the following systems:
    • Springs, Dampers & ARBs
    • Sub-frames and powertrain mounts
    • Suspension links and knuckles
    • Steering, Wheel & Tyres
    • Brakes

Experience Required:

Project management skills - alignment & control of costs and technical assumptions Experience in managing projects and delivering results through cross functional stakeholders.

Educated to degree level in Mechanical, Automotive or another related engineering discipline

IT literate (Powerpoint, Excel, etc)"

Experience Preferred:

Ability to use CATIA Rev 5 / 6 and TCE Vis mock-up advantageous

Familiararity with PCDS

Experience and drive to develop and improve team processes and ensure consistent implementation

Additional Information:

Personal profile requirements - Have a positive approach to finding solutions with a 'can-do' attitude and be willing to question the `norm'

Ability to analyse information/data and present recommendation/conclusions concisely

Have a positive attitude and flexibility to adapt to fast-moving, changing requirements and priorities

Have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

Highly motivated self-starter and good team player

Recent graduate considered but needs to demonstrate aptitude e.g. team work, formula student involvement, relevant work experience, hobbies.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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