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Project Engineer - Body & Chassis

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Salary: Market related

Location: Woking, Surrey

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 03 May 2022

Reference: 5450

Project Engineer – Body & Chassis
Woking, hybrid working (3-days per week in the office)
Shift: Days – 45 hours per week
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We have opportunities for Project Engineers to join our client who is a specialist supercar / hyper car manufacturer based in Woking. 

You’ll be responsible for identifying build and production issues at launch, containment activities, root cause analysis and solving complex engineering problems.

The broad scope of the role will see you work across all automotive programmes, giving you the opportunity to work on a number of new releases over the coming months and years, and you’ll be responsible for all body systems, interior and exterior.


Principal accountabilities of the Project Engineer – Body & Chassis:

  • Responsibility for the delivery of engineering across vehicle systems:
  • Update and manage Technical Specification, FMEA, DVP, Vehicle / System level test spec updates, including creation of new technology content as required
    • Supporting delivery of products to meet Budgets & Expenditure, Timing & Delivery  
    • Testing & development support including functional builds            
    • Attending key project meetings.
    • Supplier liaison & management
    • Contribute to Technology roadmaps
  •      Responsible for generation of Total Value Management (TVM) ideas.
  •      Owning change content from idea, through to implementation
  •      BoM definition and management to include leading cost & weight reduction initiatives to deliver targets.
  •      Planning, monitoring and execution of project activities
  •      Establish and control system design, release, development and validation plans in association with functional experts and in line with technical risk management processes.
  •      Ensure manufacturability and compliance with quality standards of all components and systems within the defined BOM (DFA & DFM).
  •      Preparation and presentation of material to support external and internal project status reviews.
  •      Management of suppliers


Knowledge, skills & experience of the Project Engineer – Body & Chassis:

  •      Experienced in the delivery of components & system engineering tasks from concept through to production.
  •      Experience gained in Automotive OEM or tier one supplier is beneficial but not necessary
  •      Experience of component & system design and development within an APQP or similar framework including FMEA, component planning and PPAP.
  •      Chassis and / or Body experience advantageous
  •      Knowledge of CAD (ideally CATIA), however you don’t need to be a CAD expert!


To show your interest in this role please Apply Now with a copy of your CV, should you be successfully shortlisted a member of our Team will contact you to discuss the role in more detail. All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.