Senior Brakes Engineer

Location: West Midlands

Job Type: Contract

Job Skills: Brakes Chassis System Design Catia Automotive Delivery

Salary: £280 - £320 per day

On behalf of a Coventry based automotive client, we’re urgently looking to recruit a contract Senior Brakes Engineer to support design, development & delivery of a Brakes System. It is essential that applicant has extensive experience of automotive Brake Systems delivery. The initial contract will be for 6 months with a strong likelihood or extending to 12 months and beyond.

The Role:

  • Support the design, development & delivery of the Brakes System within the Chassis Systems Function Group
  • Take the lead in all aspects of programme delivery & planning including system design, target setting, specification, DFMEA, development, verification & launch for a group of commodities, e.g. foundation brakes, pedals, booster system
  • Deliver system designs to meet the requirements of technical specifications in accordance with design guidelines and standards
  • Plan design activities in order to fulfil the requirements of the company’s engineering timing release system, considering timing dependencies with other systems where necessary
  • Develop concepts and mature final system designs to weight, cost and serviceability targets with confirmation through analysis
  • The role will require some aspect of travel, mainly within Europe, although this is not a on a regular basis

The Person

  • Experience in a similar role at a senior level preferred
  • Demonstrable experience in a CATIA V5 & Teamcenter environment
  • In-depth knowledge of all elements of brake systems including legislative requirements
  • Experience working in/for medium volume vehicle projects would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills – at ease working with a cross-functional team of engineers and suppliers with the ability to clearly and concisely

Location: West Midlands

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