Lead Chassis Engineer - Brake and Steering Systems (w/m/x)

Permanent Employment, Full-time · München

Your tasks

  • Be the responsible for the development of brakes and steering systems,
  • Specify and implement system architecture, software and hardware requirements for brake and steering control (ESC, ABS, EBD, ADAS, CAN, etc)
  • Participate in the sourcing process and manage engineering relationships with suppliers and APQP
  • Ownership of safety, regulatory and homologation compliance,
  • Coordinate design and development to PPAP and series, including calculations and simulations,
  • Establish requirements for components based on the need of the vehicle (safety, dynamics, NVH, ride & handling, etc)
  • Keep development documentation updated (BOM, PLM/PDM, CAD, GD&T, legal requirements).
  • Work closely with external Engineering Service Providers, controlling milestones and deliverables.
  • Work closely with stakeholders and attribute owners across the company (BIW, Interior, Vehicle Safety, NVH, Durability, Manufacturing, Service, etc.)
  • Coordinate virtual engineering and physical validation testing activities for components, software and complete vehicle,
  • Manage multiple complex projects in a demanding environment,
  • Define Prototype attributes and support vehicle builds,
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required


  • Several years of experience in brake and/or steering system design and development experience at manufacturer or OEM,
  • Familiarity with NVH, Vehicle dynamics, durability,
  • In depth knowledge of Chassis controls development (ABS, ESC, ADAS, CAN),
  • Strong knowledge of safety, regulatory and homologation requirements,
  • Proving ground or performance driving experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in a 3D CAD software (CATIA is a plus)
  • Basic knowledge of GD&T (proficiency is a plus)
  • Experience with component design, analysis, and validation
  • Comfortable in taking complex decisions with incomplete data,
  • BS/BEng or MS/MEng, or equivalent experience,
  • Fluent in English. German knowledge is an advantage.
  • Able to multitask,
  • Hands-on