Lead Chassis Engineer - Suspension Systems (w/m/x)

Permanent Employment, Full-time · München

Your tasks

  • Coordinate design and development of chassis suspension components to PPAP and series (rear axle, subframe, lower control arm, tires, wheels, dampers, springs, anti-roll bar)
  • Establish requirements for components based on the need of the vehicle (Strength, Durability, Stiffness, Corrosion, etc.)
  • Keep development documentation updated (BOM, PLM/PDM, CAD, GD&T, legal requirements).
  • Actively support supplier’s development and APQP.
  • Work closely with external Engineering Service Providers, controlling milestones and deliverables.
  • Drive DFMEA activities,
  • Work closely with stakeholders and attribute owners across the company (BIW, Safety, NVH, Durability, Manufacturing, Service, etc.)
  • Coordinate virtual engineering and physical validation testing activities,
  • Manage multiple complex projects in a demanding environment,
  • Define Prototype attributes and support vehicle builds,
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required

Requirements

  • Several years of experience developing suspension components from design to serial production at OEM, ESP or Tier 1 supplier,
  • Proving ground or performance driving experience is a plus
  • Safe use of CATIA and PDM/PLM,
  • Good project management skills,
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and DFM
  • Knowledge of vehicle dynamics, crash, safety, NVH principles
  • Familiar to Chassis controls systems,
  • Hands-on experience in suspension tuning and prototype assembly,
  • Hability to multitask,
  • Comfortable in taking complex decisions with incomplete data,
  • BS/BEng or MS/MEng, or equivalent experience, in Mechanical Engineering,
  • Fluent in English. German knowledge is an advantage,
  • Great interpersonal skills.