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Chassis Development Engineer

£38,000 to £50,000
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Our global motorcycle manufacturing client is urgently looking to fill the following role: Chassis Development Engineer Motorcycles - Up to £50k p.a. + benefits - Leicestershire Role: As a Chassis Development Engineer you will be part of the Global Technical Organisation and report to the Team Leader/Lead Engineer - Chassis Development. The role will involve working from concept stage through to start of production. You will work with cross-functional teams in Industrial Design, Product Development, and Genuine Motorcycle Accessories but predominantly provide support to the Chassis Engineering Team to ensure that projects are delivered to meet the requirements from all departments. Key responsibilities: - Develop suspension, tyres, chassis geometry, braking systems and ergonomics for new and updated chassis projects, considering function, cost and product requirements. - Produce good quality inspection data. - Produce good quality 2D inspection drawings. - Follow and help maintain development and test procedures. - Produce supporting documentation for development tests and activities, as required. - Have a good understanding of the application of regulatory requirements for motorcycles. - Create and manage timing plans for their areas of responsibility. - Plan and conduct UK and overseas tests, responsible for the whole team including riders, technicians, engineers and external contractors during development activities. Education/Experience Required: - Degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline. - Proficient in producing 2D inspection drawings. - Proficient in the use of 3D measuring systems. - Past experience in engineering design and chassis set up of motorcycles. - Good knowledge of suspension systems, tyres, wheels and braking systems. - Good understanding of motorcycle geometry, chassis layout, ergonomics and chassis construction. - Practical experience of vehicle maintenance and preparation along with suspension unit service and maintenance is advantageous - Experience in chassis development testing. - Some experience in 3D CAD design, knowledge of CREO is advantageous. Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have a UK passport / valid UK settlement status or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind. The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment Agency. Premea is a specialist IT & Engineering recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors
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  • Job Reference: 701365797-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Premea
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £38,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent