Senior Design Engineer - Chassis Systems

Coventry, UK

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Senior Design Engineer - Chassis Systems

The Role

  • Creation of new component designs for steering, brakes, suspension & driveline systems to programme specific targets including performance, quality, cost, mass, timing and sustainability
  • Design and develop the concept CAD models for Chassis component designs, initially in the early phase of vehicle projects
  • Take a subset of the Chassis concept designs forward, owning and delivering these into volume production


  • Create and evolve Chassis component designs in CAD for all Chassis systems on a given project with the support of the Chassis R&D team
  • Support concept studies, providing stakeholders such as Design Studio with required data such as wheel and tyre envelopes
  • Create and maintain the Chassis design data within the project PLM system
  • Negotiate with stakeholders such as Purchasing and Manufacturing to ensure their requirements are captured
  • Structured assessment of design solutions taking all stakeholder requirements into consideration
  • Provide recommendations on design solutions with supporting data where required
  • Create and maintain Engineering Specifications & Statements of Work for Chassis systems and components
  • Develop the design concept and requirements with prospective suppliers

The Person

  • Experience of working on one or more vehicle Chassis systems for passenger cars
  • Suspension design experience is advantageous
  • Skilled user of CATIA v5 is essential
  • Teamcenter PLM experience is advantageous
  • Have a clear understanding of Chassis component & system attributes as well as manufacturing / service requirements
  • Strong team player who can work effectively with other functional teams and business functions to achieve the best possible results for the product / programme
  • Ability to prioritise workload & manage external inputs / requests without supervision
  • Proactive in identifying solutions and able to balance views and stakeholders to generate recommendations.
  • Genuine interest in making efficient, sustainable products
  • Willing to take responsibility and make decisions based on best judgement where data is not available

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

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