Electric Vehicle Chassis Platform Engineering Leader

Electric Vehicle Chassis Platform Engineering Leader  

Morris Commercial Ltd, www.morris-commercial.com, is a UK-based automotive engineering and manufacturing start-up with innovation as its core value and a vision of creating desirable carbon neutral transport. Morris Commercial set out to revive the historic British Icon, the Morris J Type, with state of the art technology, zero emission, full battery electric and complete newly engineered vehicles with the timeless iconic, original Morris Commercial design, heritage and beautiful British craftsmanship. We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual with extensive experience and a proven track record in vehicle chassis engineering, preferably in the light commercial vehicle/car sector. The successful candidate must be passionate about cars with a strong belief in the future of electric vehicles

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the vehicle life cycle development through concept to engineering design, prototype build, certification, to Job 1
  • Working within a small engineering team to define and refine the EV platform requirements and the best route for the system and parts.
  • Responsible for chassis design, simulation and validation to meet the vehicle performance, function, weight and cost requirements
  • Select, validate, and engage suppliers for relevant parts and vehicle systems
  • Liaise with suppliers and manage the progress to meet the timing, specification, and engineering requirement.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent qualifications
  • Extensive vehicle chassis concept design and engineering design and development to prototype build experience.
  • Automotive design engineering programme and project management experience
  • Broad automotive engineering and manufacturing knowledge
  • Good experience in vehicle system engineering and integration
  • EV skateboard chassis knowledge and experience preferred
  • Composite and alternative materials knowledge preferred
  • Strong problem-solving skills, mindset, and proven record in meeting deadlines
  • Ability to use engineering design software such as Catia and/or equivalent
  • Ability to use project management software and Microsoft Office
  • 10 years plus experience in chassis concept and engineering design, and engineering validation essential

Personal attributes:

  • Professional, credible, and responsible
  • Demonstrates great drive to achieve outstanding results
  • Resilient and adaptable
  • Passionate about the environment and believing in the electric revolution of the automotive industry
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Willing to travel and attend meetings and suppliers in the UK and overseas
  • Able to maintain highest level of confidentiality in all aspect of work 

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