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Senior Suspension Engineer (m/f/d)

Location: Rüsselheim, Hessen, Germany
Job ID: R0003327
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2021
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Europe GmbH
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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We are part of Hitachi Astemo focusing on world-leading advanced mobility solutions within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort. Together, we contribute to a sustainable society and improved quality of life by providing mobility solutions that satisfy our customers and form the future core of automotive and motorcycle systems. Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team and join our organization in Rüsselsheim (near Frankfurt) or in Schwaig-Oberding (near Munich Airport) as

Senior Suspension Engineer (m/f/d)

In this role you will lead application engineering projects and the optimization of customized suspension components including serial and after market development. You will report to the Suspension Technical Manager.

Your core responsibilities include:

  • Initiating, conducting and supervising engineering customer projects from acquisition to end of production Plan, conduct and evaluate testing facility activities in accordance with customer development planning as well as leading the technical part of suspension tuning sessions with customer
  • Presentation and explanation of application engineering results in front of customers.
  • Acquisition of new customer projects as counterpart of customer engineering organization.
  • Support production site for industrialization of customer and aftermarket products
  • Stakeholder for Hitachi’s suspension products in Europe
  • Ensure the communication, schedule and quality of supplier together with procurement organization.

Profile and Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree for mechanical engineering or comparable
  • Ideally 5 years of experience in the field of automotive suspension design as well as OEM and Supplier contacts for suspension area
  • Experience in product and application development i.e component responsibility
  • German and English as essential language skills, French optional
  • Technical project management skill
  • MS Office skills, good CAD skills, preferable Catia V5, CAE skills optional
  • Team player in multi-cultural team environment
  • Service oriented working and able to manage expectation

Why Hitachi Astemo?

At Hitachi Astemo, Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit are practiced values – we respect each other, never pass the buck and work creatively to accomplish our mission. Our people are given exciting opportunities to develop and grow in a truly international business, where they are proud to be part of a collaborative and innovative team. Diversity & Inclusion is valued to build and leverage an inclusive work environment and embrace diversity to unlock our full potential. We believe that this will give us the strength to drive great innovations to create new values for people, vehicles and the society, and to unlock our full potential to become a global leader in everything we do. 

Sound Interesting? Then we would like to get to know you. Apply online via our career site - we look forward to receiving your application!

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