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Chassis Engineering Manager (Permanent)

Location: Cambridgeshire Country: UK Rate: £35k - £40k per annum + Bens

Modis are currently seeking a Technical Manager to manage a Chassis Application Engineering team for both Motorsport and Automotive products.

The role encompasses training sessions delivered both internally to colleagues and new employees, as well as externally to customers.

The role includes attending onsite visits to assist customers and deliver projects at customer facilities and trackside and provide feedback through internal reports.


  • Schedule engineer time both in and out of the office in terms of customer facing visits and office based tasks to maintain customer satisfaction and core values.
  • Manages the priority of the "Software Support Issue" items and manages weekly meetings with the PC Software team to ensure timescales are met and conflicts resolved.
  • Writes Technical documentation for a range of purposes, from software requirement specifications to customer facing user guides and technical magazine articles.
  • Attends conferences both as a network exercise and market observer, presenting technical background of products when appropriate.
  • Assist production and repairs department to diagnose issues related to return products, and production enquires regarding programming code and datasets.

Key Skills:

  • Qualified to degree level in a related engineering discipline.
  • Significant demonstrable expertise (typically equivalent to at least 8 years of experience) in using motorsport electronics systems such as engine control systems, data loggers and power management units including system configuration and data analysis.
  • Demonstrable expertise (typically equivalent to at least 3 years of experience) in managing a small team of engineers.
  • Ability to manage the work schedules and personnel requirements of a team of engineers that often work remotely.
  • Proven customer support experience including trackside working with appropriate safety consideration.
  • Understanding of common motorsport data communication methods such as CAN, RS232 and Ethernet.
  • Willingness to travel

Desirable but not essential:

  • Management training qualifications.
  • Knowledge of high-performance wiring design to military specifications.
  • Experience working directly within a motorsport team at a high level. (eg F1, WRC, LMP, GTE)
  • Understanding of Automotive communication methods such as LIN, Flexray and EtherCAT
  • Appreciation of auto-coding and developing engine control strategies in Matlab/Simulink

If the aforementioned position sounds of interest, then do submit an application.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Modis International Ltd UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Posted Date: 21 Jun 2019 Reference: JS-76576456 Employment Agency: Modis Contact: Christopher Bunt