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Chassis Design Engineer

  • Applus+ IDIADA
Zaventem, Belgium
  • Applus+ IDIADA
Zaventem, Belgium


Applus+ IDIADA is a leading company specializing in providing design, engineering, testing and homologation services to the automotive industry around the world.

IDIADA is one of the largest automotive engineering companies at a worldwide level. IDIADA is present in 23 countries, and has an international team of professionals with more than 32 nationalities, working in an environment that fosters global mobility.

In our company you will have the opportunity to contribute to the future of automotive industry and be part of an exceptional team, composed by more than 2000 highly skilled engineers and specialists who are working alongside.


As a Chassis Design engineer, member of the Chassis Systems Design team of Applus IDIADA, your mission will be being involved in different design projects related to some of the chassis modules (Suspensions, Brakes, Steering system and Wheels & Tyres).


  • Design ownership of chassis systems;

  • Ensure an appropriate packaging for the components between themselves and for the whole system on vehicle;

  • Initial definition and change management of the BOM;

  • Support DFMEA generation;

  • Support DVP generation;

  • Ensure DFM & DFA are implemented on the design;

  • Supplier management;

  • Support mule and prototype vehicles assembly as required;

  • Support the definition of the chassis components technical specifications;

  • Writing technical/scientific documentation and monitoring reports;

  • Participation in project meetings and in cross-functional design reviews;

  • Work alongside other technical departments;

  • Contribute with new proposals for R&D projects.



  • University degree: Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering. Specialised in Mechanics or in Automotive.

Language Skills

  • Fluent English;

  • Other Languages will be asset.


  • Previous automotive OEM experience will be an asset (Tier 1 component experience also considered);

  • Understanding of working principles of chassis systems;

  • Knowledge of main manufacturing techniques and materials used in chassis systems design;

  • CATIA V5 2D/3D skills;

  • Knowledge and understanding of CAE and simulation tools will be an asset (ADAMS, Patran/Nastran, etc.);

  • Knowledge of GD&T principles and tolerance analysis;

  • Good communication skills and confident in discussions at different hierarchical levels;

  • Recognizable empathy, with team spirit, and with high level of assertiveness;

  • Committed, goal driven, with successful result orientation and with strong service orientation;

  • Open to work in a very international company with multicultural team;

  • A proactive and flexible attitude;

  • Willing to work abroad.



We offer you the opportunity to grow in multidisciplinary environment world-wide, building relationships around the world. We are committed to enriching the lives of people around the world by enhancing their professional careers.

Applus IDIADA is committed to diversity and inclusion. We don’t put limits on you, so don’t put limits on yourself either. There is a place for everyone.
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