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Development Engineer

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: March 21st, 2019


Multimatic is a global automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world. Its UK-based engineering division, Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE), is a leading supplier of engineering and vehicle development services to major automotive OEMs, motorsport organizations and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, carbon fibre structural components, mechanisms and mechatronics.

MTCE is currently seeking to recruit a Development Engineer who will be responsible for assisting in the advancement of existing designs and emerging new technologies in the suspension field.

Facility Location:

Wyatt House
Wyatt Way
Thetford, Norfolk
IP24 1HB


  • To support the development of Multimatic’s core damper and suspension products
  • To execute R&D tasks, specify tests, evaluate and present results utilizing the findings to assist in future development activities
  • Develop new designs and ideas
  • Evolve new product performance specifications
  • Liaise with the design departments in formulating specifications
  • Perform manual engineering calculations as required
  • Consider alternative solutions for given tasks or problems
  • Ensure adequate communications with other program team members
  • Review all related supplier / customer / federal specifications and requirements for components
  • Ensure that the project requirements, which include timing, are understood and me
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management systems (e.g. TS 16949, ISO 90012014)
  • Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Experience in automotive engineering or similar
  • Degree in Engineering or significant experience performing engineering tasks
  • Working knowledge of applicable range of products
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes applicable to range of products
  • Excellent knowledge of computer-aided design tools.
  • Working knowledge of GD&T an advantage
  • Working knowledge of Failure Mode avoidance tools, e.g. DFMEA, PFMEA, Six Sigma
  • Hold current passport and be able to travel as / when required
  • Good social and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read, write and speak English

All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom, (EU), hold a valid driver’s license, valid passport and be prepared to travel internationally when required.

Multimatic offers a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment. Learn more at www.multimatic.com. To apply for this career opportunity, click below on the "APPLY NOW" and send us your resume and cover letter outlining your professional experience.

Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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