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  • Job reference: RMS0200192

Principal NVH Engineer - Whole Vehicle

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/05/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
You will be a technical specialist undertaking hands on NVH testing and development of our products
* You will undertake subjective and objective assessments of competitor vehicles
* You will have strong vehicle level NVH knowledge and experience specifically around road noise, wind noise, body sealing and acoustic pack development
* You will have in depth knowledge and experience of LMS and/or Head Acoustic software/hardware
* You will have worked on the NVH development of several vehicle platforms and have a passion for automotive vehicle product development
* Hands on technical delivery of NVH development projects.
* Subjective and objective vehicle level NVH assessments of our own and competitor vehicles
* Provide input to support the definition of vehicle level NVH attributes and targets
* Plan your day to day NVH development activities.
* Generate technical reports on NVH test and development activities.
* Manage the NVH team and develop and grow the resources and capabilities to support the NVH requirement of our group products

Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria):
* Degree in Mechanical or Acoustic Engineering or equivalent.
* Extensive experience of developing vehicle NVH performance including vehicle, wind noise, acoustic pack development, body sealing, modal analysis, TPA and general vehicle NVH development.
* An in-depth understanding of vibration and acoustic principles.
* In depth knowledge of LMS software and associated data processing techniques.
* Strong knowledge of instrumentation associated with NVH objective measurements.
* Practical experience of vehicle NVH testing, development and problem solving on multiple vehicle projects including high performance vehicles.
* A good understanding of vehicle NVH attributes for high performance sports cars.
* Competent driving ability with very subjective NVH assessment skills.
* A methodical and scientific approach to problem solving- technical team management skills
* Automotive experience of multiple vehicle NVH test and development projects (>5) specifically around vehicle NVH for high performance vehicles
* Strong reporting, communication and presentation skills, Awareness of commercial requirements to deliver projects

Please note all applicants must have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.

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