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  • Job reference: RMS0141307

Aerodynamics Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/05/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/06/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
Main Purpose of the Role

Responsible for expert theoretical and practical Whole Vehicle Refinement skills to provide engineering design, development and problem resolution in Aerodynamics:

- To plan & conduct wind tunnel test programmes to develop vehicles in order to achieve aerodynamic performance targets.
- To communicate with Styling and Engineering functions in order to effect aerodynamic change in body styles and components.
- To compile specifications for aerodynamics test models and manage the build process.
- Contribute to the continuing development of the Aerodynamics team by helping to define processes and introduce appropriate technology.
- Presenting test results and aerodynamics technical information to Project Technical Meeting and other Engineering and multi-functional forums.

Scope of the Role

- Ability to manage activity budget as agreed by Functional Manager & Senior Engineer .
- Proven problem solving experience.
- Understand issues associated with design, testing and manufacturing systems.

Qualifications & Experience

- A degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.
- German language capability would be advantageous.
- Several years of experience in the aerodynamic development of passenger cars is preferred.
- Knowledge of aerodynamics or fluids engineering.
- Practical experience of wind tunnel testing scale and full-scale vehicle models and vehicles.
- Familiarity with computational fluid dynamics technology and/or CATIA V5 would be an advantage.
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