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  • Job reference: RMS0117651

Chassis Engineer - Driving Validation - 23457

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/02/2013
  • Time left:
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    (25/02/13)
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
The applicant will be required to tune the software parameters within the Stability Control System in such a way as to optimize the performance of the vehicle in all operating conditions as defined by the Company Manouvers Catalogue and performance targets applicable to the specific vehicle project.

Skills Required:
High level driving skills at and beyond the adhesion limit in a range of high and low mu test environments Chassis tuning and analysis of vehicle handling characteristics during a driving manouver. Software tuning of the Stability Control System Continental Teves or Bosch experience an advantage

Skills Preferred:
IPG CARMAKER & ADAMS software packages

Experience Required:
Stability Control System tuning for an OEM or Tier 1 supplier

Education Required:
Automotive or mechanical engineering

Education Preferred:
Degree or above in one of the above

Additional Information :
This role is nominally based at Gaydon although a considerable proportion of the test work will be carried out away from base - mainly in mainland Europe (Sweden, Germany, France & Spain) This is a 40 hour working week with a 15.30 finish on a Friday Travel expences will be provided During test trips the working week will typically be 10 hour days - pay will be pro-rata for the hours worked
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