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  • Job reference: RMS0161235

Development Engineer - Engineering - 45936

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/09/2015
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The Role:
Engineer UK Research and Advanced Collaborations Lead CAE (inc. FEM) design of advanced composite suspension components. Lead integration of composite suspension components into overall suspension system meeting attribute level targets. Work within Research & Advanced Engineering team and part of collaborative Government funded consortium. Work under technical leadership of UK and Aachen (Germany) based experts and specialists. Support development and documentation of new analysis and process methods as required. Support internal and consortium project activities (such as; work planning; status reporting; presentations and dissemination). Maintain auditable project activity records, and support reporting to official consortium Monitoring Officer.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Knowledge of Chassis Engineering (particularly suspension) requirements, design, analysis and verification.
Knowledge of materials selection and application to chassis systems.
Excellent skills in CAE FEM including modelling of composites Preferably skilled in Abaqus, including composite fatigue analysis, Hypermesh, Hyperview, Optistruct, DesignLife, etc.
Modelling of composite structures (long fibre, short fibre, laminates, interfaces, etc.)
Strong inter-personal skills and ability to form and maintain strong working relationships with external partners and cross-functional teams
Good oral and written communication and presentation skills
Self-motivated and able to work with little supervision
Previous automotive experience
Engineering Degree

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Previous Client Experience
Focus on materials and FE analysis
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