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Development Engineer - Foundation Brakes - 24488

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/06/2013
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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:
Position Description:
1. Development of class leading Foundation Braking systems through vehicle based testing/evaluation (in the UK and overseas) and CAE modelling. 2. Sign-off of braking systems and generate reports to document results. 3. Lead and/or contribute to problem definition and technical resolution of Braking system issues. 4. Develop new and maintain current test procedures to exceed customer expectations. 5. Liaise with other process partners including Design, Purchase, Project Team, Manufacturing, Electrical etc. 6. Increase the use CAE and other virtual techniques to aid application development and support the departments strategy to move away from a dependency on vehicle testing

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills Required:
Experience in the development of Foundation Brake systems. Above average and demonstrated driving and evaluation skills with an aptitude to develop further. Self motivated and able to work to a high standard with minimum supervision. Flexible approach and able to work beyond normal hours when required. Excellent communication skills and team working. Experience of leading issue resolution within cross-functional teams Willingness to be involved with overseas testing. Experience in CAE/modelling techniques and a willingness to learn other CAE packages. Knowledge of braking systems and/or Park Brake systems would be advantageous. Experience of NVH, Chassis, Brakes or Vehicle Dynamics development would be advantageous

Experience Required:
Experience of vehicle testing essential, preferably in the field of vehicle refinement.
Experience in NVH testing, tools and techniques
Experience in vehicle testing, preferably brakes

Education Required:

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Skills Preferred:
Experience of modal testing of components/systems
Knowledge of CAE techniques.

Experience Preferred:
Valid track passes for MIRA, Idiada, Millbrook etc
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