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  • Job reference: RMS0102710

Development Engineer - Stability Controls - 21382

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/11/2011
  • Time left:
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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:
Ability to calibrate powertrain, gearbox and chassis systems to deliver torque characteristics and chassis system settings to optimise vehicle performance over different terrains and driving conditions.
- Supporting the creation of technical specifications, development plans etc.
- Sign off of systems and creation of sign off reports.
- Liaison with other process partners including Design, Purchase, Project Team, Manufacturing, Powertrain, V/Dynamics, Electrical, Marketing/PR etc.
- Testing/development of systems in various environments/territories both within the UK & overseas.

Experience Required:
- Experience in the development of complex integrated vehicle systems.
- Experience in Matlab/Simulink and a willingness to learn other CAE packages.
- Self motivated and able to work to a high standard with minimum supervision.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Knowledge of antilock brake and other electronic slip control systems would be advantageous.
- Experience of developing vehicles in an off road environment.
- Experience of Powertrain and/or Transmission calibration would be advantageous.
- Flexible approach and able to work beyond normal hours when required.
- Above average and demonstrated driving skills with aptitude to further develop, particularly with reference to driving off road and understanding the dynamics involved in off road drivin "

Education Required:
- Degree in Mechanical, Electronics or Automotive Engineering
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