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  • Job reference: RMS0131517

Project Engineer - Chassis - 25086

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/08/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/08/14)
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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 Chassis SST group is primarily responsible for developing and delivering features such as, Air Suspension, Damping, Active Roll Control and Active Suspension, the work covers all aspects of the design from requirements to full implementation.
The role with require the successful candidate to work in the following areas and will be supporting the development current and future electronic / software based vehicle suspension control systems.
Follow development processes
Clear documentation of all work carried
Good understanding of vehicle electrical / electronic systems
Understanding of vehicle chassis systems
Liaise with Chassis Electronics on electrical and control requirements and developments
Ability to install and debug prototype controllers, sensors and actuators
Build and test specialized wiring harnesses
Design & build tests boxes to support vehicle work and bench testing of chassis control systems
Create rapid controller prototyping models for prototype function development
Ability to analytically debug vehicle electrical system using CAN based tools and electrical measurement techniques
Ability to analytically debug Simulink control models in desktop and dSpace rapid prototyping environments
Testing of control functions in vehicle and on test rigs

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Systematic problem solving abilities
Electronics knowledge
Electrical installation
Basic control theory knowledge
Knowledge of vehicle networking
Understand applicable modeling techniques
Competent Matlab and Simulink/Sateflow user
Competent dSpace/Rapid Controller Prototyping user
CANape & CANalyser knowledge
Good communication skill
PC literate, Excel macros.
1year automotive related
Strong organisation and planning skills
Team working
HND or Degree in Electrical / Electronic or Control Engineering
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