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Project Engineer - Vehicle Dynamics

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/11/2014
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
To lead the integration of the Ride and Handling attribute into future programs.


Key Responsibilities & Tasks
•Deliver the Ride and Handling attributes to meet program targets and timing.
•Lead the vehicle based benchmarking and characterisation activities for the Ride and Handling attribute.
•Lead the target setting process for the Ride and Handling attribute.
•Support the Chassis department in system selection based on the benchmarking and target setting activities.
•Identify key characteristics for the attribute that enable progress to be tracked throughout development of a new program.
•Use objective measures to assist in error state resolution.
•Lead objective vs. subjective correlation exercises.
•Lead objective vs. CAE correlation exercises.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
•Extensive experience within an automotive or automotive components supplier group.
•Excellent analytical skills.
•Experience of Vehicle Dynamics testing or development.
•High degree of performance vehicle limit handling experience.
•Experience of testing at various European proving grounds.
•Good understanding of the theory of Vehicle Dynamics.
•AMPCS knowledge or equivalent process knowledge (GPDS , FPDS)
•Strong time management , accuracy , diligence , ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs
•Competent in all Microsoft Office toolset with experience of writing engineering test reports
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