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Vehicle Dynamics Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/11/2014
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
Chassis hardware and software tuning to meet the required Vehicle Dynamic attributes. Responsible for the specification, test and validation plan to achieve the cost, timing and quality targets for the project. Achieve engineering signoff for systems and components in area of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities
1. Support and Lead Design Development

Take the lead in Design and development of technology in area of responsibility.
Advanced ability to capture and specify the design requirements in area of responsibility.
Lead the Engineering test & validation planning and sign off for systems and components in area of responsibility.
Lead Engineering release and change management process.

2.Delivery of projects

Responsible for planning and managing project related activities throughout a complete project development.
Reporting of project status for area of responsibility in cross functional and project teams.
Advanced understanding of cross functional working with other areas of the business.
Leas an initiate working with suppliers for progressing project deliverables.
Basic financial awareness of their role in the organisation.
Knowledge of cost of parts and systems with an understanding of value engineering.

3. Problem Solving

Ability to solve Highly complex Engineering and design related problems Analysis and management of multiple design related issues to identify the root cause. Collect data, manage data and analyse data to produce reports as appropriate and progress design guidelines.

4. Developing and maintaining Specialist knowledge

Responsible for keeping the functional area up-to-date with technology in area of responsibility. Capture learning from previous experience. Work with group partners to Influence group partners to keep up to date with latest group developments

5. Ability to work within a team

Able to work effectively in the cross functional team. Lead contribution in delivering team objectives

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Higher Engineering Degree or equivalent
Evidence of formal performance driving training from a reputable provider or OEM

Demonstrable experience in a Vehicle Dynamics role
Demonstrable experience of vehicle evaluation and development of Chassis attributes at OEM or sub contract provider
Demonstrable experience of Project + Supplier Management
Ability to communicate at various levels across the company in different forums
Software Calibration and application knowledge / experience
Understanding of Kinematics and Compliance characteristics in relation to vehicle behaviour is mandatory
Ability to influence colleagues within your area of responsibility
Understanding of financial limits within area of responsibility
Ability to solve problems

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Demonstrable experience of a Chassis development role at an automotive OEM or sub contract development company
Demonstrable experience of Project + Supplier Management
Competent in Chassis system SE application tools and Microsoft Office applications
Understanding of Product Emergence Process (PEP)
Flexibility for significant travel (mainly European) is required as part of this role

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