Tunables Integration Engineer

Rate: £27 - £29 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26918-ms

Expiration date: 16 May 2017

Job Purpose The purpose of this role is to support designs, simulations and improvements of Chassis systems from concept through to production.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Support the generation of Chassis system targets
  • Support hard point generation, progression and official release to Chassis team.
  • Generate nominal bush, spring and ARB stiffness’ for builds.
  • Develop tuneable part requirements and distribute to Component Engineers.
  • Generate and maintain Chassis tuneable part trackers.
  • Maintain documentation for Chassis System status versus targets.
  • Support characterisation of tuneable parts and generation of component data for CAE models.
  • Generate geometry setting sheets and release for all programmes.
  • Support tolerance requirements for Chassis hard points and tuneables.
  • Support investigations within Chassis department into ride, handling and steering problem resolution and continual improvements.
  • Analyse vehicle test data such as K&C results and correlate with Simulation data.
  • Work with Vehicle Attribute areas to ensure designs are compatible with vehicle targets and target are achieved in production.
  • Support problem solving/quality teams as directed by management.
  • Keep abreast of technical developments within the industry.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
  • Chassis design experience.
  • Experience working with tuneable parts in an OEM
  • Experience of setting and maintaining Chassis system targets
  • Good understanding of Chassis Dynamic properties and tuning.
  • Experience is working as a Chassis Component Engineer
  • Competent with Chassis CAE software (ADAMS/CAR, SHARK, VI-Grade Car Real Time)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Matlab
  • Working knowledge of Suspension, Braking, and Steering systems
  • Knowledge of Mission Product Development process or equivalent (GPDS , FPDS)
  • Strong time management, accuracy, diligence, ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs