senior engineer - chassis performance in gaydon

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£ 33,000 per year
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gaydon, west midlands
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£ 33,000 per year
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Randstad Engineering are currently looking for a Chassis Performance Engineer to work for a British manufacturer of luxury sports car based in the West Midlands.

The Senior Engineer will support design, simulation and integration of Chassis systems from concept through to production. This is a fantastic permanent opportunity to play a key role and to work for an industry leader!

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

* Report out Chassis system status versus targets to support Concept Platform and Application requirements
* Generate and maintain Chassis hard point tracking and release documents
* Support initial definition of tuneable suspension components for early build phases
* Support characterisation of Chassis component parts via rig testing to generate data for Chassis Simulation team and Vehicle Attribute functions
* Document tuneable part requirements and cascade to Component Engineers.
* Support integration of Chassis system archetypes into concept vehicle platform
* Support early (X0/X1) Chassis vehicle build and test planning
* Create and maintain interface control documentation for joints and fixings
* Support continual improvement processes and assist with investigations into ride, handling and steering issues during development
* Support Chassis Innovation strategy by keeping abreast of relevant technical developments within the industry
* Support creation of internal processes, standards and test procedures for Chassis Performance area
* Assist with IPR searches for Chassis systems and components

Qualification & Experience

* Experience gained within Chassis design.
* Experience working within Chassis / Vehicle Dynamics in an OEM
* Experience of setting and maintaining Chassis system targets
* Good understanding of Chassis & Vehicle Dynamic properties and tuning
* Worked as a Chassis Component Engineer for at least 2 years
* Competent with Chassis CAE software (ADAMS/CAR, SHARK, VI-Grade Car Real Time)
* Working knowledge of Altair Hyperworks, nCode, Matlab
* Working knowledge of automotive suspension, braking, and steering systems
* Knowledge of Mission Product Development process or equivalent (GPDS, FPDS)

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





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automotive engineering,engineering