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Calibration Engineer (Chassis) - 32577 - up to £28.19/hr Ltd Co

Job reference:
BBBH42806
Location:
Warwickshire
Salary:
£25.19 - £28.19 per hour
Job type:
Contract
Sector:
Automotive

This vacancy has now expired.

Ref: 32577
Title: Calibration Engineer
Division: Chassis Engineering
Contract Position based at: Gaydon

A Calibration Engineer is required to join the chassis team of a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire.

Position Description:
The successful candidate will have experience in delivering calibration of active control systems (such as active chassis systems or driveline systems), or experience of controller design for new active chassis systems, particularly Active Damper and Air Spring Control, Electronic Active Roll Control & Rear Wheel Steering.

The candidate should demonstrate a good understanding of the fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics, and the role active systems have to play in delivering the Vehicle Dynamics attribute. The candidate will be critical to the Driving Dynamics Team in the application of new active chassis technologies, allowing us to deliver 18-21MY programmes. The candidate must have a proven ability to deliver on project deadlines and demonstrate they have made a real contribution in their previous roles. "

Skills Required:

  1. First hand experience of Calibration of Active Chassis systems, such as Active Dampers, Active Air Springs, Active Roll Control, Stability Control Systems or Rear Wheel Steering.
  2. Expertise in the use of measurement and software tools, such as CANape, INCA, CANalyser, DIAdem, Bosch MM6, Matlab and Simulink
  3. Demonstrable understanding of Vehicle Dynamics, and proven ability to consistently assess Vehicle Dynamics from the driver's seat

Experience Required:

A proven track record in a vehicle dynamics development or system application role Modelling and Simulation experience using Matlab, Simulink and CarMaker
A proven ability to assess vehicle dynamic behaviour
A proven ability to use CAN based tools and measurement analysis tools
High level driving skills at and beyond the adhesion limit in a range of high and low mu test environments will be demonstrated by having spent a minimum of 3 years employed in a vehicle dynamics tuning or Stability Control System Application tuning role.
Experience will typically include extended test sessions at the Nurburgring, wet handling tracks and low mu winter testing on an ice lake test facility.

Experience Preferred:

Driver training to JLR class 4PG (or equivalent) Nurburgring industry pool training completion via Joe Weber driving school

Education Required:

Degree in Automotive, Motor Sport or mechanical or electrical engineering

Additional Information:

This role is nominally based at Gaydon although a considerable proportion of the test work will be carried out away from base - mainly in mainland Europe (Sweden, Germany, France & Spain) Travel expenses will be provided
During test trips the working week will typically be 10 hour days - pay will be pro-rata for the hours worked
Safety shoes for use in vehicle workshops and manufacturing facilities
Any other PPE will be provided as required by prevailing Risk Assessments. This may include (but is not limited to) Race suit and crash helmet, Cold climate clothing.

If you are interested in this role please apply now with an up to date CV. For more information contact Lois Weston on 01384446119 or email .