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Lois focuses on the recruitment of technical engineers across chassis engineering, CAE and CFD within the automotive industry. Typical roles include project engineers, lead engineers, project managers, development engineers, technical analysts, CAE engineers and CAE analysts.

Having been in the recruitment profession for a number of years, Lois’ strengths include sourcing high calibre candidates for specialist roles, while always ensuring an excellent level of service to both candidates and clients.

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Ancillaries Component Lead Engineer

Job Title: Lead Engineer Ancillaries - Component Systems Department: Powertrain Engineering Salary: £35,500 - £50,000 Location: Whitley, Coventry WHAT TO EXPECT Using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll provide the power behind our vehicles working in our Powertrain Engineering team. You'll find the ideal balance between performance and sustainability, while responding to the environmental issues that shape our industry. The Lead Engineer is responsible for leading a team of engineers to develop transmission ancillary components for automatic transmissions. The ancillary components are vital to the function of the transmission and include items such as heatshields, acoustic covers, thermal encapsulation and breathers as an example. This role encompasses all aspects of product development from specification of JLR's requirements through packaging, advanced CAD and CAE techniques to ensure these components meet JLR requirements in the virtual environment through to physical testing of the final design. The Lead Engineer will also work in partnership with our ODEC Teams who provide engineering support to the UK team. Some of the key accountabilities and responsibilities include and are not limited to: leading the application of the transmission's ancillary components, leading the development of ancillary components to meet vehicle packaging constraints and leading the generation of procedures and updating the DVP status in conjunction with the vehicle testing teams. A key challenge within the role is to manage complexity across the whole product range where commonality is important but also ensuring specific functional and cost targets are met. Being part of a team that is responsible for delivering one of the most complex and costly components on the car, this role is both challenging and offers great opportunity to develop technically and commercially WHAT YOU'LL NEED It is essential that you'll have previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a Project Team environment. A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes is also essential. BENEFITS Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. Our employees have access to a privilege car purchase scheme, membership of a competitive pension plan, performance related bonus scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Ancillaries Component Lead Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Aftertreatment Emissions Lead Engineer

Job Title: Aftertreatment Emissions Lead Engineer SME Salary: £36,500 - £51,500 Location: West Midlands This role is also eligible for other additional allowances to base salary. WHAT TO EXPECT Using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll provide the power behind our vehicles working in our Powertrain Engineering team. You'll find the ideal balance between performance and sustainability, while responding to the environmental issues that shape our industry. As Lead Engineer you'll manager the Emissions Aftertreatment team, who are responsible for the specification, development and delivery of cost effective emissions aftertreatment systems. Together with your team you'll enable vehicles to meet the ever tightening legislative tailpipe emissions standards. Supporting the development of emissions aftertreatment systems, you'll also work cross functionally with other teams to deliver these systems through testing, project, and supplier management. You'll also be responsible for development and use of CAE tools ("Axisuite") to quality and time. Finally, you'll support on the technical content and integrity of specific components and systems across all future powertrain application programmes. WHAT YOU'LL NEED You'll need previous experience in the development of emissions aftertreatment components, systems, or CAE tools. In addition to this you'll also possess knowledge and experience of emissions aftertreatment component and system functions. With experience of powertrain system development and testing, you'll also need experience of emissions and OBD requirements and testing (engine test-bed and vehicle). Communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills will be beneficial, and knowledge failure mode avoidance tools and techniques is also desired. BENEFITS Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you will find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team. Our employees have access to a privilege car purchase scheme, membership of a competitive pension plan, performance related bonus scheme and 26 days holiday entitlement. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Aftertreatment Emissions Lead Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis System Component Engineer - 34908

Ref: 34908 Title: System Component Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £21.52 Position Description: Chassis Engineering is responsible for the design and release of a number of key vehicle systems - Suspension Systems Architecture (SSA), Suspension System Tuning (SST), Braking, Steering Wheels and Tyres (SWAT) and Axle Concepts and Chassis System Integration (AC&CSI). The Suspension System Architecture (SSA) team is responsible for the design, analysis and release of vehicle chassis structural components including suspension links, knuckles, bearings, bushes and frames. This includes developing and implementing system and component strategies, developing detailed designs and delivering Engineering sign-off against customer requirements. Engine & Transmission Structural Mounting Systems are relatively simple parts, however they have significant interactions with other parts, and vehicle attributes. Delivery of these components and systems is an essential element in delivering successful and profitable programmes." This role will focus on Structural Mounting System components on a particular platform within the range. Key Requirements of the R Agree component/system targets (stiffness, strength, etc) with CAE team and attribute areas Develop component CAD with CAD Designers within available package to meet component targets for function, attributes, cost and weight. Work with purchase team to manage supplier nomination and sourcing process. Manage supplier delivery of components to agreed cost, timing and quality targets through Commodity Plans, Open Issues Lists, Supplier Reviews and regular Supplier communication Achieve ALL program milestone engineering deliverables, robust component sign off (DVP) and Phased Submission Warrant (PSW) in line with Programme timing. Skills Required: Strong communication/teamworking/project management skills (essential) Self-motivated and able to deliver components / tasks with minimum supervision. Robust practical knowledge of engineering principles Experience Required: PC (MS Office) literacy - essential. Knowledge of design for castings, forgings and welded assemblies including manufacturing requirements. Working knowledge of Failure Mode Avoidance Quality Tools Highly motivated, enthusiastic and self driven Experience Preferred: CAE stress / durability analysis CAD CATIA V5 / V6 Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the System Component Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

CAE Lead Engineer - 34898

Ref: 34898 Title: CAE Lead Engineer Division: Manufacturing Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon + flexibility to travel to other sites Rate: Up to £27.00 per hour Position Description: As a CAE Lead Engineer, you'll work within the Technology & Innovation team of the Business Office, who are responsible for developing and deploying the CAE tools and methods to drive improvements to the overall enterprise. The highly technical role will initially have two main areas of focus; the further exploitation of the current toolset (Autoform) & the development of future toolsets using other finite element (FE) codes. Lead the exploitation of the current FE toolset, ensuring all features are applied appropriately to meet the requirements of T&PPG. Lead the development & delivery of new simulation toolsets, both in the current toolset (Autoform) and any future FE solutions. Work closely with JLR press shop teams to identify process issues and then lead projects to solve them through the application of FE simulation methods. Supplier engagement to ensure FE toolsets meet JLR expectations Maintaining a focus on continuous improvement aligned with departmental KPis and Quality operating methods as well as with T&PPG vision. Skills Required: Substantial experience of FE solvers & pre/postprocessing tools including optimisation methods, ideally in an automotive environment & using LS-DYNA/ Autoform or similar tools A good understanding of the principles of solid mechanics applied to materials characterisation for simulation Excellent team work skills & an adaptable approach to problem solving Experience Preferred: Knowledge and familiarity with key processes, facilities and technologies used throughout the pressed parts process chain. Strong people skills. A good level of business acumen. Experience in the application of six sigma or other technical problem solving methods Education Required: Suitable applicants are likely to possess a relevant degree or PhD although this is not essential if the individual can evidence the necessary capabilities. Additional Information: Flexibility - Whilst Gaydon based candidates would be expected to be mobile with regular travel to each of our Press Shops (Castle Bromwich, Solihull, Halewood) anticipated and as well as occasional overseas travel. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CAE Lead Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Automotive Thermofluids CAE Engineer - 34920

Ref: 34920 Title: Automotive Thermofluids CAE Engineer Division: Powertrain Contract Position based at: Whitley Rate: Up to £27.00 per hour Position Description: An Automotive Thermofluids CAE Engineer with proven modelling experience in engine systems is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Coventry on a long term contract basis. Based within the Internal Combustion Engine organisation you will be a member of the thermofluids group. The role of the group is to optimise and validate the engine combustion, cooling, lubrication, fuel and turbo systems using both 1 and 3D computer aided engineering techniques. The department supports concept to production and is actively involved in each stage. Working as part of a small sub team you would be responsible for applying proven CAE techniques, recommending design changes, developing your own solutions where necessary and supporting issues resolution activities. You'll be expected to liaise with design and development teams as well as working closely with the CAE project management team. Skills Required: Experience in applied 1D / 3D CFD techniques. A good understanding of engine technologies. A strong analytical capability, including a methodical and highly disciplined approach to data management and problem solving. Experience Required: Experience in applied 1D or 3D CFD techniques. Education Required: It is expected that you would be educated to degree level in engineering, science, or mathematics. Education Preferred: A PhD in engine related thermofluids CAE will be viewed favourably, but is not essential. Additional Information: Experience in the preferred CAE toolsets, GT, Amesim and StarCD/ CCM+ is desired, although candidates with experience in similar software will also be considered. Experience or exposure to physical testing will also be viewed favourable. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Automotive Thermofluids CAE Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Coventry, West Midlands

Chassis Project Engineer - 34892

Ref: 34892 Title: Project Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £21.50 per hour Position Description: Responsibility to lead and define Chassis content through concept development gateways (KO to PSC). You will be the key Chassis contact for your programme during interactions with Architecture, Functional areas and our equivalents in other CoCs. You will be expected to present information and represent Chassis at Compatibility Reviews, Manufacturing Deep Dives, Directors Reviews and weekly Programme reviews. Key objective will be to handover your programme to the Chassis Delivery team with aligned technical assumptions, costs & vehicle targets, enabling secure and robust Job#1 delivery. Skills Required: Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent Good communication skills Understanding of vehicle architecture desirable, particularly chassis components within the following systems: Springs, Dampers & ARBs Sub-frames and powertrain mounts Suspension links and knuckles Steering, Wheel & Tyres Brakes Experience Required: Good communication skills Project management skills - alignment & control of costs and technical assumptions Experience in managing projects and delivering results through cross functional stakeholders. Educated to Degree level in Mechanical, Automotive or another related Engineering discipline IT literate (Powerpoint, Excel, etc)" Experience Preferred: Ability to use CATIA Rev 5 / 6 and TCE Vis mock-up advantageous Familiarity with JLR PCDS Experience and drive to develop and improve team processes and ensure consistent implementation Education Required: Educated to Degree level in Mechanical, Automotive or another related Engineering discipline Personal Profile: Have a positive approach to finding solutions with a 'can-do' attitude and be willing to question the 'norm' Ability to analyse information/data and present recommendation/conclusions concisely Have a positive attitude and flexibility to adapt to fast-moving, changing requirements and priorities Have excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills Highly motivated self-starter and good team player Recent graduate considered but needs to demonstrate aptitude e.g. team work, formula student involvement, relevant work experience, hobbies. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Chassis Project Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

CFD Analyst

CFD ANALYST Role type: Permanent Location: Leamington Spa Salary Range: £40000 - £45000 JOB DESCRIPTION An opportunity exists within the Analysis Capability Group for a CFD Analysis Engineer to deliver on-going client projects supporting a number of design and development programmes. The role involves managing the targeted use of CAE tools and testing work to provide thermal management solutions to clients. The candidate can expect to participate in a wide range of projects across many vehicle types and market sectors. The role will encompass all project types, from conventional combustion engine through to pure electric powertrains and vehicle thermal management. The solutions proposed guide the clients' product development and enable the interaction between different components/ technologies to be understood, whilst maintaining performance and cost targets. A CFD Analysis Engineer is required to carry out a range of analysis tasks which include but are not limited to: Air and liquid cooling of the engines, including also thermal analysis of engines and parts Coolant and lubrication circuit analyses of various types of engines, including on and off-highway applications as well as large engines Cooling assessment of battery modules, e-motors and e-drives 3D thermal analyses (Conjugate heat transfer) of power electronics, e-machines and battery systems 3D CFD assessment of vehicle cooling (underbonnet analysis) for all conventional, hybrid and electric vehicles The CFD Analysis Engineer will be responsible for delivery of engineering solutions in line with project timescales and budgets as well as liaison with team members and customers in the achievement of targets. Job Duties: Working in conjunction with engineers across Ricardo locations around the world, you will perform the following tasks: To work on engineering activities for engines, cooling and thermal systems from prototype through to full series production on client projects Responsible for working closely with a design and development team to assess functionality and performance of the developed systems; discuss and agree on requirements and targets Modelling and analysis of fluid systems using combinations of both 1D and 3D fluid dynamic and thermal analysis tools over a range of technologies across different engine and vehicle types and market sectors This will, along with conventional engines and vehicles, also include battery cooling systems, thermal analyses of electric drives and thermal and cooling assessment of hybrid and electric vehicles Technical reporting; interpretation of results and suggestions for improvements Preparation and maintenance of process documentation associated with the analysis Work to internal and client quality procedures and validation processes. Support the development of future products and services; assisting in the development of new techniques Required Qualifications and Experience: The candidates would typically be graduate mechanical or aero-thermal engineers with experience of simulation and/or thermal testing at an OEM or Tier 1. An understanding of a broad range of cooling systems and thermal management technologies, including hybrid and electrical powertrains and vehicles, at both theoretical and practical level is essential. Minimum Degree in an Engineering or Science related discipline (e.g. electrical and electronic engineering / mechanical engineering / physics / computer science / software engineering / maths / control engineering) A sound knowledge of fluid dynamics and thermodynamics theory At least a basic understanding of how internal combustion engines work Experience with using office tools e.g. Word, PowerPoint and Excel Experience with 3D CFD codes like StarCD / Star CCM+, Fluent or VECTIS Able to work independently, setting task priorities to deliver the required project deliverables on time Strong teamwork, organizational, oral and written communication skills Must be able to communicate and make presentations with a high degree of clarity, having the ability to write and deliver technical presentations to both internal project teams and clients, at gateway and management reviews. Desired Qualifications and Experience: It would be beneficial, but not essential if the applicant had some experience or knowledge in the following fields: Experience using 1D flow and thermal analysis tools (e. g. Flowmaster, AMESim, GT Suite) would be an advantage Prior experience with alternative powertrains and vehicles (hybrids, fully electrical) is a plus Demonstrated experience working with cross functional teams Proactive, self-motivated, and attention to detail Knowledge of MS Excel and the MS office suite (including some coding in Visual Basic) is also an asset. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CFD Analyst role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Permanent / Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Chassis Control and Systems Engineer - 34876

Ref: 34876 Title: Control and Systems Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £34.51 per hour Position Description: The Chassis Control Systems team is primarily responsible for developing and delivering features such as, electronically controlled suspension, and configurable chassis features. The work covers all aspects of the design from requirements to implementation. The role will involve working on current and future chassis control systems. As Control and Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for creating models and control systems in Matlab and Simulink to estimate vehicle state based on fundamental mechanical and physical knowledge Skills Required: Vehicle Dynamics and Physics Matlab / Simulink modelling of dynamic systems Control system development Experience Required: Able to work under pressure and work flexibly as part of a wider team. Relevant knowledge and experience in vehicle simulation Experience Preferred: Understanding of vehicle dynamics and modelling vehicle suspension systems from first principles. Knowledge of vehicle sensors and digital signal processing. Experience with instrumentation and objective vehicle testing, able to perform test manoeuvres. Experience with rapid prototyping development software using Control Desk or similar. Understanding of Systems Engineering and how it's applied to the software development process. Education Required: Degree or equivalent experience required Additional Information: Experience in research into new suspension technologies would be advantageous as would detailed knowledge of hydraulic flow through damper valves. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the C role within Body Engineering, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

CAE Analyst (Body Engineering) - 34881

Ref: 34881 Title: CAE Analyst Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £26.98 per hour Position Description: To support Finite Element model building of components, sub-systems and full vehicle models for new JLR products using ANSA, Hypermesh and Oasys Primer. To support build of trimmed NVH and Safety Vehicle models with ability to run baseline CAE analysis, summarise results and feedback conclusions to the Lead Engineers in an efficient manner. Skills Required: Hyperworks ver. 14 or above ¿ for Pre/Post-Processing. ANSA V17. or above for Pre-Processing - including Data Management functionality Competent in the use LS-DYNA explicit and/or implicit software and associated pre and post processing packages Ability to carry out baseline CAE analysis (NVH, Safety, Durability), summarise initial results and feedback to CAE attribute project leads. Experience Required: Very competent in component meshing and model assembly using engineering experience and CAE tools. PC Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Demonstration of the knowledge and skills required. Experience of working in the automotive industry. Requires supervision and/or assistance only where the issues or situation faced is highly complex and/or business critical. Experience Preferred: Familiarity and experience of Automotive working practices relating to CAE methods and processes. Familiarity and experience of CAD (CATIA V5/V6), TCE & Digibuck Familiarity of IT systems Education Required: Educated to a minimum of Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent technical subject. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CAE Analyst role within Body Engineering, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Lead Suspension Control Engineer - 34875

Ref: 34875 Title: Lead Suspension Control Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £34.51 per hour Position Description: A Lead Suspension Control Engineer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire on a long term contract basis. The Chassis Control Systems team is primarily responsible for developing and delivering features such as, electronically controlled suspension, and configurable chassis features. The work covers all aspects of the design from requirements to implementation. The role will involve working on current and future chassis control systems. As Lead Suspension Control Engineer you will be responsible for creating models and control systems in Matlab and Simulink to estimate vehicle state based on fundamental mechanical and physical knowledge and leading a team of other engineers in completing control development for the system you are working on Skills Required: Vehicle Dynamics and Physics Matlab / Simulink modelling of dynamic systems Control system development Experience Required: Able to work under pressure and work flexibly as part of a wider team. Relevant knowledge and experience in vehicle simulation Experience Preferred: Understanding of vehicle dynamics and modelling vehicle suspension systems from first principles. Knowledge of vehicle sensors and digital signal processing. Experience with instrumentation and objective vehicle testing, able to perform test manoeuvres. Experience with rapid prototyping development software using Control Desk or similar. Understanding of Systems Engineering and how it's applied to the software development process. Ideally you will have experience of leading talented teams to meet tight deadlines whilst ensuring that robust software is developed. Education Required: Degree or equivalent experience required Additional Information: Experience in leading research into new suspension technologies would be advantageous as would detailed knowledge of hydraulic flow through damper valves. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Lead Suspension Control Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis Control Engineer - 34767

Ref: 34767 Title: Control Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £30.71 per hour Position Description: The Chassis Motion Systems Control group is primarily responsible for developing and delivering features such as, Air Suspension, Damping, Active Roll Control and Active Suspension, the work covers all aspects of the design from requirements to full implementation. As a Control Engineer you are responsible for translating functional requirements into control functions, in the Simulink environment, as well as the associated verification of the implementation of function. You will be working other team members make sure that delivery of your work is aligned with the deliverables and timing of the project. Skills Required: Good understanding of vehicle electrical / electronic systems. Experience generating models in Matlab, Simulink Stateflow Knowledge of vehicle networks and associated impact on control systems Experience Required: Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams to achieve challenging objectives. Experience Preferred: Previous experience in a similar role in the automotive, aerospace or relevant sector Good relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment Competent dSpace/Rapid Controller Prototyping user Education Required: Degree or equivalent experience required. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered for this Chassis Control Engineer role, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis Quality Project Engineer - 34603

Ref: 34603 Title: Chassis Quality Project Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £22.06 per hour Position Description: Chassis Quality Project Engineer Chassis Engineering designs and releases suspensions, brakes, steering, frames, wheels and tyres for JLR as part of Product Engineering. The role is to assist the Current Chassis Quality Manager in resolution activity to achieve world class quality on our current products, including full data analysis, by driving achievement in the Chassis Quality improvement targets. To drive the Chassis current quality processes. This is done by working with a large team including functional engineers, and PVT engineers; and working closely with the Chassis Function Managers, Master Black Belt, and Forward Quality Manager. Evaluate required priority for Chassis projects through analysis of incoming data signals including but not limited to AWS, IQM, Tableau, CQI, JD Powers, DTC Database, FMS. Maintain the Top Chassis Quality Issues (Top 1000) deck and drive resolution using 6-Sigma 8D & DMAIC disciplines supported by the Chassis Master Blackbelt. Ensure prevent recurrence for all issues. Track and Monitor. Be the driver for Chassis current quality processes; develop them to facilitate world class performance in both our products and our teams. Assist the Quality Manager in Chairing the Chassis Technical Issues Quality meeting held weekly with the Chassis Director and his First Line. Ensure that the Chassis Quality Hub is kept up to date according to process. Continually develop processes for updating the Hub, to drive best practice and higher levels of performance. Support the Quality Manager and Senior Quality Manager in driving the Chassis Quality Operating System Skills Required: Must be an Advanced Excel user, experienced at data analysis Thorough knowledge of problem solving tools and techniques, notably 6-Sigma (yellow belt minimum trained), 8D and DMAIC Automotive experience Experience Required: Ability to combine data analysis skills with excellent mathematical capability in a quality context in order to interpret inputs and recommend action Thorough knowledge of problem solving tools and techniques, preferably 6-Sigma, 8D and DMAIC Fluent in MS Office applications, but expert in Excel Thorough knowledge of engineering and basic engineering delivery disciplines (e.g. FMEA, robustness tools, CAD, CAE etc) Tableau experience preferred Experience Preferred: Knowledge of Jaguar and Land Rover release systems Working knowledge of chassis systems Strong ability to identify and remove 'roadblocks' across PE, with other functions, and in other cultures A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision Able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, highly demanding environment Strong communicator with a proven track record of demonstrating logic and analytical thinking Willingness to develop quickly Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Chassis Quality Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

CAE Analyst - 34600 - Body Engineering

Ref: 34600 Title: CAE Analyst Division: Body Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £26.45 per hour Position Description: Development of automotive body structures using FEA, to meet defined performance targets, specifically for front, side & rear crashworthiness. Skills Required: Have good level of engineering skills & good background in crashworthiness. Able to develop automotive body structures for crashworthiness using CAE tool-sets and also have self-confidence to make engineering judgements from time to time to drive design improvements. Have an awareness of potential design constraints (packaging, manufacturing etc.) and ensure due consideration is given in developing solutions. LS-Dyna & Oasys suite (Primer, T-His, D3plot) Hyperworks (mesh, graph, view) ANSA. PC Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Good communication skills - both written and spoken is essential. Good presentation skills Able to work in a team environment Experience Required: Typically, 2-4 years` experience of working in the automotive industry, involved with the development of body structures for crashworthiness using CAE methods. Education Required: Educated to a minimum of Degree level in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent technical subject. Additional Information : Familiarity and experience of working practices relating to CAE methods and processes. Familiarity and experience of CAD, Tce & Digibuck Familiarity of JLR IT system Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CAE Analyst role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Warwickshire, England

Rear Wheel Steer Engineer - 34814

Ref: 34814 Title: Rear Wheel Steering Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £22.06 per hour Position Description: The purpose of this role is to support the Rear Wheel Steer (RWS) Lead Engineer to coordinate the design, development, testing and introduction of new RWS Systems. Operating in a cross-functional organisation, Engineer will report into the relevant Group Leader and, where delivering on specific vehicle programmes, matrix report to the relevant Lead Engineer & Module Leader. The role requires the individual to support the technical delivery in close co-operation with the Lead Engineer, Supplier and system interfaces, also to develop and deliver the commodity plan and ensure delivery to required quality, cost and time. Skills Required: Ability to develop steering system engineering solutions which meet defined targets on time and to required quality. Good team working, organisation and communication skills to work as part of the wider steering Engineering team. Able to foster good working relationships with Purchasing/STA and suppliers. Ability to plan steering system delivery and manage change within the Vehicle Programme requirements and to manage and evaluate DV/PV testing, report on results and resolve issues and navigate Engineering & Release systems. Experience Required: Experience of Engineering validation and release systems. Experience leading automotive supplier interfaces. Ability to evaluate the performance and merits of engineering output from suppliers or service partners to ensure that requirements are satisfied. Good PC skills, proficient with Microsoft Office applications. Must be flexible with regard to multi-site working and be prepared to travel abroad if required, full driving licence. Experience Preferred: Working knowledge of chassis or Steering systems. Ability to use CAD and virtual build visualisation tools. JLR releasing systems and processes Education Required: Engineering or relevant Degree Additional Information: This role will require the Engineer to work under a Lead Engineer and support them in their delivery of new steering systems. Some autonomy required but workload will be managed largely by more Senior Engineer. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Rear Wheel Steering Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis Support Engineer - 34770

Ref: 34770 Title: Support Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £19.84 per hour Position Description: The Chassis Motion Systems Control group is primarily responsible for developing and delivering features such as, Air Suspension, Damping, Active Roll Control and Active Suspension, the work covers all aspects of the design from requirements to full implementation. As Support Engineer you will be responsible for coordinating and providing (where appropriate) support for all test and development activities. These will consist of a mix of vehicle, structural rig, HiL rig and CAE based activities. Skills Required: Experience Managing Test work with Understanding of multiple test concepts, e.g. HiL, Vehicle (subjective and objective), CAE. Experience capturing test requirements to feed into test plans and budgets. Competent with data analysis and the use of engineering tools to capture data from test facilities. Experience Required: Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams to achieve challenging objectives. Experience Preferred: Experience with automotive tools e.g. canape, dSPACE control desk Understanding of vehicle networks and their relevance to chassis systems. Education Required: Degree or equivalent experience required. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Chassis Support Engineer role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis Lead Systems Engineer - 34768

Ref: 34768 Title: Lead Systems Engineer Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Position Description: The Chassis Motion Systems Control group is primarily responsible for developing and delivering features such as, Air Suspension, Damping, Active Roll Control and Active Suspension, the work covers all aspects of the design from requirements to full implementation. As the Lead Systems Engineer you are responsible for overseeing the functional design activities in the early stages of the feature definition as well as creating and owning the verification plans. These activities require a consistent systems engineering approach. By using model-based systems engineering techniques, the team contributes to the overall understanding of the expected feature functionality. Skills Required: Good understanding of vehicle electrical / electronic systems. Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements capture, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance Experience planning design and verification activities. Experience Required: Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams to achieve challenging objectives. Experience Preferred: Previous experience in a similar role in the automotive, aerospace or relevant sector Good relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment Competent dSpace/Rapid Controller Prototyping user Education Required: Degree or equivalent experience required Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered for this Chassis Lead Systems Engineer role, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Chassis Motion Systems Leader - 34772

Ref: 34772 Title: System Leader Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £21.62 per hour Position Description: A System Leader within Chassis Motion Systems is requried to join a leading automotive OEM basedi in Gaydon, Warwickshire on a long term contract basis. The Chassis Motion Systems Control group is primarily responsible for developing and delivering features such as, Air Suspension, Damping, Active Roll Control and Active Suspension, the work covers all aspects of the design from requirements to full implementation. You will be the single point contact for system creation and deployment to vehicle engineering and new vehicle programmes. The System Leader ensures technologies are designed to robust System Engineering processes and deployed across all programmes to time and budget. This includes managing all aspects of system delivery within a single project plan, from technology development through to Human machine Interface, Marketing, Sales and Service as well as manufacturing where relevant. Skills Required: Expert, proven project management skills Proven leadership skills and financial management experience Previous experience in a similar role in the automotive, aerospace or relevant sector Experience Required: Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams to achieve challenging objectives. Experience Preferred: Model based systems engineering (MBSE) Requirements Management (RM) Configuration management & version control for documentation & model objects Experience using IBM Rational DOORS & IBM Rational team concert Education Required: Degree or equivalent experience required. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered for this Chassis System Leader role, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Lead Chassis Systems Engineer - 33995

Ref: 33995 Title: Lead Chassis Systems Engineer Salary Range: £32.70 - £34.50/Hr (Ltd Co) Division: Chassis Engineering Contract Position based at: Gaydon An experience Chassis Systems Engineer is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire. This is a long term contract renewed annually, paying up to £34.50 per hour. Position Description: The Chassis team are looking for a highly skilled Systems Engineer to focus on the delivery of our HMI solutions/delivery for a range of chassis systems. You will be the main contact within our Chassis team to create boundary diagrams and Iframes and also exchanging formal requirements with HMI, ensuring these are delivered on time to robust processes. Skills Required: Experience of creation of System Boundaries. Understanding of System's Engineering. Worked in a field involving HMI Delivery. Experience Required: Experience of using Doors and Viso. Excellent communicator. If you are interested in this role Apply Now!

Contract / Warwickshire, England

CAE 1D Analyst - 34747

Ref: 34747 Title: CAE 1D Analyst Division: Powertrain Contract Position based at: Gaydon Rate: Up to £26.45 per hour Position Description: A CAE 1D Analyst is required to join a leading automotive OEM based in Gaydon, Warwickshire on a long term contract basis. Reporting to the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will develop, use and maintain virtual vehicle and system models in our proprietary 1D simulation tool (using Matlab Simulink) used for the delivery of X-CarLine electrified powertrain systems that will enable success in the future automotive market. Model output reports will allow the business to appropriately size and control the future electrified powertrains to efficiently meet challenging attribute targets for Performance, energy efficiency, driveability, thermal and durability / reliability and relate these to powertrain system commodity costs, weights and complexity for the vehicle lines. Skills Required: Able to create and interrogate in Matlab Simulink, from first principles, mathematical and logical models that define the behaviour of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems present in Automotive Powertrains. Strong analytical capability and breadth of CAE experience (3+ years), with a proven success in complex system model development (using both forward and reverse causality approaches), including validation and correlation to vehicle under demand from a driver. Able to identify and respond to the strengths and limitations of computer-based modelling A strong technical knowledge of key powertrain and hybrid technologies (e.g. engine, transmission, cal & controls, e-motor, inverter, battery) Experience Required: Proven success in application of an industry-standard system modelling toolset (e.g. Simulink, Dymola, MATLAB etc.) for analysis of dynamic system behaviour, problem-solving and/or system optimisation, including model correlation The ability to create and interrogate from first principles mathematical and logical models that define the behaviour of mechanical and electro-mechanical powertrain systems A good working knowledge of engine, transmission, driveline and hybrid / electrified architectures and operating characteristics Able to recognise and qualify the impact of powertrain (including hybrid and electric) system characteristics and principal vehicle attributes upon vehicle performance and efficiency metrics. An understanding of linear vehicle dynamics and engine and transmission matching principles. Experience Preferred: Knowledge of JLR Hybrid & Electrified Powertrain systems desirable Experience or awareness of PED attribute development desirable Knowledge of target setting & requirement cascade process desirable Knowledge of pollutant emissions, calibration methodologies and regulatory tests desirable Experience in data processing, manipulation and graphical presentation and an interest and willingness to develop these skills further. Able to demonstrate a high level of motivation, initiative and resourcefulness in overcoming problems. Strong oral and written communication skills; able to communicate technical concepts, data and conclusions to a wide audience. Good interpersonal skills; able to work within a team and network effectively across a wide number of departments. Education Required: Applicants will ideally be qualified to Degree level (e.g. BEng, BSc or MSc, or equivalent), or HND, or equivalent, with considerable experience Additional Information: The role is principally based at Gaydon Engineering Centre, but meeting support at other JLR Midlands facilities and Suppliers will be required. Candidate must have a full (preferably clean, UK) driving license Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you want to be considered for this Powertrain CAE Analyst role, please apply today. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.

Contract / Gaydon, Warwickshire