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Chassis Integration Engineer (Simpack) - 37424

  • Location: Warwick
  • Salary: £32.48 - 32.48 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Product design and development
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email: Rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 14 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 59493

Title: Chassis Integration Engineer (Simpack) - 37424

Division: Special Vehicle Operations

Contract Position based at: Fen End and Remote Working

Rate:  - up to £32.48/hr Ltd (c£25/hr PAYE option) 

Position Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for Vehicle Loads and Axle Performance analysis and development in support of the JLR SVO Cycle Plan.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

•     Multi Body Systems (MBS) analysis, vehicle modelling and simulation within Simpack, including:

  • Assess axle performance against System Design Specification targets (SPMM, SDS)
  • Run Axle Error state simulation analyses e.g.  Shimmy and Pull Drift Performance (Axle Quality Analysis)
  • Generate vehicle Design Load Cases for use in component structural analysis (DLCs)
  • Simulate extreme vehicle load cases and develop axle parameters to manage vehicle loads
  • Develop Axle parameters to deliver vehicle targets and cascade suspension component level targets that will deliver vehicle attribute requirements

•     Liaise with the Core CSI Team to ensure latest learning and working process are being followed

•     Work with wider SVO Team to ensure all SVO programs are supported and SVO specific program content is captured

•     Support the continual development of tools and techniques which enhance capability, improve quality and robustness

•     Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

Key Interactions

  • Core CSI Team
  • MBS Model Build Team
  • SVO Suspension Systems Tuning
  • SVO Vehicle Dynamics

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • Previous experience and background in solving complex technical issues and challenges
  • Previous experience in Assessing and developing Axle systems to deliver vehicle level performance targets using virtual simulation tools
  • Strong practitioner of Simpack and Multi Body Systems analysis
  • Good mathematical skills backed by a sound understanding of engineering principles
  • Proven ability to understand, interpret and clearly communicate technical information
  • High levels of personal organization, high drive, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision

Desirable:

  • Previous experience within product engineering delivery departments
  • Good understanding of axle K&C (Kinematics and Compliance) data and its relevance to vehicle attributes
  • Strong practitioner of Matlab and other CAE software
  • Knowledge of automotive vehicle testing (Driven and Rig test)
  • Coding/Scripting experience in Excel VBA, Python etc

Personal Profile

Essential:

  • An individual with a customer first mindset who is easy to do business with, transparent and dependable
  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver in a demanding environment
  • A resilient and enthusiastic individual who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • A good communicator with the ability to communicate complex ideas and new learning
  • A effective team player, actively shares learning and skills with team members
  • Ability to adapt to the demands of high priority work streams in support of engineering delivery priorities
  • Ability to troubleshoot own work and implement structured problem solving techniques
  • An individual with the ability to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and high quality work

Education:

Engineering Degree preferred

Additional Information

** THIS POSITION IS CONFIRMED INSIDE IR35 **

To apply for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.