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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:
  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


Engineering Degree preferred

Additional Information


To apply for this role please send your CV to

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.