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Lead Suspension Control Engineer - 34875

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25.00 - £34.51 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lois Weston

  • Contact email:

    lois.weston@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    34

  • Salary low:

    25

  • Job ref:

    BBBH45991

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-29

  • Consultant:

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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:

  1. Vehicle Dynamics and Physics
  2. Matlab / Simulink modelling of dynamic systems
  3. 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.