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Senior Vehicle Dynamics Analysis Engineer

  • Location

    Nuneaton, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Ray Greenman

  • Contact email:

    ray.greenman@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH49410

  • Expiry date:

    08/12/2018

Vehicle Dynamics Analysis Senior Engineer - Nuneaton - Great Salary and benefits package

This is a terrific opportunity for an experienced Vehicle Dynamics Analysis Engineer to join this world-class, independent engineering consultancy.

The successful Vehicle Dynamics Analysis Engineer will be joining a business going through a period of extensive growth with plans in place to cover the next 5 years.

Purpose of the Vehicle Dynamics Analysis Engineer job:

  • Undertaking modelling and analysis activities using MSC ADAMS/Car software to support component and vehicle design and development
  • Build and analyse MSC ADAMS/Car vehicle, subsystem and test rig models
  • Undertake and report the assessment of vehicle dynamics and NVH attributes
  • Generate load data to support FE and fatigue analysis in vehicle design and development programmes
  • Support ad-hoc requests in support of design and vehicle dynamics / NVH colleagues

Key Functions:

  • Proficient user of MSC ADAMS with extensive experience using ADAMS/Car in an automotive consultancy or manufacturer
  • Experience of using virtual tools for at least two of the following:
    • K&C suspension model correlation to test data and optimisation towards targets
    • Model correlation and optimisation in full vehicle level to improve Vehicle Dynamics
    • Chassis vibration/modal analysis for NVH characterization and optimisation to achieve desired modal alignment and to reduce structure borne and road noise
    • Powertrain vibration/modal analysis for NVH characterization and optimisation to achieve desired modal alignment in full operating envelope
    • Durability analysis and load extraction using Road Load Data
    • Durability analysis and load extraction using scanned road surfaces along with analytical tyre model like FTire
  • Experience of simulation software packages such as Simpack, IPG/CarMaker, CarSim, VI-CarRealTime, FEMFAT
  • Proficient understanding and application of MATLAB and Simulink
  • Familiar with CAD and FEA software used within the industry
  • Participation in major vehicle development programmes
  • Understanding of active chassis systems
  • Report writing
  • Direct interaction and good communication skills with customers

Candidate requirements:

  • Engineering Degree qualified
  • At least 5 years of experience as an ADAMS Simulation Engineer
  • Working for an OEM, tier 1 suspension supplier or consultancy

Talented, ambitious Vehicle Dynamics Analysis Engineers should apply today for this very exciting opportunity by calling Ray Greenman +44 (0) 1384 397 555 or email