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Test Engineer (Ride) - 34940

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30 - £31.33 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Meacham

  • Contact email:

    rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    31

  • Salary low:

    30

  • Job ref:

    BBBH46204

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-05-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Test Engineer (Ride) - 34940 - up to £31.33/hr - Chassis Engineering

Position Description:

Objective vehicle testing and analysis is a key part of the development process, providing essential data to support target setting, chassis tuning and final sign-off. In this role you will:

  • Perform vehicle objective ride tests for a range of vehicles to tight deadlines
  • Analyse and disseminate results
  • Provide concise conclusions, recommendations based on objective data supported by subjective evaluation
  • Support ride metrics and test method development (physical and virtual) strengthening link to subjective evaluation
  • Maintain ride test database - provide link between metrics and subjective evaluation

Skills Required:

3 Key Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of vehicle dynamics, particularly ride comfort.
  • Valid UK driving licence
  • Excellent team working, organisation and communication skills. Applicants are expected to be very self-motivated and demonstrate the ability to identify and carry out tasks independently.

Experience Required:

  • Working knowledge of Matlab or other signal processing tools
  • Subjective ride evaluation Keep abreast of latest instrumentation developments MBS simulation tools knowledge (e.g. SIMPACK, ADAMS)

In return for your experience we can offer:

  • Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly
  • Experience working with a leading automotive company

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship.

For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.