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Chassis Simulation Manager

Chassis Simulation Manager

Job Title: Chassis Simulation Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: warwickshire
Industry:
Salary: Starting from £55,000 + Car + Bonus
Reference: JW4163
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email: jonathanw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: April 10, 2018 11:59

Job Description

Description: 

Manage a team of Chassis CAE simulation Engineers and complete simulation tasks

Key Responsibilities and Tasks
•Manage a team of multibody simulation Engineers using tools such as ADAMS and VI-Grade.
•Manage the use of Vehicle simulators and work with the Attributes team.
•Complete all management tasks required including appraisals for the team and lead recruitment activities
•Develop and maintain MBS processes and procedures.
•Ensure a high level of documentation and reporting.
•Lead and participate in the generation of vehicle models.
•Investigate vehicle dynamics issues arising during development.
•Collaborate to create and develop Chassis control system algorithms in conjunction with system suppliers.
•Ensure harmonised interaction of all Chassis electronically control systems.
•Lead the development of control systems and strategies alongside system suppliers using Vi-Grade, Simulink or other appropriate software.
•Interact with ECU suppliers, Component Engineers,  FEA Team and Dynamics Department.
•Specification and testing of vehicle dynamic-control application software
•Vehicle dynamics control system design

Qualifications and Experience
•Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
•ADAMS CAR and VI-Grade training courses completed
•Experience managing a Chassis simulation team
•Extensive experience as a Simulation Engineer within the automotive industry.
•Extensive experience of ADAMS simulation tools which must include ADAMS CAR.
•Experience of VI-Grade software and CRT
•Experience as a Control Systems Simulation within the automotive industry.
•Worked with Driver in Motion (DiM) simulators
•Co-Simulation integration of active damping and SCS controllers into models.
•Experience of Chassis and EPS software tuning.
•Proven capability of studying and understanding K&C data and correlating it with models.
•Tyre modelling
•Management experience
•Working knowledge of Altair Hyperworks including Hypergraph.
•Capable of generating procedures and standards
•Working knowledge of Matlab and VI-Grade.
•Good report writing skills and able to present to technical experts
•Rig test environment experience including vehicle simulators
•Competent in all Microsoft Office applications

Software Experience:-
•Matlab Simulink
•VI-Grade car real time
•ADAMS
•Vector e.g. CANape