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Senior Engineer - Braking

Senior Engineer - Braking

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Braking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midlands
Salary: £50 - £60,000 + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5431
Contact Name: Jonathan webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2020 11:08

Job Description

Senior Engineer - Braking 
Midlands - Perm - £50/£60k

Personal attributes:
In order to succeed you will need to possess excellent interpersonal and communication
skills as the ability to build effective working relationships across multiple disciples is paramount.
Attitude is everything, we are always pushing boundaries and in order to achieve the
unimaginable you must have a can-do approach and an open mind to endless possibilities.

Key Objectives & Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Engineer Vehicle Development you will lead the Braking Attribute within the
Vehicle Attributes team. The Braking Attribute Leader will lead the brake cooling, performance, pedal
feel and brake NVH attributes for the program.

The Role:
•Lead benchmarking and the vehicle target setting process
•Ensure that hardware can meet vehicle level targets.
•Work through all program gateways from concept to Job1 to meet targets.
•Plan out the development and validation program
•Lead braking development including CAE, dyno and vehicle testing.
•Work with the brakes design team to ensure prototype phases have the right level of components,
tuneables and agree deliverables.
•Carry out subjective assessment and objective measurement on vehicles.
•Report out status and driving resolution to issues.
•Work closely with Stability Control
•Travel within the UK and Worldwide for development testing will be required.

Academic Requirements:
•You will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant area with at least 3 years of industry experience
•Good knowledge of vehicle foundation brake and stability control systems
•You’ll be experienced with subjective vehicle assessment and evaluation.
•Experience with vehicle brake testing on prototype vehicles, including objective measurement, data
logging and processing
•Be familiar with OEM product development systems
•Excellent organising and planning skills

If you believe you have what it takes to work at the heart of automotive innovation, then we look
forward to reviewing your application.