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Senior Ride Simulation Engineer

Senior Ride Simulation Engineer

Job Title: Senior Ride Simulation Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Industry:
Salary: £competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG4753
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email: gemmaf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: April 16, 2019 14:24

Job Description

Senior Ride Simulation Engineer
South West
 
Gerrell & Hard Ltd are proud to be working in partnership with a client who encourages employees to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. They are creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic.
 
Description
Responsibility for objective Ride simulation to develop and tune vehicle performance to achieve attribute targets, working within the vehicle dynamics team on a new passenger vehicle platform.
 
Accountabilities
You will be carrying out full vehicle simulation to support the Vehicle Dynamics attribute to meet its Ride targets through the lifecycle of the vehicle/platform. You will be responsible for generating in house vehicle and competitor models, objective simulation and tuning studies. As part of the Ride activity you will take responsibility for developing the objective Ride simulation environment.  
 
You will also be responsible for integrating and updating the vehicle models with up to date sub-system models generated in house and by suppliers. As well as correlation activities between measured objective results and CAE.
 
Working closely with the rest of the CAE team, Axle & Full Vehicle Steering & Handling as well as the Vehicle Dynamics subjective development engineers to ensure balanced vehicle behaviour and achievement of all vehicle Dynamic targets. This role will also require working closely with the NVH team
 
Day to day duties: 
Build & maintain up to date and correlated vehicle and sub-system Ride models
Complete Ride simulations according to Test Standards
Develop and improve Ride Simulation Process
Work with integrated Active systems (control Logic & Models) 
Presentation of results and analysis
Skills
Extensive knowledge of vehicle Ride performance
Proven knowledge of Ride CAE as part of vehicle development cycle
Knowledge and prior experience of Ride simulation with integrated Active Systems 
Knowledge of a Ride CAE Tool, MSC Adams would be advantageous
Proficient in use of using Matlab & Matlab-Simulink 
Automotive OEM experience/background 
Proven experience of CAE correlation and validation and error-state resolution 
Experience of taking a program through virtual tuning to prototype build and into production 
Knowledge of ride CAE best practices, test procedure generation and attribute DNAs will be beneficial 
A degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered). 
 
CV's to nickg@gahl.co.uk