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Vehicle Dynamics Project Engineer

Employer
Jaguar Land Rover
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£33500 to £40000 per year
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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Discipline
Automation, Automotive
Sector
Automotive Industry
Job Type
Engineer
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Job Details

Job description:

What to expect

Vehicle Dynamics, Suspension Systems, Compliant Mounts, Wheels and Tyres.
To provide an exceptional driving experience, every chassis component needs be honed to perfection.

This role will aim to enhance the customer experience through the design, development, measurement and balance of customer attributes for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.

The Dynamics PL is a pivotal member of the Dynamics team, being responsible for planning and ensuring delivery of every aspect of a vehicles Steering, Ride and Handling / Stability performance.
These vehicle attributes are developed utilising the skills of the whole Dynamics team and the Project Leader is responsible for co-ordinating this as well as managing, tracking and communicating the progress towards successful achievements of the targets. Provides recommendations to the business using Vehicle Dynamics evidence to allow the business to balance cost, weight and vehicle performance.

Key Accountabilities

* Responsible for provision of physical and virtual test resources to complete the delivery plan
* Ensure Vehicle Dynamics requirements are cascaded and transacted in system and component teams
* Frequent reporting of status vs target of attribute KPIs
* Leading project delivery in terms of vehicle development plan and execution with test engineers
* Leading the development team to provide robust engineering solutions on time and to quality
* Highly motivated & goal-driven
* Support the Programme planning, management, and team meetings
* Ensure cross-functional requirements are integrated into delivery teams
* Validate targets created in the strategy phase to ensure they can be delivered robustly
* Deliver engineering projects that improve customer quality and operational efficiency
* Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

What you'll need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential:

* Proven ability to deliver complex projects involving multiple systems, facilities & resources.
* Strong working knowledge of AGILE methodologies.
* Experience of leading or influencing teams.
* A sound understanding of Vehicle Dynamics fundamentals (vehicle and system level) and Chassis tuneable.
* Previous experience of driving technical problems through to resolution employing a structured, data driven approach, e.g. through use of problem solving tools e.g. Root Cause Analysis, 8 Disciplines of problem solving,
Design of Experiments and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

Desirable:

* Subjective vehicle assessment capability of sufficient sensitivity to appreciate & communicate Vehicle Dynamics attribute issues to the wider team.
* Experience with the Product Owner role.

Company

Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

Find Us
Location
Coventry
Warwickshire
CV3 4LF
GB
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