Vehicle Dynamics Validation Engineer

Employer
Jaguar Land Rover
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£42000 to £52000 per year
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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Discipline
Automotive
Sector
Automotive Industry
Job Type
Engineer

Job Details

Job description:

WHAT TO EXPECT

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

The role is as a pivotal member of the Dynamics validation team, being responsible for the process, documenting and assessment of every aspect of a vehicles' Steering, Ride and Handling / Stability. Ensuring that this is performed, analysed and reported correctly.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

* Working in close collaboration with the Dynamics & Stability Validation Engineers & Dynamics & Stability Validation Lead, DDPL, Chassis Motion & Control Systems. Ensuring processes are appropriate for both current and new programmes, responsible for identifying if new components/concepts are contained within existing processes. Inputs into target performances are essential.
* Responsibility for ensuring processes and TPJLRs, STJLR's are filed and maintained effectively and ensuring that Dynamics & Stability test documents are robust when interrogated.
* A focus on developing efficiencies in test programme complexity, considering subjective and objective manoeuvres.
* Is capable of clearly defining problems (With the DSV Lead) and effective in supporting the team resolution.
* Is expected to acknowledge ‘state of the art' techniques in whole vehicle Dynamics and Stability assessment and to support associated advancements in virtual vehicle test capability.


WHAT YOU NEED

Knowledge, Skills and experience

Essential:
* Methodical detailed approach to work context
* Previous experience in a similar role in Vehicle tuning with a track record of delivery
* Analytical skills to identify how one issue can impact on another and put in place the required interventions through support or from own knowledge base
* Ability to present complex data & issues to a varied audience
* Experience of Problem Resolution using structured approaches
* Ability to manage risks and issues
* Negotiation and adaptability skills
* A solid understanding of managing people effectively through change and the change process
* Fundamental understanding of Vehicle Dynamics


Desirable:
* Experience of process mapping / process improvement
* Training and Facilitation Skills
* Relationship management skills, influencing and stakeholder communication skills, both written and verbal
* Acute business acumen and understanding of organisational issues and challenges
* Experience with the Product Owner role.
* Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred

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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