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Vehicle Dynamics Driving Simulator Engineer

Employer
Jaguar Land Rover
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£34000 to £42000 per year
Closing date
12 Oct 2022
Reference
104762

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Discipline
Automotive
Sector
Automotive Industry
Job Type
Engineer
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Job Details

Job description:

WHAT TO EXPECT

To provide an exceptional driving experience, every chassis component needs be honed to perfection. The driving simulator plays a vital role in supporting Vehicle Dynamics (and wider Chassis team) - enabling robust and rapid engineering decisions when delivering JLR products of the future.

In the role of Driving Simulator Operation Engineer you will enable the Vehicle Dynamics team to use the simulator efficiently to perform their tasks. You will be working as part of the small, dedicated team responsible for running the driving simulator facility at Gaydon. Working with the Technical Specialist and Product Owner to foster a culture of continuous improvement

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

• Day to day running of the driving simulator facility
* Organising facility bookings
* Run simulator sessions to support program needs
* Perform simulator hardware and software maintenance to specific schedules

WHAT YOU NEED

Knowledge and experience

Essential:
* Self motivated, well organised and able to deliver with minimum supervision
* Strong organisational and planning skill
* Demonstrate good problem solving techniques
* Competence in using CarMaker or similar vehicle dynamics modelling software
* Competence in MATLAB and Simulink
* Experience with data analysis software
* Working knowledge of vehicle dynamics theory

Desirable:
* Good understanding of driving simulator principals including motion cueing
* Experience of repeatable vehicle testing techniques
* Good working knowledge of PC hardware and networks
* Previous experience operating driving simulators or test rigs
* Working knowledge of rFPro

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.

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Location
Coventry
Warwickshire
CV3 4LF
GB
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