Project Engineer - Simulation

Edison Technical Recruitment Limited
£40k - £45k pa + negotiable
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Project Engineer - Simulation

Job Location: Warwick, West Midlands, UK

Job Salary: £40k-£45k per annum (dependent upon experience)

Job purpose as the Project Engineer - Simulation

The main purpose of this role is modelling of Chassis systems and full vehicle simulations.

Key responsibilities & tasks

  • Support the generation of vehicle models and tests on vehicle simulators.
  • Set up and work with simulators to support Dynamics on specific programmes.
  • Complete ride, handling, steering, and braking tests on ADAMS/VI-grade and study the effects of kinematics and compliance under various load conditions.
  • Assess effects and suggest any changes required to maintain targets.
  • Investigate vehicle dynamics issues arising during development using simulation models.
  • Suggest improvements and use measured vehicle data to update models.
  • Collaborate to create and develop Chassis control system algorithms in conjunction with system suppliers.
  • Ensure harmonised interaction of all Chassis electronically control systems.
  • Develop control systems and strategies alongside system suppliers using Vi-Grade, Simulink or other appropriate software.
  • Interact with ECU suppliers, Component Engineers, Simulation Team and Dynamics Department.
  • Specification and testing of vehicle dynamic-control application software
  • Vehicle dynamics control system design

Qualifications & experience

  • ADAMS CAR training courses completed
  • Extensive experience as a simulation Engineer within the automotive industry.
  • Extensive experience of ADAMS simulation tools which must include ADAMS CAR.
  • Experience of VI-Grade software and CRT
  • Experience as a Control Systems Simulation within the automotive industry.
  • Co-Simulation integration of active damping and SCS controllers into models.
  • Experience of Chassis and EPS software tuning
  • Proven capability of studying and understanding K&C data and correlating it with models.
  • ADAMS experience with driveline modelling.
  • Modelling hydro-mounts and active mounts, tyre modelling
  • Software Experience:- Matlab Simulink, VI-Grade car real time, ADAMS, Vector e.g. CANape
  • Working knowledge of Altair Hyperworks including Hypergraph.
  • Working knowledge of Matlab and VI-Grade.
  • Good report writing skills and able to present to technical experts
  • Rig test environment experience including vehicle simulators
  • Competent in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong time management , accuracy ,diligence ,ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs

How to Apply

If you are interested in progressing your career as the Project Engineer - Simulation, apply now for immediate consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: If you require visa sponsorship to work in the UK you CANNOT be considered for this role.

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