Principal NVH Engineer

Owen Daniels Consultancy
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal NVH Engineer

Our client are a leading providing of specialist equipment to OEM’s and in service vehicles nationwide. They are looking to add in house NVH testing with a major CAPEX investment to bring in top quality equipment allowing an experienced NVH Engineer to come in and be the subject matter expert for NVH. Anyone with a strong background in Noise , Vibration , Harshness & Acoustics should apply to be considered for a rapidly growing business.

The role

The Principal NVH Engineer is a key engineering role providing technical expertise to a number of business areas. The role requires that you be able to undertake and deliver NVH analysis on complex systems, driving changes and improvements in the design that will result in better products for our end customers. The role will support internal and external customers. This position will ideally suit an individual who is able to work in a matrix organisation, is comfortable managing conflicting demands and is confident working with external customers.

Principal NVH Engineer - Key Responsibilities

·Working closely with internal and external customers, supporting product development and research programmes from initial concept and project definition, through to V&V completion and into serial production.

·Present and defend the company design and approach to external customer technical representatives

·Undertake NVH testing and analysis

·Be capable of interpreting the analysis to a high standard + documenting findings

·Developing new methods and approaches, including analysis and testing

·Deliver feedback to the design group that drives continuous improvements within the base design/system

·Keep up to date with latest industry trends and standards for NVH

·Be a team player and participate in cost reduction programmes

·Develop and manage relationships with external expert suppliers

Principal NVH Engineer

Principal NVH Engineer - Education and Qualifications:

·A PhD or good Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering or appropriate science based subject

·Significant demonstrable industrial experience in a relevant engineering position

Principal NVH Engineer - Technical Knowledge and Ability:

·Have a proven track record in identifying, analysing and solving complex NVH problems

·Have completed a number of NVH projects, using industry standard tools such as Ricardo Wave

·Have experience of presenting findings from your analysis to audiences of varying technical levels

·Expertise within durability/NVH analysis, acoustic simulation and testing

·Experience of interpreting NVH analysis and working within a small team to tight deadlines

·A broad grasp of engineering and scientific principles and practical knowledge test setup and running with the drive to see the project through to completion

·Capable of running physical tests to obtaining shell noise and insertion loss values which can be used to validate predictive models

·Have a track record of test planning, execution and post processing data either with Matlab or MsExcel

Principal NVH Engineer

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