Lead NVH Engineer - Motorcycles

Recruiter
Premea
Location
Leicestershire
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
14 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our global motorcycle manufacturing client is urgently looking to fill the following role:

Role context and purpose:
As the Lead Engineer NVH at our Client's Technology Centre, you will be a part of the CAE team and report to the Lead for CAE & CAD.

Key responsibilities:
Your key responsibilities as Lead Engineer NVH in the UK will include, but not limited to:

- Need to take acoustic and vibration measurements, analyse results and present reports
- Create targets for noise and vibration through discussions with designers & benchmarking
- Discussion with internal customers for the required input / output and freezing the requirements.
- Need to assess the output of the test data and justify the behaviours using manual calculation
- Work closely with CAE to validate & update acoustic simulation models
- Work with peers in order to get the best team performance.
- Foresee implications of introduced actions well in advance. Proactively initiate corrective actions.

As Lead Engineer NVH, you will be measured on the following areas:
- Develop test methods for modal surveys, noise/vibration transfer paths and comfort metrics
- Support correlation activities with simulation
- Identify noise sources during vehicle development
- Utilise software tools for the analysis of noise/vibration and it's prediction
- Develop understanding of the noise signature of the Client's cycles and how to maintain and enhance it
- Propose palliative and other treatments to improve the noise experience for the customer
- Work with other members of the Product Development teams to ensure noise considerations are taken into account during concept and development phases of the vehicle programs
- Conduct pass-by and other tests to ensure that the Client's motorcycles meet statutory and regulatory requirements regarding noise emissions

Scope and Impact:
- You will manage a small team of Internationally based NVH simulation engineers
- You will liaise with test and instrumentation teams in the UK and abroad to ensure timely and suitable tests are conducted
- You will liaise with chassis, powertrain, intake and exhaust teams to ensure that the noise/vibration targets are met for future programs

Experience Required:
- You have proven experience working in Powertrain NVH function for 3+ years in the UK
- Strong knowledge in fundamentals of Acoustics / Dynamics principles
- Knowledge of basic acoustic software will be preferable, in particular LMS Test.Lab
- Should be able to carry out acoustic calculations for the given conditions
- Basic programming skill in PYTHON will be preferable

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors

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