Senior engineer – dynamics steering

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Key duties and responsibilities:
  • To deliver vehicle dynamics projects within the group with a key responsibility for steering system tuning and development
  • Hands-on technical delivery of vehicle dynamics development projects to cost, quality and time
  • Specific responsibility for brakes and steering development
  • To ensure steering systems development is in line with VTS’s, DVP’s, test procedures and project plans
  • Plan, co-ordinate and deliver vehicle development activities as defined by the vehicle development programmes
  • Report on test findings via both summary and formal reports and where necessary co-ordinate activities to identify root cause and resolution of issues
  • Develop specific test procedures and processes as required
  • Liaise with and control offsite test activities both remotely and in person
  • Maintain continuous communication with management, design and CAE teams throughout the development process

Qualifications and experience (essential & desirable criteria)

 Essential criteria:
  • Mechanical or Automotive Engineering degree
  • Capable vehicle dynamic subjective assessment skills. Experience of developing vehicle dynamics performance specifically steering
  • A level of theoretical understanding for steering systems and suspension geometry
  • Practical experience of vehicle dynamics steering (EPAS, EHPAS, HPAS) development
  • Experience of European vehicle dynamics test facilities including Nardo, Nurburgring, IDIADA and low Mu facilities
  • A good understanding of vehicle attributes
  • A high level of driving ability focused around road vehicle development
  • A methodical and scientific approach to problem solving
  • Automotive experience of several vehicle brake and steering development projects

To apply for this job please visit careers.lotuscars.com.

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