Senior Engineer - Tunables Integration - CHS049
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Product Development
Aston Martin is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.
Due to the significant growth Aston Martin has experienced in recent years we now benefit from being a true multi-site organisation, and as such this role could be based at a number of sites, including Gaydon, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes
The main purpose of this role is to support designs, simulations and improvements of Chassis systems from concept through to production.
Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
Support the generation of Chassis system targets and documentation.
Support hard point generation, progression and official release.
Generate nominal bush, spring and ARB stiffness’ for builds.
Develop tuneable part requirements and distribute to Component Engineers.
Generate and maintain Chassis tunable part trackers
Maintain documentation for Chassis System status versus targets
Support characterisation of tuneable parts and generation of component data for CAE models
Support tolerance requirements for Chassis hard points and tunables
Support investigations within Chassis department into ride, handling and steering problem resolution and continual improvements.
Analyse vehicle test data such as K&C results and correlate with Simulation data.
Work with Vehicle Attribute areas to ensure chassis concepts are compatible with vehicle level targets.
Support problem solving/quality teams as directed by management.
Keep abreast of technical developments within the industry.
Liaise with Manufacturing to ensure Chassis and Manufacturing requirements are met.
Assist with component and system benchmarking.
Qualification & Experience:
Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
Extensive Chassis design and component experience.
Experience working with tunable parts in an OEM
Experience of setting and maintaining Chassis system targets
Good understanding of Chassis Dynamic properties and tuning.
Competent with Chassis CAE software (ADAMS/CAR, SHARK, VI-Grade Car Real Time)
Good working knowledge of Matlab
Working knowledge of Suspension, Braking, and Steering systems
Knowledge of Mission Product Development process or equivalent (GPDS, FPDS)
Strong time management, accuracy, diligence, ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs
Competent in all Microsoft Office applications
Salary circa: £35,000
Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford.
Contributory pension scheme – 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%.
26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
Private Health Insurance – Single Cover.
Private Dental Plan – Single Cover.
A wide range of discounts with associated partners.
How to apply
There really has never been a better time to join Aston Martin Lagonda, with strong financial results, a significant growth plan in place, a new site nearing completion and arguably the strongest model line up in the Company’s history, so if you feel ready to take the next exciting step in your already successful career and become part of the AML family apply today for consideration
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PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.
Advertised: GMT Daylight Time 04 May 2018
Applications close: GMT Daylight Time
09 Jun 2018
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