Senior Engineer ??? ADAMS - luxury OEM ??? Midlands, CONTRACT

West Midlands Region
29.00 - 31.00 GBP Hourly + GBP29 - GBP31/hour
20 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Our client, one of the world's most prestigious OEM's, is looking to recruit a contract Senior Engineer ADAMS whose main purpose will be the modelling of Chassis systems.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Support the establishment of K & C targets for suspension systems
• Help develop hard points for suspension systems and steering systems
• Develop bush rates to enable vehicle to meet compliance targets
• Maintain vehicle models with representative component masses & inertias
• Determine ARB/spring stiffness's to achieve handling balance and ride frequencies
• Complete ride, handling, steering, and braking tests on ADAMS and study the effects of kinematics and compliance under various load conditions
• Update models with component stiffness figures as they become available
• Plot results on a standard format for consistency to support progress evaluations
• Develop and maintain ADAMS Driveline models for dynamic manoeuvres
• Help investigate vehicle dynamics issues arising during development using simulation models
• Suggest improvements and use measured vehicle data to update models

The ideal candidate will have:
• Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
• ADAMS CAR training courses completed
• Experience as a simulation Engineer within the automotive industry
• Experience of ADAMS simulation tools which must include ADAMS CAR
• Proven capability of studying and understanding K&C data and correlating it with models
• ADAMS experience with driveline modelling
• Co-Simulation integration of active damping and SCS controllers into models
• Experience of EPS software tuning and tyre modelling
• Working knowledge of Altair Hyperworks including Hypergraph
• Working knowledge of Matlab would be useful
• Good report writing skills and able to present to technical experts
• Rig test environment experience