Chassis Simulation Manager

55000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual + GBP55000 - GBP60000/annum negotiable
16 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Title: Chassis Simulation Manager

Job Location: Warwick, West Midlands, UK

Job Salary: GBP55k-GBP60k per annum (dependent upon experience)

Job purpose as the Chassis Simulation Manager

Manage a team of Chassis CAE simulation Engineers and complete simulation tasks

Key responsibilities & tasks

* Manage a team of multibody simulation Engineers using tools such as ADAMS and VI-Grade.
* Manage the use of Vehicle simulators and work with the Attributes team.
* Complete all management tasks required including appraisals for the team and lead recruitment activities
* Develop and maintain MBS processes and procedures.
* Ensure a high level of documentation and reporting.
* Lead and participate in the generation of vehicle models.
* Investigate vehicle dynamics issues arising during development.
* Collaborate to create and develop Chassis control system algorithms in conjunction with system suppliers.
* Ensure harmonised interaction of all Chassis electronically control systems.
* Lead the development of control systems and strategies alongside system suppliers using Vi-Grade, Simulink or other appropriate software.
* Interact with ECU suppliers, Component Engineers, FEA Team and Dynamics Department.
* Specification and testing of vehicle dynamic-control application software
* Vehicle dynamics control system design

Qualifications & experience

* Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
* ADAMS CAR and VI-Grade training courses completed
* Experience managing a Chassis simulation team
* Extensive experience as a Simulation Engineer within the automotive industry.
* Extensive experience of ADAMS simulation tools which must include ADAMS CAR.
* Experience of VI-Grade software and CRT
* Experience as a Control Systems Simulation within the automotive industry.
* Worked with Driver in Motion (DiM) simulators
* Co-Simulation integration of active damping and SCS controllers into models.
* Experience of Chassis and EPS software tuning.
* Proven capability of studying and understanding K&C data and correlating it with models.
* Tyre modelling
* Management experience
* Working knowledge of Altair Hyperworks including Hypergraph.
* Capable of generating procedures and standards
* Working knowledge of Matlab and VI-Grade.
* Good report writing skills and able to present to technical experts
* Rig test environment experience including vehicle simulators
* Competent in all Microsoft Office applications

Software experience

* Matlab Simulink
* VI-Grade car real time
* Vector e.g. CANape

How to Apply

If you are interested in progressing your career as the Chassis Simulation Manager, apply now for immediate consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: If you require visa sponsorship to work in the UK you CANNOT be considered for this role