CONTECHS JOB DESCRIPTION DATABASE

VE002

JOB TITLE

VEHICLE AREA

Engineer - Vehicle Dynamics & Simulation

VEHICLE ATTRIBUTES / ENGINEERING

JOB DESCRIPTION

Develop and maintain high fidelity multi-body vehicle dynamics models using MSC Adams
Support vehicle integration efforts with simulated evidence to support key vehicle development decisions
Work with the vehicle hardware engineering teams to identify gaps and drive simulation improvements
Create reports to quantity and track vehicle motion correlation
Lead the integration of the technology onto new vehicle lines, including project planning and issue management.
Working closely with application and core development teams in both chassis and electrical domains, ensuring that the Systems engineering process is followed. This includes integration of suspension control systems onto new vehicle platforms, interfacing with the networks, infotainment, Car Configuration File and switchgear teams to deliver an integrated solution to each vehicle.
Desktop calibration, comparison & update of Parameter files for control modules.
Management of requirements including their verification using RMDV
Lead the functional safety process for the team ensuring all requirements and documentation are to the appropriate ISO26262 standard. Support the validation activites of those requirements as required.
Involved in LABcar testing to validate chassis modules.
Supporting build in terms of ensuring all chassis modules are upto date, representative and fully functioning with other vehicle systems.
Identifying vehicle preparation and spares requirements to support build phases
Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Master�s degree in engineering, physics, or related field
5+ years experience in multi-body vehicle dynamics package (MSC Adams or Simpack)
Experience with tire modeling
Experience with friction modeling

IR35 STATUS

SYSTEMS COVERED

BODY STRUCTURES

BODY EXTERIORS

CHASSIS

POWERTRAIN