chief engineer in wymondham

06 February 2019
luke wemyss, randstad cpe
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£ 60,000 - £ 90,000 per year
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wymondham, east of england
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£ 60,000 - £ 90,000 per year
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luke wemyss, randstad cpe
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job description

Are you a Chief Engineer? Are you looking to take on a new challenge with a Prestigious British Car Manufacturer? If so we are looking for individuals just like you!

We have an opportunity for a Chief Engineer to join a leading client of ours working on the Vehicle Dynamics within a Famous Manufacturer.

Duties / Responsibilities (Including Objectives of the role):

Key Role Duties and Responsibilities:

* Lead and Develop the dynamics team within to deliver world class vehicles demonstrating the renowned handling, ride, steering, braking and NVH performance.
* Plan and manage the resourcing and technical delivery of dynamics group projects to cost, quality and time to meet VTS, DVP and project targets.
* Provide input to project plans and proposals.
* Provide technical direction, strategy and development of vehicle dynamic group to maintain and develop the vehicle dynamics DNA.
* Provide cross functional group interaction to advise and recommend solutions and guidance to reach vehicle targets.
* Sign-off technical output from the group including vehicle dynamic performance, technical reports and vehicle sign off.
* Report out vehicle dynamics project status to senior management as required.
* Develop the capabilities of the dynamics group including facilities, software, new technologies and resources.
* Manage the welfare and development of the vehicle dynamics team.
* Supporting and helping to grow the engineering consultancy business to deliver vehicle dynamics and NVH 3rd party projects.

Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria)

Essential Criteria:

* Mechanical or Automotive Engineering degree
* A very high level of vehicle dynamic subjective assessment skills.
* Extensive experience of developing vehicle dynamics performance including, damper tuning, tyre development, steering development, braking development, electronic stability systems development and kinematics and compliance with a knowledge and understanding of SKCMS data.
* In depth knowledge of vehicle dynamics development supported by a thorough theoretical understanding of vehicle dynamics.
* A thorough understanding of vehicle NVH performance for both vehicle and powertrain NVH, sufficient to lead and guide the NVH group.
* Experience in planning and delivering vehicle dynamics programs to NPDS timings and gateways.
* Experience of European vehicle dynamic test facilities including Nardo, Nurburgring, IDIADA and low Mu facilities.
* Experience of subjective and objective vehicle sign off to VTS targets.
* Very high level of driving ability focussed around road vehicle development.
* Automotive experience of multiple vehicle dynamics development projects specifically around vehicle dynamics for high performance vehicles

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click 'apply' below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying. If your application is shortlisted, we will call you and discuss the role in further detail to ensure this role is what you are looking for and meets our client's needs.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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