Vehicle Dynamics Rigs Engineer

Location Warwickshire
Discipline: Engineers
Job type: Contract
Salary: £22.59PH Umbrella
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email: vmartinson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39499
Published: 26 days ago
Duration: 12 months
Expiry date: 20 Apr 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • As a Vehicle Dynamics Rigs Engineer you will be responsible for preparation, testing and reporting of the Dynamic Rolling Road Rig and the Kinematics and Compliance Rig.

  • The rigs test vehicles with instrumentation which measure the reactivity of on road behaviours to the assess steering and suspension performance.

  Skills Required:

  • Must have awareness of risk assessments for health and safety requirements.

  • Must have understanding of rig/vehicle based data acquisition.

  • Must have worked within a rig/vehicle test environment.

  Experience Required:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent specific operational experience.

  • Significant rig-based test and evaluation techniques.

  • Sufficient mechanical understanding of vehicle chassis and steering systems and their integration to vehicle systems.

  • Good understanding of laboratory equipment capability and flexibility.

  • Experience in mentoring/teaching degree apprentices and junior engineers.