Specialist Engineer

04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
I am actively recruiting on behalf of an industry leading automotive client, based in Gaydon, who are seeking a Specialist Engineer to work within their chassis department.

The role is considered to be a Vehicle Dynamics Attribute Tuner Engineer role, focused on developing vehicle attribute performance (Ride, Steering, Handling) from the early Prototype phases through to production without supervision. The role demands a certain versatility as it will require overseas travel where the vehicle development and validation plan dictates. The role may involve occasional overtime or flexible hours in order to keep a project on track so a keen interest in the development of vehicle attribute performance would be a strong attribute to posses.

3 Key Skills:


Capable in evaluating ride, steering, handling attributes, both subjective & objective, track based and on road.


Understanding and experience of analysing K & C data and how this relates to attribute performance of the vehicle.


Capability to tune suspension properties including suspension stiffness parameters (springs, springs aids, Anti Roll Bars, rebound springs, damping), Kinematic & Compliance properties and electronic control systems.

Experience Required:

Experience of tuning of Vehicle Dynamics customer attribute performance including; - Suspension stiffness parameters (springs, springs aids, Anti Roll Bars, rebound springs, damping). - Kinematic & Compliance properties - Electronic control systems (Stability control systems, Driveline controls)
Evidence of Advanced driving skills or experience, road and track based.
Experience of safe dynamic vehicle test procedures in proving ground environments.

The choice candidate will possess the required 3 key skills and satisfy the required experience. If this position is of interest to yourself, please send across your latest CV or catch me on my direct line; (Apply online only).

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