Vehicle Dynamics Engineer

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time
PositionLaboratory/Testing
Degree RequiredBachelor

Job Description

We are currently recruiting an experienced Vehicle Dynamics Engineer to join our team supporting our client in the automotive industry.

NOTE:

  • Onsite
  • Must be willing and able to travel to the USA, without restrictions, effective on the start date
  • Valid driver's license is required as well as a clean driving record

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Vehicle Dynamics Performance optimization, using State of the Art Driving Simulator.
  • Operations of the Driving Simulator
  • Subjectively Evaluate Vehicle Performance on the Driving Simulator to Validate Suspension Architecture & Tire / Steering Requirements before Mule properties can be built
  • Support / lead vehicle programs with analysis/optimization of suspension, steering and tires for Full vehicle Ride & Handling
  • Interact with Advanced Packaging, Chassis, and Powertrain organizations to establish architectural hardpoints of steering and suspension components that are required to deliver the kinematics needed to attain desired vehicular functionality
  • Provide management with documentation/ results of the development activities.
  • Improve the capabilities of the Driving Simulator for Ride & Handling Evaluations
  • Integration of Hardware-in-the loop with Driving Simulator
  • Provide Subjective evaluations of vehicles - Tune Suspension, Steering and Tires

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Automotive or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited or equivalent program.
  • 1-5 years of experience
  • Experience with Ride and Handling, Kinematics and Compliance
  • Comprehensive understanding of vehicle dynamics theory and application
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate activities with other functional groups.
  • Competency with test and simulation techniques associated with Suspension, Steering system kinematics and compliance as well as full vehicle ride and handling
  • Experience in Subjective Ride and Handling Evaluations

PREFERRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with Steering Systems or Tires or Suspension Component Design
  • MATLAB and Simulink Experience
  • Strong Data analytical skills and the ability to interpret data for senior management reviews

OTHER PERKS & BENEFITS:

  • Paid Benefits after 90 days (individual and family) – extended medical, out-of-country coverage, dental etc.
  • Pension eligibility, with employer match, after 1 full year of work (open enrollment every October)

MEDA offers an excellent referral bonus. Great candidates know great candidates


MEDA Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of any of the protected reasons as described in the Ontario Human Rights Code. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, as described in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and granted to those that request assistance during our hiring process.

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