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NVH Test Engineer - Move to America

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Salary: Market related

Location: Warwick, Warwickshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 06 Jun 2018

Reference: 4025

Location: Boston

About the company:

Our client is launching a ground-breaking new technology for the automotive industry - a high bandwidth active suspension system. We have a high demand for our product from both suppliers and OEMs. We are hiring a Test Engineer - Noise & Vibration for testing of vibrations, acoustics, and other aspects of automobile functions.

What you will be doing:

  • The Testing Engineer - NVH will conduct work involving the instrumenting and wiring the vehicle with sensors, microphones, other measurement devices as well as Data Acquisition Systems for processing and logging data.
  • The Test Engineer is responsible for drive testing the vehicle under multiple road input conditions, on common everyday road surfaces, specific test tracks, in the garage etc.
  • The candidate could also be required to plan tests, define test surfaces and roads as necessary under the guidance of the Senior Noise & Vibration Engineer.

Test Engineer - NVH Essential Functions:

  • Conducts wiring and instrumentation of test vehicles with sensors, microphones and other measurement devices.
  • Monitors, collects, and analyses data using Data Acquisition Systems and Matlab.
  • Test drive or ride in vehicles under multiple road input conditions, on common everyday road surfaces, specific test tracks, garages and other road conditions to collect and monitor data.
  • Conducts various performance tests of our clients GenShock product in accordance with test criteria established by policies and procedures or written test plans and maintains accurate records of test results and reports results to the development and testing group.
  • Monitor, collect, and analyse data without supervision.
  • Use of the Anechoic Chamber for testing of vehicles.
  • Use of mechanical tools to remove nuts, bolts, and various things in a vehicle.
  • Assist in supporting various departments with NVH support.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, pulling, pushing, carrying, reaching, and climbing.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and occasional weekend work is expected.

Travel:

  • Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and possible out-of- country travel may be expected.

What we expect from you:

  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • 2 years' experience in Automotive or similar engineering environment with focus on structural testing
  • Proficient with SolidWorks modelling and simulation tools
  • Proficient with Matlab and computational techniques
  • Must be familiar with different data acquisition
  • Experience with sensors and measurement devices, data acquisition systems, measurement software and testing methodologies etc is a must
  • An understanding of acceleration and vibrations, sound pressure, structural dynamics is necessary
  • Knowledge on structures and vibration for various test
  • Candidate must be familiar with frequency spectrum, transfer functions, viewing data in time and frequency domain
  • Valid Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • An understanding of vehicle chassis and suspensions, dampers and damping mechanisms would be an advantage
  • Clean driving record

Competencies:

  • Technical Capacity
  • Strong Focus
  • Attention to Detail
  • Willingness to Learn

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

What you can expect from us :

  • We offer growth opportunities for motivated professionals and a great compensation package including, dental insurance, medical insurance, unlimited vacation and sick time and more!