Vehicle Dynamics Engineer

FastTek

Vehicle Dynamics Engineer

Vehicle Dynamics Engineer #438843
Description:
  • Primary responsibility is to perform ride, handling, and steering development of vehicles.
  • Working with a lead engineer, tires, steering, and suspension components will be specified to meet program performance targets, using a combination of simulation, objective testing, and subjective methods.
  • Subjective evaluation of ride, steering, and handling performance, as well as objective measurement of certain attributes will be required.
  • Coordination of prototype vehicles, parts, and union mechanic activities, execution and documentation of development activities, and presentation of results.
  • Handling testing can be physically demanding.
  • Significant amount of travel is required during winter months. 
Requirements:
  • BS Engineering degree from an ABET accredited university, Mechanical preferred.
  • High performance driving experience and proficiency.
  • Vehicle ride and handling subjective evaluation experience
  • Strong understanding of automotive steering and suspension components and function.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead when required, proven team building skills.
  • Organized, self-motivated, work as required to support projects.
  • Proficient use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Significant amount of travel, 2-3 weeks at a time during winter months
Preferences:
  • Previous experience in automotive ride and handling development.
  • Data acquisition and data processing skills.
  • Strong understanding of vehicle dynamics theory and application
  • Location: Time split between Chelsea, MI, and Auburn Hills, MI 
Additional Info:
 
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
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