Talascend is currently seeking a Vehicle Dynamics Engineer for a
contract opportunity in Chelsea, MI
Perform ride, handling, and steering development of our Clients
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 evaluation of ride, steering, and handling performance,
as well as objective measurement of certain attributes will be
Responsibilities include 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.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
required from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent
accredited institution). BSME preferred.
2 years or more experience required in engineering in one or more
of the following areas:
Steering calibration, shock tuning, tire development.
3 years of experience required in driving skills- i.e. vehicle
performance/vehicle ride evaluation.
Off road, high cg, or previous development driving experience and
demonstrated proficiency in such. Vehicle ride and handling
subjective evaluation experience.
Strong understanding of automotive steering and suspension
components and function.
Strong 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
Proficient use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).
Instrumentation skills are very helpful/preferred.
Previous experience in automotive ride and handling
Data acquisition and data processing skills.
Strong understanding of vehicle dynamics theory and
Must be willing to wear a helmet when performing work related on
vehicle development tasks- helmet provided.
Will be required to drive a company car. Valid driver's license and
clean driving record required.
Will be required to travel domestically, US, 21-40%
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those
qualified individuals who closely meet thequalifications of the
position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a
summary, otherduties may be assigned as necessary.
Background Check and Drug Screen may be required.
Talascend is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and
hires qualified candidates without regard to race,religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin,
ancestry, citizenship, disability, orveteran status.