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Senior Engineer - Structural NVH

Guildford, Surrey
£56000 - £68000/annum
Closing date
Feb 1, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
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Gordon Murray Design is a world-leading automotive design company, we have gained a global reputation as a pioneer of lightweight and efficient vehicles, taking a highly innovative approach to all aspects of vehicle design, development and production.

We are currently engaged in several exciting, innovative automotive projects and now have an excellent opportunity for a talented and experienced engineer based at our vehicle design, development and engineering centre in Shalford, Surrey.


Your primary responsibility will be to use Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to help guide the design and achieve component and assembly targets for noise and vibration attribute from concept to production.

Support the NVH attribute for prototype and production vehicle programme and develop in-house capability.
NVH target setting & cascading to subsystem targets.
Coordinate, plan & participate in analysis and test activities to evaluate vehicles, investigate root causes and develop solutions to achieve programme requirements.
Final vehicle sign off against in-house & client requirements.

You will be expected to liaise with the design, development, project management, commercial, prototype and production manufacturing teams, technical partners and suppliers to ensure the designs meet the requirements for timing, performance, manufacturability and cost.

Additionally, you will support R&D activities and the development of tools and techniques to improve the accuracy and efficiency of the analysis department.

Experience and Qualifications:

It is anticipated that you will be an engineer with experience at least 2 years experience in the automotive industry. You should have an engineering degree and experience working within a team environment.

You will be expected to have a solid understanding of fundamental NVH theory and how to apply this to achieve programme goals. A good working knowledge of whole vehicle design and vehicle sub-systems is essential.

The following attributes are essential:

Proven success of delivering full vehicle programmes and demonstrated capability of solving NVH problems.
Demonstrable experience using FEA techniques to predict the noise and vibration of structures
Competent in using Optistruct, Hypermesh, ANSA or equivalent software
Clear and effective communication skills with internal and external clients.
Excellent problem solver, capable of thinking "outside the box"
Quick learner with good time management skills.
The following attributes are desirable:

Experience of automotive NVH test and development work, ability to interpret test data and provide guidance for design teams.
Experience of bush analysis.
Experience of benchmarking vehicles and subjective assessments
Chartered Engineer or working towards chartered statusDisclaimer:

This vacancy is being advertised by Optamor Limited. Optamor is a specialist Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider. We provide a flexible full recruitment solution which takes care of all recruitment requirements from planning to on-boarding. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission
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