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Ride Tuning Specialist

Location: Coventry, GB

POSTED DATE: 14/02/2018

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POSTING END DATE: 14th february 2018

LOCATION: Gaydon, Warwickshire

ADVERTISED SALARY: £55000 - £65000


Suspension. Dampers. Engine mounts. Wheels and tyres. To provide an exceptional driving experience, every chassis component needs be honed to perfection. That takes all kinds of people, from designers and expert engineers to project managers.


This role is of paramount importance in the delivery of leadership against world class competition and will provide a high level of satisfaction in the driving experience to the customers. The Driving Dynamics behaviour is also a key area that the image formers assess and judge the overall vehicle by. The business is demanding ever higher performance in the areas of Ride, Steering and Handling behaviour, and this is a key differentiator for both Jaguar and Land Rover products. Externally the competitive pressures in the Jaguar and Land Rover sectors highlight the need to strengthen or Ride tuning capability. The Ride Tuning specialist will complement the other Dynamics Technical Specialist, by specifically developing the Ride Comfort and Control elements of the attribute. The key responsibilities of this role will require you to drive improvements in ride attribute physical development, to deliver all Driving Dynamics attributes and lead development of vehicle characterisation to inform engineering decisions and remove development iteration cycles.  




In your role as Ride & Damper Tuner you will have an in depth knowledge of vehicle dynamics and ride/dampers in particular. You will be able to demonstrate experience of solving complex technical issues using a structured approach whilst developing world class levels of comfort and control via damper tuning. To be successful in this role you will have knowledge of CAE tools and objective methods employed in Driver Dynamics and have good working knowledge of various damper supplier technologies.




Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

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