Duties / Responsibilities (Including Objectives of the role):Key Duties and Responsibilities:
You will be a technical specialist undertaking hands on NVH testing and development of Lotus products.
You will be required to undertake subjective and objective vehicle level assessments of Lotus and competitor vehicles.
You will provide hands on technical delivery of vehicle NVH development projects.
You will provide input to support the definition of vehicle level NVH attributes and targets
You will plan your day to day NVH development activities
You will generate technical reports on NVH test and development activities
You will provide vehicle NVH support for Lotus and Geely group products
Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria)
Degree in Mechanical or Acoustic Engineering or equivalent
Extensive experience of developing vehicle NVH performance specifically around vehicle powertrain installation including engine mount development, modal testing, sound quality including intake and exhaust sound quality development and exhaust drive by testing.
Some experience of dyno-based P/T NVH testing including TV’s, radiated noise, vibration would be beneficial.
In depth knowledge and experience of LMS and/or Head Acoustic software/hardware and associated data processing techniques
Experience of NVH development of several vehicle platforms and have a passion for automotive vehicle product development
An in-depth understanding of vibration and acoustic principles
Strong knowledge of instrumentation associated with NVH objective measurements.
Practical experience of vehicle NVH testing, development and problem solving on multiple vehicle projects including high performance vehicles.
A good understanding of vehicle NVH attributes for high performance sports cars
Competent driving ability with good subjective NVH assessment skills.
A methodical and scientific approach to problem solving.
Strong reporting, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, awareness of commercial requirements to deliver projects to cost, time and quality
Working environment will be a combination of office, workshops / rig areas and driving