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Vehicle Dynamics Engineer - Tire Vehicle Mechanics (m/f)

Date:  May 9, 2021
Location: 

Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.

 

The opportunity:

We are looking for Vehicle Dynamics Engineer to join the Tire & Performance Science team to support tire development and vehicle manufacturers through vehicle dynamics investigations and further development of virtual tire development capabilities.

 

On this position You will:

  • Support Product Development programs through assessment/benchmarking of the performance of tire/vehicle systems through modeling, testing and simulation.
  • Support Technology Development programs through development of new tire/vehicle test and simulation capabilities, enhancement of our predictive technologies using the latest data analysis tools in conjunction with up-to-date data science methods.
  • Further develop the creativity and innovation capacity of the team with a focus on virtual tire development.
  • Cooperate with vehicle OEM’s, external companies and universities to shape our virtual tire/vehicle development process for efficiency, quality and robustness.
  • Cooperate with tire design team and provide recommendations for tire design tuning to meet tire/vehicle performance objectives.

 

To join our team you will need:

 

Education:

  • You must have a degree in Mechanical Engineering or Control Theory, preferably in Automotive field.
  • A PhD is considered as an asset.


Languages:
Fluency in English (spoken and written) is a must. Knowledge of French and/or German is an asset.

 

Experience:

  • 5 years of professional experience inside automotive industry (e.g. at a vehicle OEM) or academia for vehicle dynamics.
  • Experience with: numerical methods, data acquisition / analysis software, instrumentation and sensor installation is an asset.
  • Practical experience with: vehicle modeling and vehicle dynamics simulation software (e.g. CarMaker, VI-Grade, CarSim), tire modeling and force & moment prediction software (e.g. MF-Tire, CD-Tire, F-Tire), assessment/benchmarking of performance of tire and vehicle systems.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with driving simulator (e.g. Vi-Grade, MTS, static or dynamic)
  • Experience with chassis and/or steering system development
  • Experience with tire testing and prototype tire evaluation

 

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong background in vehicle dynamics or related area.
  • Knowledge of data acquisition and processing software, MATLAB.
  • Knowledge of functional system development approach (V-model).
  • Team player with enthusiasm and initiative.

 

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate

 


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