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Vehicle Development Engineer

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: February 6th, 2018

Position Overview

Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) provides engineering and product development services to race teams and OEM’s around the world. It is Multimatic's Centre of Excellence for the ongoing design, development and implementation of suspension technologies, and has established strong relationships with key international automotive organizations.  MTCE is also a leading contract engineering and vehicle development resource to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers.


MTCE is currently seeking to recruit a Vehicle Development Engineer to join the growing team delivering OEM, motorsport and niche vehicle projects within Multimatic.


Facility Address:

20 Fison Way
Thetford, Norfolk
IP24 1HJ


Key Areas of Responsibility:

As a vehicle development engineer you will be involved in the development and optimisation of suspension systems for customer vehicles, as well as in-house projects, utilising MTCE’s chassis development rig and proprietary software.  You will be involved in the optimisation of grip for race car suspension from Formula 1 and LMP1 through Formula E to many other categories and you will be involved in the optimisation of road car suspension for performance, comfort and grip.


You will also be involved in the development and optimisation of MTCE’s suspension products, including dampers, springs, etc. using the same techniques.  Knowledge of suspension design would therefore be a distinct advantage as would an understanding of hydraulic systems.


This is a customer facing position, you can expect to be independently working directly with customers most days.  Presentation skills and confident speaking are therefore essential and the successful candidate will be comfortable in this high pressure environment.


Education and Experience:

If you have ten (10) years’ experience in a similar or related position within the automotive industry, an Engineering degree or equivalent and have the drive to reach challenging goals, this position should interest you.  It is expected that candidates will have a background in suspension design or similar experience.


All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom, (EU), hold a valid driver’s license, valid passport and be prepared to travel internationally when required.


Multimatic offers a comprehensive benefits package, as well as a friendly work environment. Learn more at www.multimatic.com.  To apply for this career opportunity, click below on the "APPLY NOW" and send us your resume and cover letter outlining your professional experience.


Multimatic is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.