Vehicle Dynamics Lead Engineer (m/f/d)

Date:  8 May 2023

Raunheim, HE

The Attribute Integration team leads vehicle level attribute development, the compliance and validation process as well as managing the company test facilities (workshop and PG) and fleet. 



  • Lead all aspects of vehicle dynamic attribute development for a specific project (architecture or top-hat application)

  • Execute the wide-scoped vehicle dynamics integration work according to Product Development System from concept definition over development and validation phase up to vehicle launch  

  • Collaborate closely with the Global Vehicle Dynamic and the Attribute Integration teams  

  • Develop requirements for complete vehicle dynamics (subjective, full vehicle KPIs and K&C) and cascade them to system and component level, in collaboration with system owners and CAE team 

  • Lead virtual and physical testing, tuning and validation activities with prototype vehicle at various stage of the projects. Prepare and support senior management vehicle sign-off drives  

  • Integrate chassis control and system calibration development to tune the vehicle handing according to the desired characteristics

  • Conduct risk assessment for all vehicle testing activities, on proving ground, racetracks and public road  

  • Run root cause analysis and develop robust solutions when targets are not met 

  • Report development status to leadership 

  • Improve vehicle dynamics development process, verification methods and standards, including growing need for objective testing 

  • Execute benchmark analysis 

  • Screen new technologies and contribute to the definition of innovation strategy roadmap for complete vehicles



  • Automotive Engineering degree or equivalent experience gained on the field 

  • 5+ years of working experience in vehicle dynamic attribute and chassis system development, preferably for BEV and premium/luxury segments

  • Experience in target setting for handling, steering and ride comfort attribute and supporting the cascading to system level requirement with the support of the chassis CAE team

  • Good understanding of overall vehicle integration and mainstream technologies from chassis and electrified powertrain.  

  • Excellent driving skills, backed-up by proving ground and racetracks testing record  

  • Good project management skills, ability to lead the resolution of business, technical and process issues as they arise 

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to report at senior management level

  • Fluent in English  

  • Willingness to work in an international environment and travel to support testing in various locations (Germany, Spain, Sweden, Italy, China, …)