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Head of Vehicle Motion Control (m/f/d)

Date:  27-Nov-2021

Raunheim, HE


  • Create technology roadmaps for controls in the chassis domain
  • Lead a team of function owners, function architects and SW project leaders
  • Drive functional architecture for the chassis domain controller and function concepts for active suspension, rear-wheel steering, active roll control, steer-by-wire, brake-by-wire, all-wheel-drive, torque vectoring and drive modes
  • Support Functional Safety topics like HARA and maintain safety strategy for chassis systems according to ISO26262
  • Working in agile projects teams as a product owner or scrum master and help to establish SCRUM method within GATD
  • Implement function validation strategies in MiL-, SiL-, HiL-, and vehicle environment
  • Established state of the art methods for model-based software development, service-oriented programming, UML and Dev-Ops
  • Ensure deliveries for vehicle motion control development within time, quality & budget



  • At least 10 years of working experience in controls development or comparable function
  • At least 5 years of workign experience for premium OEM or premium tier1 supplier in Europe
  • Familiar with ISO26262 and Automotive Spice
  • Experience in function development on one or more of the following systems: active suspension, front-wheel steering, rear-wheel steering, brake-systems, ADAS or similar
  • Hand-on experience in model-based software development with Matlab-Simulink is a plus
  • Experience working in agile teams and familiar with SCRUM method
  • Good understanding of vehicle dynamics
  • Enthusiasm and passion for automobiles
  • Open-minded, solution-driven, highly motivated engineer
  • Excellent communicator with an open and structured mindset
  • Fluent in English
  • High level of engagement to solve any issues
  • Positive attitude, resolute and highly skilled to drive for results
  • Flexible regarding travels to UK Innovation Centre, Sweden, China and other countries if needed
  • High integrity and trust in all activities and communication