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General Motors Tire Modeling & Simulation Engineer - Motorsports - JR-000044973_41078605458_15 in Kansas City, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11569140 About GM

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Job Description

Remote: This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis.

The Tire Modeling & Simulation Engineer will be responsible for capturing information from a variety of sources inside and outside GM, building and running empirical tire models, interpreting results for motorsports, attending motorsports testing across the country, interfacing with motorsports teams in Charlotte, NC, and enabling the transfer of knowledge from motorsports to GM tire models.

This position offers a career in the fast-paced and challenging environment of tire testing and modeling at General Motors, with specific focus in Motorsports. You will work with state-of-the-art testing and analytical technologies to review tire F&M properties to virtually integrate tire performance to enable vehicle dynamics simulations for original equipment applications - running both in offline and real-time simulation environments.

Job responsibilities include:

+ Review and qualify tire test data for tire modeling - this includes F&M Flat Trac data and Wheel Force Transducer data.

+ Fit tire test data (F&M Flat Trac and WFT) to models with documented quality

+ Scale and synthesize models based on feedback from secondary data sources

+ Develop extensive enhancements to advance tire models, tools and methods

+ Enable Tire technology transfer

+ Support integration of tire models with real-time simulation environments

+ Travel is required for this position. Tire testing occurs during the week - limited weekend travel may be required to arrive to the test facility.

+ Travel is expected 1-2x/month for 2-4days duration.

+ Travel is domestic.

Additional Job Description

Required Skills and Experience:

+ 2-5 years of Mechanical/CAE/ Software engineering experience

+ Knowledge of tire model fitting routines from Flat-Trac and Wheel Force Transducer data

+ Detailed knowledge of tire design, development and manufacturing processes

+ Experience and understanding of using Magic Formula tire models including synthesis based on tire construction changes

+ MATLAB or Python Coding experience is required

+ Pi Toolbox experience is required

+ Strong Project Management and Leadership skills required

+ Strong communication skills

+ Strong attention to detail

+ Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a team, as well as work independently

Preferred Skills and Experience:

+ 8+ years of Mechanical/CAE/ Software engineering experience

+ Experience in developing advanced tire models that include wear, friction and thermal effects

+ Experience with implementing tire models in real-time simulation environments to support Driver-in-the-Loop project activities

+ Experience performing vehicle dynamics simulation

+ Experience with Motorsports preferred


BS in Mechanical/CAE/ Software Engineering required

MS or higher in Engineering preferred

The average annual salary paid for this position is $109,283.00.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:

• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;

• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;

• Global recognit