The Head of Functional Development Chassis is responsible for the development and testing of all chassis related functions as per definition of HEP (Hero Engineering Process). The person and his division is working close together with the chassis design teams as well as the MBD simulation team and executes all needed vehicle tests to develop the required functional maturity and characteristic of the chassis functions. He/she is responsible to fulfil all the functional specifications and to achieve the product targets for dynamic vehicle behaviour, which will be validated by the vehicle validation team. Standard test procedures and reports have to be built up.
Additionally he/she is in charge of the workshop, and a team for Data Acquisition and instrumentation of the vehicles.
Within its own department is close interaction with the design and simulation teams as well as cross functional with the vehicle validation team.