Systems Simulation Engineer

United Kingdom

Job Description for Vacancy No: 246541D

Consultant: Daniel Woodcock

Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 85 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Due to their continued growth they are seeking a Systems Simulation Engineer to join their based in either Leicestershire, Peterborough or County Durham on a contracting basis.

Description

We currently have a new and exciting opportunity for a Systems Simulation Specialist within the European Division of Energy and Transportation Systems Research Group Facility. This innovative team is responsible for developing novel engineering solutions and processes working collaboratively with European Universities, internal and industrial partners as well as will our US based sister team.

The team leads the powertrain research strategy and delivery within Europe, this includes global research responsibility for electrification and hybridisation systems integration and control.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build, validate and optimise system level and/or controls orientated models across multiple execution platforms.
  • Provide engineering guidance based on performing machine and powertrain level simulations
  • Self-management of assigned tasks to agreed customer critical requirements, delivering high quality work to documented or novel processes within agreed timescales
  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams to support continuous improvement in response to current and future customer needs
  • Close liaison with performance and mechanical development engineers, engine designers and project teams

Experience

Requires an accredited engineering degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent experience and excellent analytical skills, a higher-level degree would be advantageous.

Key Competencies:

Candidates must:

  • Be familiar with some of 1-D simulation, dynamics, controls orientated or mean value simulation tools (e.g. GT-Power, Wave, AmeSIM, Adams, Dymola, Simulink)
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret data, identify quality issues and understand performance interactions
  • Have a high level of competency in the use of data-analysis tools (e.g. Excel, Minitab, Matlab/Simulink)

Technical Knowledge.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of engine or vehicle system fundamentals in order to develop improved models and analyses novel concepts;
  • Have an understanding of underlying theoretical principles of systems simulation and/or fluid networks;
  • Understand how power systems interact with vehicles and real-world drive cycles

Rate: Offering up to £40 per hour based under Umbrella Co / Ltd Co

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Skills and experience

CFD / 1D / POWERTRAIN

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Details

  • Salary
    £35 to £40 per hour
  • Location
    United Kingdom
  • Company
    RHL
  • Posted By
    Kellie Dance
  • Date Posted
    24/04/2019
  • Application Closing
    22/05/2019
  • Start Date
    24/04/2019
  • Job ID
    876580
  • Employer Reference
    246541D
  • Job Functions
    Engineering
  • Industries
    Automotive
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Career Level
    Mid-Senior level
  • Qualification Level
    Masters Degree
  • Home Working Possible?
    No
  • Estimated Job Duration
    (if contract or part-time position)

    12 months

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