1D Simulation Engineer - Formula 1

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1D Simulation Engineer - Formula 1

Top 1D engineers are required for motorsport engine programmes in Brixworth. If you know the ins and outs of an engine and can confidently talk about things like the combustion cycles then please read on...If selected for interview you will be questioned technically and heavily!

Job Description

1D Simulation Engineer - Formula 1
Commutable from; Northampton, Corby, Rugby, Coventry, Bedford, Daventry.
Salary from; £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits

It's not very often that motorsport opportunities crop up on the market so why hesitate? Apply whilst it is here! We are looking for a skilled simulation engineer capable of applying 1D thermo-fluids simulation tools to the development of Formula 1 Power Unit performance. You will be responsible for providing the analysis support and creative input to the challenging task of improving the turbo hybrid V6.

Role Specific Accountabilities;

- Development of thermo-fluids simulation tools and models to allow engine performance to be simulated with useful accuracy.
- Exploiting simulations to investigate and develop concepts with performance potential.
- Working with designers and Performance Development Engineers to contribute to design and test methodology decisions.
- Adopting best practice in the implementation of Simulation tools and calculation methods.
- Simulation (&test) results analysis and reporting, further recommendations.
- Technical development of processes
- Quality of engineering solutions
- Championing best practice


o A good knowledge of general engineering and working from first principles.
o Equally confident in hand calculations and complex simulations.
o Previous background in modelling 1D gas dynamics and engine thermodynamic systems, preferably GT Suite.
o Deep understanding of internal combustion engines and their sub systems
o Degree qualified (2:1 minimum) in an appropriate engineering discipline (Mechanical Engineering /Automotive)

Keywords; Simulation Engineer, Formula 1, GT Power, GT Suite, Thermodynamics, Engines, Automotive, Performance.

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Key Consultant

Benjamin Wiggins

Benjamin Wiggins profile

Electrical and mechanical fields of vehicle engineering are my areas of expertise. This includes the design, development and test of electrical systems and engine/powertrain development. Powertrain development is an industry niche in which I specialise.