CAE Analyst

CAE Analyst

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As CAE Analyst we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Job Description

Division: Power/Train
Location: 18 - Gaydon(LRGAYD)
Job type: Contract 54 Weeks

You may also be known as: CAE Analyst

We have an opportunity within a leading automotive client, based out of their Warwickshire head office. As CAE Analyst we feel this opportunity would be a great move for someone already within the Automotive Industry and will allow you to work in a forward-thinking and market leading business.

Position Description:

Reporting to the CAE Group Leader and ultimately the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will develop, use and maintain virtual vehicle and system models used for the delivery of X-CarLine electrified (i.e. BEV, PHEV & MHEV applications) powertrain systems that will enable success in the future automotive market. Model output reports will allow the business to appropriately size and control the future electrified powertrains to efficiently meet challenging attribute targets for Performance, energy efficiency, drive-ability, thermal and durability / reliability and relate these to powertrain system commodity costs, weights and complexity for the vehicle lines.

Skills Required:
1. Able to create and interrogate, from first principles, mathematical and logical models that define the behaviour of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems present in Automotive Powertrains.
2. Strong analytical capability and breadth of CAE experience (3+ years), with a proven success in complex system model development, validation and correlation Able to identify and respond to the strengths and limitations of computer-based modelling.
3. A strong technical knowledge of key powertrain and hybrid technologies (e.g. engine, transmission, cal&controls, e-motor, inverter, battery)

Experience Required:
1. Proven success in application of an industry-standard system modelling toolset (e.g. Simulink, Dymola, MATLAB etc.) for analysis of dynamic system behaviour, problem-solving and/or system optimisation, including model correlation.
2. The ability to create and interrogate from first principles mathematical and logical models that define the behaviour of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems.
3. A good working knowledge of engine, transmission, driveline and hybrid / electrified architectures and operating characteristics
4. Able to recognise and qualify the impact of powertrain (including hybrid and electric) system characteristics and principal vehicle attributes upon vehicle performance and efficiency metrics.
5. An understanding of linear vehicle dynamics and engine and transmission matching principles.
6. Applicants will ideally be qualified to degree level (e.g. BEng, BSc or MSc, or equivalent), or HND, or equivalent, with considerable experience.

Experience Preferred:
1. Knowledge of Hybrid & Electrified Powertrain systems. Experience or awareness of PED attribute development.
2. Knowledge of target setting & requirement cascade process.
3. Knowledge of pollutant emissions, calibration methodologies and regulatory tests.
4. Experience in data processing, manipulation and graphical presentation and an interest and willingness to develop these skills further.
5. Able to demonstrate a high level of motivation, initiative and resourcefulness in overcoming problems.
6. Strong oral and written communication skills; able to communicate technical concepts, data and conclusions to a wide audience.
7. Good interpersonal skills; able to work within a team and network effectively across a wide number of departments

Additional Information:
The Role is principally based at Gaydon Engineering Centre, but meeting support at other Midlands facilties and Suppliers will be required. Candidate must have a full (preferably clean, UK) driving license.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.

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