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CAE Analyst (Systems Modelling)

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/08/2018
  • Duration: on going
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The Role:
CAE Analyst (Systems Modelling)
West Midland contract

Position Description:
Reporting to the Technical Manager, the successful candidate will develop, use and maintain virtual vehicle and system models in our proprietary 1D simulation tool (using Matlab Simulink) used for the delivery of electrified powertrain systems (mild Hybrid, Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicles) that will ensure success in the future automotive market.
Model output reports will allow the business to appropriately size and control the future electrified powertrains to efficiently balance challenging attribute targets for Performance, energy efficiency, driveability, thermal and durability / reliability and relate these to powertrain system commodity costs, weights and complexity for the vehicle lines.

Skills Required:
* Able to create and interrogate in Matlab Simulink, from first principles, mathematical and logical models that define the behaviour of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems present in Automotive Powertrains.
* Strong analytical capability and breadth of CAE experience with a proven success in complex system model development (using both forward and reverse causality approaches), including validation and correlation to vehicle under demand from a driver.
* Able to identify and respond to the strengths and limitations of computer-based modelling A strong technical knowledge of key powertrain and hybrid technologies (e.g. engine, transmission, cal&controls, e-motor, inverter, battery)

Skills Preferred:

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

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

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