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  • Job reference: RMS0187882

Tribologist- base engine transmissions

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/11/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Powertrain CAE provide an analysis service to Powertrain development. Powertrain Tribology currently falls under the Powertrain CAE structure. This comprises Base Engines (gasoline and diesel) and Transmissions & Driveline. A vacancy exists for a Tribologist supporting the Base Engines Team.

Skills Required:
1)Proven track record in Multi-Body Dynamic (MBD) and/or Tribology analysis, in automotive Powertrain systems
2)Proven experience in either of the following software packages: AVL Excite/SimPack/ADAMS/Primo3D/Ricardo/FIRST
3)Proven working knowledge of FEA software - Hypermesh/ABAQUS CAE

Experience Required:
- 1-3 years experience in MBD analysis of base engine components
- Construct Finite Element models (only meshing) from CAD geometry
- Perform fatigue assessments using stress or strain based techniques, following a full elasto-hydrodynamic solution
- Carry out design optimisation studies

Education Required:
MSc graduate (Mechanical/Automotive/Aeronautical Engineering)

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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