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  • Job reference: RMS0189444

VPE Analyst/Programmer - simulation software

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/02/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
The VPE (Virtual Prototypes and Environments) team within the Virtual Engineering Hub is responsible for providing SIMPACK and CarMaker Master Models to the business to support virtual engineering of all vehicle programmes. This includes the collation of data to parameterise full vehicle models for performance assessment, design development and calibration providing the business with a single source of consistent models. As a VPE analyst, the successful candidate will be responsible for collation of consistent data from key supporting departments to deliver Quality Assured models at key vehicle programme milestones, as well as supporting the development of automation tools to improve the quality and efficiency of the build and QA processes to support the ever growing number of vehicle programmes and variants for which models are required.

Experience Required:
- Relevant degree or equivalent (automotive/mechanical engineering, physical sciences, or similar)

Experience Preferred:
- SIMPACK knowledge or similar MBS (Multi-Body System) software
- Knowledge of the IPG CarMaker simulation software
- Experience using Matlab/Simulink simulation tools
- Understanding of Vehicle Dynamics and/or mechanical loads simulation
- Experience of maintaining traceability and structure in information in a variety of forms
- Programming experience (Fortran, C++, Java, Matlab)

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.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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