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Senior Thermal Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent ongoing
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The Role:
My client who manufacture cutting-edge technology that uniquely harnesses liquid air or nitrogen to deliver zero emissions power and cooling are looking to recruit a Senior Thermal Systems Engineer to work on a Staff basis.

Job Summary

Reporting to the senior systems analyst, the Thermal Systems Engineer will undertake a number of activities in projects focused on developing refrigeration applications of the Engine technology. These activities will cover the full technology development lifecycle, including:
* Specification and conceptual development of different refrigeration and heat transfer applications.
* Creating and validating software models of different refrigeration and heat transfer applications, to shorten technology development timescales and enhance the capability of the business.
* Simulation development through experimental validation.
* Component sourcing, including developing specifications and supply chain engagement and liaison.
* Developing test plans including test scope, method statements, acceptance criteria and risk assessments.

Person Specification
* Bachelor or Master degree (or equivalent) in Engineering (Mechanical, Automotive or Aerospace).
* Good understanding of flow systems, thermodynamics and heat transfer fundamentals is essential.
* 3-4 years of proven experience in simulation and analysis.

Technical Skills:
* Experience in system level simulation software preferably Amesim and EES.
* Ability to design, develop, modify, maintain and run complex models.
* Ability to run techno-economic analysis.
* Ability to understand, analyse and use test data for model validation purposes.
* Programming skills (Matlab, Python) are desirable.

Other skills
* Excellent analytical skills.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
* Ability to present technical data and simulation results.
* Practical experience in laboratory analysis of refrigeration and heat transfer systems would be highly advantageous.
* The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have a proactive and professional attitude to all aspects of their work.

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