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  • Job reference: RMS0174450

Calibration CAE Engineer - 48656

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/03/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

The Role:
Calibration CAE Engineer Provide calibration engineer support to the Powertrain Calibration & NVH (PCN) - Calibration CAE & Optimisation Methods Team.

Tasks: Lead, manage, coordinate and develop communication between other PT Calibration groups, gPCSE and component design teams as necessary. Lead development, documentation, deployment and continuous improvement including lessons learned of Calibration CAE best practices for process, methods and tools. Lead application of CAE-based calibration automation to other calibration features. Lead process initiatives to exploit PT Calibration DV efficiencies to reduce vehicle development time through increased use of HIL rig-based calibration and automation where possible. Provide training support to gPCSE software and Calibration development engineers, HiL rig development engineers and Calibration Technical Experts. Lead collation of program technical information for creation and issue of software and hardware requirements and targets.

Skills Required:
Good knowledge of PCM hardware and electrical interfaces. Detailed knowledge of dSPACE HIL rig configuration and operation including I/O interfaces and the Failure Insertion Units (FIUs). Detailed knowledge of automation scripting via programming capabilities in MS Excel and Python. Expert knowledge of dSPACE AutomationDesk and ControlDesk automation. Experience with processing data and modelling in Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow beneficial. Self-motivated with excellent team and leadership skills. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to produce reports and presentations appropriate for review up to Chief Engineer.
Skills Preferred:
Experience Required:
At least 6-months engineering related work experience aligned to education requirements listed.

Experience Preferred:
dSPACE real-time systems / HIL experience. Automotive / Powertrain calibration experience.

Education Required:
MSc in Maths, Physics or MEng / MSc in Mechanical / Aerospace / Electrical / Mechatronics / Control

Education Preferred:
PhD in Maths, Physics, Mechanical / Aerospace / Electrical / Mechatronics / Control

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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