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Aerodynamics Design Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/10/2014
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The Company:
A luxury Automotive OEM based in the West Midlands. After continued growth & success there are a number of new exciting engineering projects underway and we currently have requirements for experienced engineering professionals.

The Role:
To work alongside Aerodynamicists to design aerodynamic components for scale model, computational and prototype testing to provide support for whole vehicle design. To take responsibility for the ongoing development of the departments CAE management process.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

• Work alongside aerodynamicists developing components for CFD, wind tunnel and track testing. This will support other functions including Vehicle Dynamics, Powertrain, NVH, Body & Interiors.
• Oversee the ongoing development of the wind tunnel model.
• Develop the departments CAE management process.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Educated to degree level in an Engineering related discipline.
• Strong 3D CAD and surfacing skill with a leading CAD package.
• An understanding of Product Life Management systems and processes.
• Extensive engineering experience in either an F1, automotive or aerospace role.
• Knowledge of component development for physical testing, including traditional fabrication and leading edge rapid prototype processes.
• Experience of wind tunnel and track testing techniques.
• Post holder must be highly motivated and organised with a meticulous approach to tasks.
• Good communication and documentation skills.
• Strong team working skills and the ability to produce results within fixed timelines with minimal supervision.
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