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  • Job reference: RMS0132527

CAE Analyst - Powertrain - 24837

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/08/2014
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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.

The Role:
This position is a CAE Analyst role within the Powertrain in Vehicle Analysis team - Powertrain in Vehicle Analysis provides CAE support to new powertrain and vehicle programmes from concept through to engineering sign-off. MATLAB/Simulink-based models are used to deliver functional analyses assisting the delivery of vehicle performance, emissions and fuel economy attributes; specifically concept assessment, target setting and analytical verification of target achievement, calibration optimisation and problem resolution

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Strong analytical capability, including a methodical and highly disciplined approach to data management
- Able to communicate complex technical concepts, data and conclusions to a wide audience
- Able to identify and respond to the strengths and limitations of computer-based modelling and simulation
- High level of motivation and drive; equally able to work alone or as part of a larger muliti-disciplined team.
Proven success in application of industry-standard system modelling toolset (e.g. MATLAB, Simulink )
- Computer-based analysis of dynamic system behaviour for problem-solving and/or system optimisation
- Model correlation to physical test data
- Simulation output data interpretation and presentation of results, conclusions and recommendations
Educated to degree level in Automotive, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Recognise and quantify impact of powertrain system characteristics and principal vehicle attributes upon vehicle performance, emissions and fuel economy
- Proven experimental capability (ideally powertrain and/or vehicle test); able to apply advanced statistical techniques to experiment design and test data analysis.
Powertrain system analysis and optimisation for vehicle tailpipe emissions and fuel economy
- Practical knowledge of engine, transmission and driveline architecture and operating characteristics
- Powertrain physical test (engine test bed or vehicle chassis dyno.)
- Powertrain calibration (engine or transmission)
Educated to higher degree level in Automotive Engineering or a related discipline

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