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  • Job reference: RMS0132529

CAE Analyst - Powertrain - 25099

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/08/2014
  • Time left:
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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:
Provide CAE tool & process development support to new powertrain and vehicle programmes from concept through to engineering sign-off, assisting principally the delivery of performance, emissions, fuel economy & driveability attributes - Develop & maintain MATLAB/Simulink-based models to deliver functional analyses; specifically concept assessment, target setting and analytical verification of target achievement, calibration & hardware optimisation and problem resolution - Support on-going benchmarking of relevant commercial software

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Strong analytical capability, including a methodical and highly disciplined approach to data management
- Complex system model development, validation and correlation
- Able to identify and respond to the strengths and limitations of computer-based modelling and simulation
- A good working knowledge of engine, transmission and driveline architectures and operating characteristics
- High level of motivation and drive; equally able to work alone or as part of a larger muliti-disciplined team
Experience of complex system model and/or data analysis tool development, either as a customer or supplier
- Proven success in the application of an industry-standard system modelling toolset (e.g. Simulink, Dymola, AMESim) for analysis of dynamic system behaviour, problem-solving and/or system optimisation
- Model validation and correlation to physical test data
- Simulation output data interpretation and presentation of results, conclusions and recommendations.
Educated to degree le

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.
VBA application development - CAE tool and process benchmarking
- Powertrain system CAE analysis / desktop optimisation of vehicle tailpipe emissions, fuel economy, performance and driveability
- 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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