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  • Job reference: RMS0113936

Principal Valvetrain Analysis Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/09/2012
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The Company:
From the optimisation of existing technologies to the development of new technologies, our client is the leading global manufacturer of components and systems for the internal combustion engines and its peripherals.

The Role:
Provide structural and multi-body dynamic (MBD) analysis support to engineering programmes and to help support the analysis team
Perform multi-body dynamic analysis of engine systems to support project and customer requirements
Carry out analyses using Multi-Body Dynamic techniques combined with hand calculations, spreadsheets, and Finite Element analyses where required to support these calculations
Liase with customers, project teams and sub-contractors and represent the Predictive Analysis Department at Project meetings when required
Present results and recommendations of the analysis to the customer
Help prepare quotations and develop timing plans
Monitor project progress and provide feedback to the Head of Analysis
Provide guidance to other members of the analysis team offering coaching and support where necessary
Help develop the companies MBD analysis capabilities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A BEng or HNC in Mechanical, Automotive or Aerospace Engineering is desirable, OR 2 ‘A’ Levels coupled with some experience in Engineering, OR An Engineering Apprenticeship coupled with some experience in Engineering
Extensive experience of applying Predictive Analysis techniques in an engineering environment
Experience of performing Multi-Body Dynamic analysis and FE analysis
Knowledge and working experience of quality systems and procedures is advantageous
A high level of computer literacy & Numerical and analytical skills
High level of proficiency in a major multi-body dynamics analysis code, preferably AVL/Excite
Working knowledge of a major finite element analysis code, peferably Abaqus, & of a CAD system
Ability to read, understand and interpret engineering drawings

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
German Language skills - Desirable
Experience of engineering preferably gained within an automotive environment
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