Senior Structural Simulation Engineer

Posted on Jan 20, 2019 by RHL

Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£39k - £50k Annual
Job Description For Vacancy No: 244026T
Consultant: Tim Bees

Job Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Position: Senior Structural Simulation Engineer

Job Status: Permanent

Job Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Structural Simulation Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary Computer Aided Engineering team, responsible for supporting the design and mechanical development of gas & diesel engines.

You will apply your knowledge of structural and powertrain dynamics to a variety of engaging assignments that support and enhance the performance, durability, reliability, quality, and serviceability of our client's products. You will also provide technical leadership and coaching and deliver new or improved simulation processes to further improve the efficiency and reach of simulation within the company. You will be helping to define our future products as well as supporting our current products.

Responsibilities: Identification, analysis, and resolution of engineering problems using good fundamental engineering knowledge of 1D and 3D structural dynamic simulation for which you are beginning to build a reputation as an expert

Technical delivery, support and provision of advice to other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, dealers, customers, and suppliers both individually and through coaching junior & flexible resources

Development and evolution of complex simulation processes to support future needs and to improve the effectiveness of the team working closely with process partners throughout the company

Maintain technical knowledge in engine performance and simulation

Develop and maintain a deep understanding of internal and external customers' needs

Qualifications &
Experience: Accredited bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering subject, plus academic or industrial experience in structural dynamic analysis

In-depth understanding of the fundamentals of 1D and 3D structural dynamics

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to perform complex assignments

Ability to communicate technical information effectively and to build effective relationships with team members, internal customers, project managers & process partners throughout the company

Self-starter with a passion to develop deep expertise and technical leadership

Desired Experience:
Experience of internal combustion engines, rotating machinery or other machinery
In-depth experience of simulating structural dynamic systems such as powertrain, geartrain, valvetrain or torsional vibration
Exposure to some, or all, of the following analysis tools would be useful;
Finite element pre and post processors, such as NX or Hypermesh
Multi-body dynamics tools, such as GT-SUITE, SIMPACK or ADAMS
Finite element analysis solvers, such as Abaqus or Ansys
Fatigue analysis tools, such as nCode or FEMFAT

Salary: £39,000 to £50,000 (Depending on Experience)

Benefits: 25 days annual leave, 10- 12% bonus, contributory pension scheme- the company will double the employee's contribution up to 10%
Contributory share scheme- the company will match 50% of the employee's contribution

Reference: 614440504

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