Vehicle Simulation Engineer

Our Reference:J17317
Job Term:Permanent
Location:South East
Salary:£40k
Job Category:Powertrain/Engines
Consultant: Louise Brown
Email Address: lbrown@contechs.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1268 582 900


Order Number: 14725

Position Title: Vehicle Simulation Engineer

Duration: Permanent

Location: Basildon

The client is seeking a highly motivated engineer with a pro-active attitude as well as excellent problem solving skills and a solid technical engineering background. You will join a very dynamic team developing innovative technologies for conventional powertrain after-treatment electrification connected and autonomous vehicles.

Your responsibilities:
• Develop, manage, and validate predictive vehicle and powertrain models to support system definition and design decisions from concept phase to start of production
• Evaluate and mature control algorithms which improve vehicle attributes such as fuel consumption, emissions, performance or durability
• Analyse realworld driving usage and test data, performing statistical analysis, and developing simplified models to understand how new technologies will be used in the field
• Support report-out and presentations to senior management

Your profile:
• Engineering/Science Degree (or equivalent)
• Automotive engineering knowledge
• Relevant work experience in powertrain (electrified and conventional technologies) within the automotive industry
• Solid background in mathematics, statistics and physics
• Excellent Matlab programming skills
• Strong Simulink experience for plant modelling and controls
• Excellent time management and communication skills
• Excellent presentation skills
• Willingness and ability to interface constructively with a global team and clients
• Proficient in MS Office

Preferable:
• Vehicle dynamic and realworld simulation tools (e.g. IPG CarMaker or SUMO)
• Systems engineering experience for product development
• Software development experience
• Experience with other powertrain modelling tools (e.g. GTpower)
• Experience in other programming languages (e.g. R, Python)
• Calibration/diagnostics tools experience (e.g. Vector Canalyzer, ATI Vision)