Senior CAE Engineer

Role: Senior CAE Engineer

Company: Powertrain

Ref: 07786

Job Type: Permanent Role

Industry: ,

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Location: Basildon


job description

As Senior Hybrid based CAE Engineer with a market leading powertrain consultancy you will join a very dynamic team working on powertrain system sizing, electrification and car connectivity for existing and future products in the automotive industry. The work will involve delivering the next generation of Hybrids into market delivering the WLTP based strategy for a major global OEM. Our client is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines.

Senior CAE Engineer responsibilities include:
Lead small commercial and research projects overseeing other less experience engineers
Liaise with clients in technical discussions, project status and gateways reviews
Develop, manage and validate predictive models to support system definitions and design decisions from concept phase to start of production
Develop optimization algorithms for electrified powertrain controls using vehicle to vehicle and vehicle to infrastructure communication
Analyse real-world driving usage and test data, performing statistics and developing simplified models to understand performance of new technologies in the field
Participate in data collection initiatives to define requirements and support pilot test data analysis
Support report-out and presentations to senior management

Your Profile:
· Engineering/Science Degree with strong experience in powertrain (hybrid or conventional) within the automotive industry (HEV, MHEV, PHEV, EV)
· Solid background in mathematics and statistics
· Excellent Matlab programming skills
· Strong Simulink experience for plant modelling, controls and electronics
· Solid experience with other modelling tools (e.g. Dymola, Cruise, VSM, Modelica)
· 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

Systems engineering experience for product development
Software development experience
Experience in other programming languages (e.g. R, Python, scripting)
Database experience (e.g. Microsoft Access, SQL, Hadoop)

GBP35,000 – 45,000 dependent on skills and experience
Relocation assistance
Company contributory pension scheme
PMI + cashplan
Life assurance (3x annual salary)
Professional memberships (e.g. IMechE)
Internal and external training
22 days holiday increasing by 1 day a year to a max. of 28 days
Sponsorship is available for candidates with European work experience and resident in the EU.

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for this role and are eligible to work unrestricted in the UK, please click apply now in order to submit your CV. Should your application be successful, you will be contacted within the next 7 days.

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