Modelling and Simulation Engineer


£30.80 - 30.80 per hour


Sector: Automotive
Function: Mechanical Engineering
Contact: Dave Harris
Phone: 01384 446168
Job Ref: 67795

Job details

Do you have modelling and simulation experience, and are you seeking a new job in Solihull? Jonathan Lee Recruitment are helping a World Renowned Automotive company add a Modelling and Simulation Engineer to their team, and the role comes with an Umbrella contract rate of £30.80 per hour (Inside IR35). This contract is for 12 months. This role requires being on site in Solihull 2-3 times a week.

As a Modelling and Simulation Engineer, you will generate DES models, from concept modelling to a fully detailed mimic of the programme and system, that meet the design scope, operating principles, performance metrics, safety, quality, delivery, cost, people and environment objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Generation of DES models, from concept modelling to fully detailed mimic of the programme / system that meet the design scope, operating principals, performance metrics, safety, quality, delivery, cost, people and environment objectives are met.
  • Support the system optimisation, cost avoidance, best practises capturing and sharing this with relevant stakeholders
  • Able to work effectively with design teams to develop and optimise solutions considering multi-attributes within defined deadlines and time constraints
  • Guide the process using a product knowledge and awareness of potential design constraints to ensure due consideration is given in developing solutions
  • Coordinate projects and teams feedback of results as required through design / project reviews / DES Dashboards
  • Support optimisation of the DES model against different model derivative mixes and operational parameters.
  • Support the bottleneck analysis of the system and develop strategies to remove
  • Support volume throughput increase studies and system what ifs
  • Guide the process to adhere to the vehicle derivative sequencing and build to sequence rules
  • Support the continual development of tools and techniques which enhance capability, improve quality and robustness of DES models
  • Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrable working knowledge and experience of Discrete Event Simulation toolsets
  • Previous experience of Lanner Witness simulation
  • Demonstrable previous experience of bottleneck analysis using Discrete Event Simulation. Team player who can focus and deliver to deadlines
  • An effective team player, who helps develop and support team members
  • High levels of personal resilience, integrity and honesty as well as humility for the team.


  • Experience in automotive production
  • Previous experience and background in production process flow simulation, problem solving on complex technical systems.
  • Experience in production sites
  • A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas
  • An individual who enables speed in decision making through establishing alignment, clarity, appropriate resources and sense of urgency whilst bringing others along

To apply for this position please send your CV to

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