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Powertrain CAE Analyst - 34438

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    Warwickshire, England

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    £20.00 - £27.01 per hour

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    Lois Weston

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Ref: 34438
Title: CAE Analyst
Division: Powertrain
Contract Position based at: Warwick University + travel to other sites
Up to £27.01 per hour

Position Description:

Powertrain Research delivers new technologies to future powertrains. This role is with the CAE Systems Research team who are responsible for CAE analyses for all research projects as well as exhaust and intake systems.

The team looks after the airpath of internal combustion engines except the combustion chamber, valves, turbocharger, and the manifolds. The role will be responsible for:

  • 3D CFD simulations of powertrain systems (E.g. fresh air or exhaust flow, urea spray and hydrolisation) This covers everything before the compressor in the intake and after the turbocharger in the exhaust.
  • Integrate simulations of after-treatment and emissions, which analyse thermo-chemical reactions in the exhaust, into CFD work.
  • Monitoring future powertrain technologies and developments in academia and the industry, particularly on air intake, emissions, and after-treatment systems including AdBlue (urea)
  • Project manage CAE research and development activities.
  • Report to senior management at required intervals.

Skills Required:

  • 5+ years of StarCCM+ 3D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) experience on engines but outside of combustion chamber. Can optimise after-treatment systems over legislative drive-cycles.
  • Working knowledge in exhaust and after-treatment systems: Urea system and SCR catalysts, gasoline or diesel particulate filters.
  • Expert on analysis of air-intake and exhaust flow and temperature.

Experience Required:

  • 5+ years of StarCCM+ 3D Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) experience on internal combustion engines outside of combustion chamber: e.g. Urea spray simulations, computational aero acoustics (CAA), heat transfer, flow uniformity in catalysts and filters (DPF or GPF), fresh air fiters, turbocharger inlet and outlet.
  • Experience of automotive emissions technologies with good understanding of the chemistry of emissions: e.g. SCR, DPF, GPF, DOC, LNT, SCRF
  • Working knowledge of chemistry of exhaust emissions.

Experience Preferred:

  • Good working knowledge of exhaust acoustics (e.g. mufflers)
  • High level programming skills using Matlab and Simulink
  • Knowledge of powertrain emissions control systems
  • Knowledge of automotive turbochargers

Education Required:

Minimum an MSc in Automotive, Mechanical or Aerospace discipline

Education Preferred:

PhD in Automotive, Mechanical, or Aerospace

Additional Information:

Based in National Automotive Innovation Centre in Warwick University Science Park but must be able to travel to other JLR sites (Gaydon/Whitley) as well as external providers (universities, suppliers, consultancies).

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of this area and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CAE Analyst role, please contact Lois Weston at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384446119.