CAE Engineer - Design Analyst

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    Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex

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    Kevin Harris

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    about 2 years ago

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Job Title: CAE Design Analyst - Powertrain Concepts

Location: Sussex

Competitive Salary

Either permanent or contract

Small but highly specialist powertrain consultancy that specialises in volume and niche engine concepts is seeking an analyst/design analysis engineer with approximately 4-8 years' experience to join their Classical Analysis/CAE department.
This position would give you the opportunity to use and build upon your knowledge in the analysis of thermodynamics, thermal, mechanical and electromagnetic loads, combustion, tribology & lubrication, dynamics and vibratory behaviour - all on new engine concepts..

What you will do:

Collaborating with the design team but working at pre-CAD stage you will define:

  • Torsional vibration analysis and sizing of crankshafts/valves/moving parts
  • Gt-Suite for mechanical and lube/cooling 1D circuits
  • Crankshaft stressing with classical analysis (equation based) and less with FEA tools
  • Valvetrain analysis with a dynamic simulation software like GT-Suite, or equivalent packages (Valdyn, Amesim, Excite)
  • Some thermal transfer analysis and P&E simulation
  • Client liaison and reporting
  • Typical tools as above plus Matlab, ANSYS, Converge - Creo & NX, Solidworks

What you will need:

  • Mechanical, automotive or similar engineering applied physics or applied mathematics degree
  • Good theoretical, math and analytical skills preferably relating to dynamics and kinematics of mechanisms and fluids
  • 4-8 years experience in a similar role, ideally but not necessarily automotive
  • Advanced level of English and be able to work in UK indefinitely
  • Availability to travel to client premises

What you will get:

  • Permanent or contract position
  • Excellent opportunity to grow knowledge in shoart space of yime
  • Small friendly and well respected consultancy
  • Enviable location

You must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship. Please enclose current CV plus details of present salary and notice period. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted prior to shorlisting with further details

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