Principal CAE Engineer

Genesis Technical Recruitment Ltd
03 Dec 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We require an experienced CAE Engineer with experience of design modelling and simulation within a transmission/powertrain related environment.

This role will include the use of simulation tools to support the design and analysis of new Hybrid Transmissions.

You will join a leading Automotive R&D facility based in the midlands where new engine and powertrain technologies are being developed, including gasoline and hybrid engine and transmission systems.

Personal Specification:

Degree qualified (Control/Mechanical/Mechatronics/Automotive)

Maintaining and developing strong numeracy and literacy skills

Experience of modelling & simulating automotive powertrain systems with respect to system performance, dynamics & control and/or fuel economy simulations

Experience of deriving governing equations for components and systems from first principles

Proficient user of simulation software.

Experience of one or two of the following:

Romax, Matlab/Simulink, Adams, Abaqus, AVL Cruise, GT Suite, Carmaker.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Optimisation of gear geometry and shaft systems for Strength, Durability and NVH using Romax software

Develop and execute models of eMotor, geartrain and hydraulic systems to develop and improve powertrain concepts.

Support methods to generate duty cycles through simulation in Carmaker

Support the technical assessment of current and future hybrid powertrain technologies

Analyse and correlate simulation data from test measurements.

Other Features of Job:

Primary location will be at Birmingham.

Travel may be required but depends on project requirement

Must be eligible to work in the UK.


Applications are welcomed from Candidates who possess the relevant skills and experience as detailed in the job description. Recent Graduates who do not have the required level of skills and experience need not apply.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK before making an application and it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide evidence of such eligibility.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Graham Vockins at **************************

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