Senior Engineer - Modelling & Simulation

Location Warwickshire
Job type: Contract
Salary: £33.24p/h Umbrella
Contact name: Keeley Atkinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 39599
Published: 13 days ago
Duration: 6 months (rolling)
Expiry date: 12 Jun 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • The Model Delivery team within Digital Engineering is responsible for providing SIMPACK and CarMaker Master Models to the business to support virtual engineering of all vehicle programmes.

  • This includes the collation of data to parameterise full vehicle models for performance assessment, design development and calibration providing the business with a single source of consistent models.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for following a semi-automated process to enter collated consistent data from key supporting departments into model templates, to deliver Quality Assured models at key vehicle programme milestones.

  • They will run QA processes and debug and fix any quality issues.

  • They will also be responsible for identifying opportunities to improve the quality and efficiency of the build and QA processes to support the ever-growing number of vehicle programmes and variants for which models are required.

  • You will work closely with a team of software development engineering to ensure that robust, quality assured tools are delivered to the engineering community are delivered in a responsive manner.

Skills Required:

  • The candidate should be highly driven, self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills in approaching technical issue resolution

  • Effective team player with strong interpersonal skills

Experience Required:

  • Degree Qualified

Experience Preferred:

  • SIMPACK knowledge or similar MBS (Multi-Body System) software

  • Knowledge of the IPG CarMaker simulation software

  • Experience using Matlab / Simulink simulation tools

  • Experience of maintaining traceability and structure in information in a variety of forms

  • Good problem solving skills

Specific responsibilities:

  • Parameterise standard MBS and CarMaker model templates with vehicle programme specific data, test and validate the operation of the populated models.

  • Provide regular status updates to all project stakeholders.

  • Proactively identify quality issues and drive resolution of any issues identified.

  • Escalate issues preventing the on-time delivery of models.

  • Drive continuous improvement actions to improve operational efficiency and lead or support activities to prevent reoccurrence of any delivery timing or quality failures.