Simulation Engineer

Job Title: Simulation Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Desford, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £42 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO0000019823_1569492661
Contact Name: Chris Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2019 11:11

Job Description

Sitec currently have an opportunity for a Simulation Engineer to join our client based in Desford for an initial 6 months. The pay rate for this role is £42p/hr Ltd.
Our client is the world's leading manufacturer of off-highway machinery and diesel and natural gas engines. The client brand is recognised worldwide and is synonymous with quality and reliability.
We currently have a new and exciting opportunity for a Systems Simulation Specialist within the European Division of our clients Energy and Transportation Systems Research Group based at our Peterborough Facility. This innovative team is responsible for developing novel engineering solutions and processes working collaboratively with European Universities, internal and industrial partners as well as will our US based sister team. The team leads the powertrain research strategy and delivery within Europe, this includes global research responsibility for electrification and hybridisation systems integration and control.
Key Responsibilities
Build, validate and optimise system level and/or controls orientated models across multiple execution platforms.
Provide engineering guidance based on performing machine and powertrain level simulations
Self-management of assigned tasks to agreed customer critical requirements, delivering high quality work to documented or novel processes within agreed timescales
Work with multi-disciplinary teams to support continuous improvement in response to current and future customer needs
Close liaison with performance and mechanical development engineers, engine designers and project teams


Requires an accredited engineering degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent experience and excellent analytical skills, a higher-level degree would be advantageous.
Key Competencies:
Candidates must:
be familiar with some of 1-D simulation, dynamics, controls orientated or mean value simulation tools (e.g. GT-Power, Wave, AmeSIM, Adams, Dymola, Simulink)
demonstrate the ability to interpret data, identify quality issues and understand performance interactions
have a high level of competency in the use of data-analysis tools (e.g. Excel, Minitab, Matlab/Simulink etc.)

Technical Knowledge.
Candidates must:
demonstrate knowledge of engine or vehicle system fundamentals in order to develop improved models and analyses novel concepts;
have an understanding of underlying theoretical principles of systems simulation and/or fluid networks;
understand how power systems interact with vehicles and real world drive cycles;

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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