Senior Design Analyst

Sherbourne Recruitment Associates Limited
From £30 to £35 per hour
09 Apr 2019
07 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a specialist powertrain engineering consultancy, with global clients, requires a senior powertrain design analyst to join the CAE team. This position will enable you to use and build upon your knowledge in the analysis of the various factors affecting the operation of powertrains, vehicles and machinery in general, including thermodynamics, thermal, mechanical and electromagnetic loads, combustion, tribology & lubrication, dynamics and vibratory behaviour. The subject of the analysis work is a healthy mix of mass production powertrains, together with novel machinery and technologies.


·Collaborate with the design team to define the architecture of engines, electrical machines, vehicles, transmissions as well as their individual components and subsystems

·Development of analysis tools

·Supporting junior team members

·Sizing and simulation of engine components (valvetrains, bearings, crankshafts, timing drives)

·Structural analysis and optimisation of components and assemblies through a combination of FEA and well established empirical methods

·Multiphysics simulation of complex systems involving interaction of fluids with mechanical as well as electromagnetic components to achieve best overall performance

·1-D modelling of fluid circuits for lubrication, heating and cooling, and power transmission

·Simulation of performance and fuel economy of engines and vehicles

·CFD analysis of fluid motion (gas or liquid), often including heat transfer and combustion

·Proposal and report writing

·Client liaison

Applicants must have:

·Mechanical, automotive or similar engineering degree

·Strong theoretical and analytical skills preferably relating to dynamics and kinematics of mechanisms and fluids

·Some aptitude and proficiency in software coding to facilitate analysis tasks. Matlab preferred.

·Strong teamwork, organizational, oral and written communication skills

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