Matchtech

Advanced Concept CAE Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£50000 - £80000 per annum + Life Insurance, Pension, Healthcare +
Posted
16 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Ref
388596
Contact
Daniel Tchupan
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Mechanical
Function
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Matchtech are working with a client on the formation of a centre of excellence for advanced Engineering and CAE.

This organisation has experienced rapid growth in its first few years in operation including growth across China in excess of 2,500 engineers and expansion worldwide including Germany, The United States and now the UK.

With a Formula E presence and production of its first passenger vehicle starting in 2018, with further models to follow, it is an extremely exciting project.

This is a high profile position to lead the advanced concept development for Matchtech's client. using optimisation tools to generate new ideas and optimise the current design proposals.

Main Responsibilities:

* Lead the generation of new concepts for vehicle architecture, system and component levels.
* Define the optimisation strategy for each vehicle system and deliver these methods into the vehicle development process.
* Review existing design concepts and propose changes that make them more efficient and cost effective.
* Work with attribute leaders to understand which attributes drive design, cost and mass during vehicle development.
* Review and introduce new weight efficient materials in our vehicle design.



Qualifications, skills and experience required:

* Preferrably qualified to M.Sc level, a minimum of an Engineering related degree or equivalent,
* Extensive and demonstrable experience in the field of multi-disciplinary optimisation and concept development.
* Experience in topology and topography optimization
* Experience of software tools like. HyperStudy from Altair, Optistruct from Altair, modeFRONTIER from ESTECO. LS-OPT from Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC) or Genesis from VR&D.
* Familiar with optimisation methods using response surface methodology.
* Good knowledge of crash, NVH, and structural analysis for vehicle development.
* Basic knowledge of CFD and Thermal analysis
* Demonstrates high levels of personal motivation to join a start-up organisation and sees development opportunity in doing so, takes a proactive approach to self-development
* Demonstrates alignment to NEXTEV values; Honesty, Care, Vision, Action. Someone who respects and works well with others
* The ability to maintain the highest standards of confidentiality in all aspects of work



If you are a CAE Engineer with knowledge accross NVH, CFD, crash safety who has has experienc ein the use of optimisation tools within a multi-disciplinary role please do get in touch.

In return our client offers a competitive salary & benefits package and the opportunity to contribute to some of the most ambitious electric vehicle projects currently taking place anywhere in the world.

For a confidential discussion regarding this proposition, feel free to contact daniel.tchupan@matchetch.com.

PLEASE NOTE, OUR CLIENT ARE CURRENLTY ABLE TO SUPPORT ANY VISA SPONSORSHIP.

WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM ENGINEERS WHO CURRENTLY HOLD THE RIGHT TO LIVE AND WORK WITHIN THE UK

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