Senior Multi Body Simulation Engineer

Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park
Ref
21672
Closing date
30/06/2022
Salary or hourly rate
Competitive hourly rate.
Contract type
Contractor
Role type
Experienced
Location
Nuneaton - MIRA Technology Park
Description

Main Purpose of Job

  • Undertake modelling and analysis activities using MSC Adams Car software to support component and vehicle design and development
  • Build and analyse MSC Adams Car vehicle, subsystem and test rig models
  • Undertake and report the assessment of vehicle dynamics, NVH and durability attributes
  • Generate load data to support FE and fatigue analysis in vehicle design and development
  • programmes
  • Support ad-hoc requests in support of design and attribute engineering colleagues

 

Experience

Essential Experience

  • 5+ years of experience as a Multibody Simulation Engineer
  • Working for an OEM, tier one suspension supplier or an automotive consultancy

Preferred Experience

  • 7+ years of experience as an Multibody Simulation Engineer
  • Working for an OEM, tier one suspension supplier or an automotive consultancy
  • Application of real time models for driver in the loop simulators
Skills

Key Role Functions

  • Proficient user of MSC Adams with extensive experience using Adams Car in an automotive consultancy or manufacturer with 5+ years of experience as a Simulation Engineer within the automotive industry
  • Application of multi-body simulation tools in multiple vehicle types (eg passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, tracked vehicles)
  • Good understanding of vehicle dynamics attribute - Experience of K&C and full vehicle handling, steering and ride analysis
  • Experience of using virtual tools for at least two of the following topics:
    • K&C suspension model correlation to test data and optimisation towards targets
    • Model correlation and optimisation in full vehicle level to improve vehicle dynamics
    • Chassis vibration/modal analysis for NVH characterisation and optimisation to achieve desired modal alignment and to reduce structure borne and road noise
    • Powertrain vibration/modal analysis for NVH characterisation and optimisation to achieve desired modal alignment in full operating envelope
    • Durability analysis and load extraction using Road Load Data
    • Durability analysis and load extraction using scanned road surfaces along with analytical tyre model, such as FTire
  • Experience of real time simulation software packages such as VI-CarRealTime or IPG/CarMaker with a focus on generating models for application in a driver in the loop simulator.
  • Proficient understanding and application of MATLAB and Simulink
  • Familiar with CAD and FEA software used within the industry
  • Participation in major vehicle development programmes
  • Understanding of active chassis systems
  • Report writing – confident in ability to interpret and post process results and make recommendations, written and verbal.
  • Direct interaction and good communication skills with customers
  • Taking responsibility for delivery of programmes of work within time and budget constraints
Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • Engineering degree in appropriate discipline (ie Mechanical or Automotive Engineering or a similar scope)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered Engineer, CEng MIMechE or equivalent
Other information

The successful candidate will be taking part in a multi-facetted team of simulation specialists applying a range of techniques to problem solving and to vehicle development. They will have demonstrated the ability to work independently and flexibly while remaining a team player and being open to support ad-hoc analysis requests in support of colleagues.

Please note this role will fall Inside IR35