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Aero Performance Engineer - Gaydon, Warwickshire job description

16 april 2018

Aero Performance Engineer

Randstad engineering are currently looking to source an Aero Performance engineer on an on-going contract basis.

This role specialises in vehicle simulation you will support the development of future vehicles within the Aerodynamics Group.

Key Responsibilities:



* Using simulation tools during the concept and development phase, you will provide analyses of the vehicle including the driveline and aerodynamic characteristics to optimise whole vehicle performance.
* You will support the development of design features and components to meet the functional requirement of multiple departments principally Aerodynamics, powertrain, Thermal & Cooling and the Design Studio.
* As part of the delivery of the whole vehicle attribute, you will input vehicle performance and modelling expertise in cross-functional project teams, ensuring an appropriate level of understanding is provided to allow effective attribute balancing.
* You will write technical reports and present results to a business-wide audience.
* Working with methods development and vehicle testing team you will contribute to the ongoing development of department's capabilities & processes and integration into the wider business.

Key Skills & Experience:

A Mechanical engineering degree or similar is required and you must be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of vehicle performance.

You will have experience with vehicle modelling, preferably Vi-Grade and GT Suite, performance testing and correlation to driver feedback. Experience of driver in the loop simulator testing would also be advantageous.

Your skills and abilities will include knowledge of physical testing techniques, including instrumentation requirements, data acquisition and data processing skills suitable for large datasets. Ideally, you will have an understanding of technical computing languages, for example, MatLab, Hypermath or C and experience using CAD data management, software specifically Siemens TeamCentre.

Personal Attributes:

You will be highly motivated and organised with a meticulous approach to tasks. Good communication and documentation skills are essential. You will have strong teamwork and collaboration skills and produce results within fixed timelines.

You will have developed a thorough knowledge of vehicle simulation and aerodynamic performance in a similar role in either F1, an OEM or at an outsourced partner.

If this role is of interest to yourself, and matches your skills sets and experience then please click apply below to submit your CV. Please ensure your up to date contact details are on your CV before applying.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Job Reference:APE1604
Position Type:Contract
Market Sector:Engineering
Working Hours:Full-Time
Location:Gaydon, Warwickshire
Salary:Competitive
Contact:April Payne, Randstad CPE, Southampton (Engineering), United Kingdom