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System Simulation Engineer (vehicle / powertrain) – High profile newly created role

System Simulation Engineer (vehicle / powertrain) – High profile newly created role

Job Title: System Simulation Engineer (vehicle / powertrain) – High profile newly created role
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £35,000 to £42,000 (dependent on proven ability) + car / car allowance (dependent on level) + bonus + bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PF4314
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2018 11:52

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity with an advanced engineering client to play a significant role in moving the simulation and digital engineering processes to the next level. This project will keep the business at the fore-front of simulation technology for future powertrains (Hybrid, PHEV, EV etc), using cutting-edge tools and processes.

This is a newly created role, to join a small focused team and play a significant role in the success of this programme. Due to the importance of the role, this is a fantastic opportunity to immediately have a profile with senior managers in the UK, Europe and Globally as the project takes-shape.

Ideally you will already have gained at least 2-3 years proven engineering experience post-graduation; this may have come from a System Engineer / Simulation Engineer role in-industry, or a Simulation Research role within co-academia / business position.

My client is global product leader, supplying the highest quality automotive components and systems for all the major global car manufacturers and the aftermarket.


To develop and validate a scalable, modular Vehicle System Model, which will feed into the development of a unified standard simulation platform that will be utilised globally, to enhance the Model Based Development processes.


  • Developing model architecture and/or component and subsystem models for the Vehicle System Model
  • Parameterising and validating models through physical testing
  • Developing /documenting methodology and model management processes
  • Utilising system model to demonstrate its value in diverse Powertrain system/component development use cases
  • Reporting results and proposing future improvements for the simulation platform