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Senior Engineer - CAE Engineer

Hydrogen Vehicle Systems

Hydrogen Vehicle Systems

Nuneaton, UK
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

​Role Overview:

The Senior Engineer has the responsibility to provide supporting CAE capability to

engineering activities/projects assigned to the HVS design engineering team. To help underpin

the design of our products at system level and to ensure smooth and timely integration into

the complete vehicle programme. A good depth in understanding Vehicle dynamics,

handling, ride performance, K&C, Loads, NVH & FEA would be required to support the CE

and engineering function groups. This is to be achieved through working with Off-shore &

local service providers. The position is accountable for the correct performance of the

system / sub-system whilst meeting product specification & cost targets.

Key Responsibilities:

? Support the generation and delivery of concept and manufacturing design definitions,

based on technical specifications, requirements, relevant standards and other


? Progress the conceptual development for new product

? Participate in developing and maintaining relevant engineering processes and


? Supporting the identification of business opportunities

? Problem solving on existing products and product improvement

? Being responsible for evaluating technical issues in order to develop proposals for

investigations and/or solutions

? Delivering assigned projects, ensuring requirements are delivered to plan, cost and


? Preparing and delivering progress reports against project plans

? Working alongside the customer on product development ensuring delivery of

solutions to meet the customer’s requirements

? Keeping up to date in relevant technical areas, developing skills and capabilities, and

giving support to others as required

? Actively participate in business unit improvement activities

Required Deliverables:

? Prepare timelines to deliver proposals and designs for relevant subject matter /


? To supervise and review designs and concepts

? To supervise and review virtual analysis of designs and concepts (FEA CFD MBD


? Support DVP requirements with the relevant teams

? Liaising with vendors in determining design specification requirements

? Confirmation of designs align with 3rd party vendor requirements

? Liaising with vendors in determining design specifications

? Approve and deliver data release

? To interface with key customer representatives

? To manage ongoing development/improvement of product designs & specifications

? Designing and developing design processes for enhancements, product changes &

new products are released in a timely and cost effective manner.

Person Requirements:

? HNC/HND/Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Is essential, a

master’s degree would be desirable.

? Chartered Engineer status or Membership of a professional organisation would

be desirable

? A solid understanding of Virtual analysis toolsets is essential

? Experience of interpreting Virtual toolset output is essential

? Relevant experience in an automotive or similar environment

? Pro-active and able to take direction and implement strategy for continuous

improvement/problem solving

? Proven track record of reducing costs through a continuous improvement


? Strong computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office, Project Manager, CATIA,


? Self-motivated, with the ability to effectively coordinate multiple projects.

? Hands-on, team-oriented individual possessing strong leadership, problemsolving

and analytical skills.