CAE Integration Lead

  • Job Reference: 797213677-2
  • Date Posted: 25 November 2022
  • Employer: JLR
  • Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering and Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles. WHAT TO EXPECT: As part of the Product Engineering's Powertrain function as an CAE Integration Lead Engineer, you will play a critical role in the development of next generation products. You will have the opportunity to support a team in the development of Propulsion Units & Powertrain Systems through the delivery of CAE analysis and virtual processes. This role will focus on the execution of the virtual DVP to support design development and gateway readiness. You will possess a strong technical project delivery background and an understanding of CAE techniques and processes, with particular focus on electrified Powertrains. You will work with the Powertrain team across a variety of attributes and disciplines within the CAE Chapter. Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Responsible for the virtual DVP, creation, planning and execution through the full programme life cycle Ensure analysis tasks are delivered at the appropriate time and with the appropriate quality through an Agile delivery framework Ensure all analysis results & recommendations are successfully integrated into the product design Advise Chapter leads and developers of programme assumptions, priorities & important project developments Ensure quality of analysis through efficient data management and control of model inputs - e.g. CAD/NGD Present CAE status and lead formal reporting at all levels of the organisation Support physical DV and align correlation, instrumentation and test-based issue resolution activities Ensure visibility of all programme & technical issues and lead issue resolution activities to completion Act as key point of contact for the CAE team with all stakeholders, including design squads, vehicle teams and across multiple CoC's Knowledge, Skills and Experience : Proven background in project management and task planning in an engineering/CAE environment Understanding of Powertrain system design & analysis and of the key design challenges, with focus on electrified commodities - e.g. HV battery, Electric Drive Units, Power Electronic Systems. Understanding of Powertrain attributes and interpreting analysis results from the associated CAE methods - e.g. 1D/3D CFD, Structural NVH, Durability & Abuse, System Analysis, Multi-Body Dynamics to support key attributes Durability, NVH, Electro-Thermo-Fluids, Safety, Efficiency, Performance, Driveability, Emissions etc. Strong attention to detail and a rigorous approach to problem solving & data management Excellent presentation and communications skills Effective team member, highly proactive, self-motivated, demonstrating personal drive and initiative, with flexibility to manage multiple tasks within a broad-ranging role Tool knowledge (preferred): DS 3DX, Jira, Microsoft Office