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Salary: £26 - 28 per hour

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Job Type: Contract

Date Listed: 10 Sep 2021

Reference: 5097

Lead Engineer – Optimisation & Simulation

Location: Gaydon

Contract length: Ongoing
Pay Rate:
Inside IR35

We have an opportunity for a Lead Engineer to work in Body Engineering for our automotive client on Optimisation & Advanced Simulation.


Lead Engineer – Optimisation & Simulation Duties:

  • Use effectively the MDO to drive design and be able to carry out trade-offs between attributes.
  • Lead design studies using optimisation tools to support the Body in delivery of all body programs and identify any short-falls against key functional attribute requirements (Veh. Safety / Dynamics / NVH / Durability, weight and cost).
  • Coordinate and lead the feedback of results as required through design / project reviews.
  • Develop design solutions to support Body CoC engineering and cost status against key program gateways
  • Champion/support the development of new CAE tools for system optimisation to support concept design studies and enhance MDO technique.
  • Lead / plan the development of vehicle system, subsystem and component using MDO tools to meet all design requirements.
  • Identify and document promising future direction in the use of MDO at JLR to explore relationship between complex system design initiatives.


Lead Engineer – Optimisation & Simulation Skills and experience Required:

  • Experience in either mode FRONTIER or iSight or hyperstruct
  • Solvers in: LS-Dyna, Nastran Or OptiStruct
  • Post /Pre-processing in: PRIMER, Hyperwork Or ANSA.
  • Engineering Degree qualification
  • Will be able to use and develop simplified simulation models that can be used to rapidly understand design drivers.


We’re looking to speak with suitable Lead Engineer – Optimisation & Simulation candidates as soon as possible.

Apply now with a copy of your CV to discuss this position with a member of our team