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Thermo Fluids Engineer

Posted 23 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Homologation & Certification
Contact NameNutan Dhalpe

Job description

Position : Thermo Fluids Engineer

Sector : Homologation, Certification & Validation

Location : Gaydon

Position Type: Contract

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Contechs are currently recruiting on behalf of a Luxury Automotive OEM based in Gaydon. They are looking for Thermo Fluids Engineer to join their expanding team on a Contract basis.

Job Description

As a Thermo Fluids Engineer main responsibilities are:

  • You will be a member of a dedicated team responsible for the operation of a key laboratory equipment ensuring the thermal energy management systems of our products are fully developed and efficient, therefor maximising energy deployed predominantly for drivable range.
  • You will take care of the facility, maintaining at full working order to ensure effective operation uptime.
  • In conjunction with the system engineering teams you will conduct critical development tests through the operation of the laboratory facility providing data in support of, and associate to engineering targets, you will be part of a team that will be pivotal in the development of product and further specification of the laboratory including investment planned in the coming years.
  • Our Client will provide familiarisation of equipment and local training with the intention to develop you personally in Thermo fluids knowledge/ disciplines, supporting the wider project teams.
  • This role operates on a day's initially but is expected to transition to shift working in late 2023, you will be working under the lead engineer for the laboratory and therefore interfacing regularly with your local test team and customer groups

Qualifications / Skills required

  • Advance knowledge of thermo fluids, Hardware and Software in the loop testing Vehicle engineering.
  • Good understanding of electronic system simulation
  • Be familiar with system simulation techniques to ensure integration of vehicle systems in a rig environment, experience in dSPACE, NI or Ipotronic systems would be an advantage.
  • Reasonable knowledge of heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics
  • Knowledge of calibration and instrumentation.
  • Ability to evaluate the system failure modes, help to define further investigative methods to refine understanding/consult on and define resolutions
  • System engineering electronic knowledge including simulation of control parameters
  • Planning and project management skills and experience

Why work through Contechs?

Contechs is a strategic partner to the automotive industry, providing innovative design and engineering services to global OEMs, from concept to production. Founded in 1997, Contechs has since established itself as a leading automotive recruitment specialist, recruiting across all disciplines in the product development process.

Its dedicated Contractor Care Team plays a pivotal role in providing an effective and successful placement for external employees, supporting them throughout their contract, from pre-placement to contract renewal.

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