Tyre modelling and simulation Engineer (Ref REQ-200340)

Closing Date: 05/03/2021 23:59:59

Job Description

The purpose of the tyre modelling and simulation engineer is to support the tyre related activities for our customer projects within the Performance Department. This role will ensure an excellent service to our customers by utilising F1 inspired tyre technical expertise and its latest methodologies of modelling and simulation, data analysis and direct tyre characterisation testing.

  • To develop, implement and use the most appropriate tyre physics and tyre modelling techniques to support customer project development.

  • To identify the most efficient way to answer our customers questions when considering the time, cost and technical constraints.

  • To propose and develop new performance concepts that deliver a performance differentiator to our customers.

  • To contribute to the continuous development of the simulation and modelling tools and measurement capabilities to improve the team’s ability to support the customers and to capitalise on the learning made on projects.

Candidate Profile:

  • Strong academic background with a Mechanical, Aeronautical, Engineering Degree (2:1 minimum grade) or equivalent.

  • Experience of tyre modelling and tyre characterisation.

  • Experience with simulation and modelling tasks in vehicle dynamics or in an equivalent high-level engineering industry.

  • Appreciation of optimisation problems, vehicle dynamics, aerodynamics and thermodynamics theory.

  • Ability to report and communicate complex data in a concise manner to a range of diverse stakeholders.

  • Experience using Matlab and Dymola.

  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams to tight deadlines, within budget and under minimal supervision.

  • Highly motivated and focused self-starter with excellent communication skills.


In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.