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Simulation Engineer, Pretoria

Last update 2024-02-23
Expires 2024-02-23
ID #2007634039
Simulation Engineer, Pretoria
South Africa, Gauteng, Pretoria,
Modified January 26, 2024


The Simulation Engineer is responsible to work on all development phases from research and development to design and manufacture, through to testing and evaluation of systems. The management of all simulation tasks and execution to business standards. The goal is to simulate systems and components and give results and feedback to development team.
o Develop concepts and to perform problem solving to meet the design criteria under supervision of the Chief Engineer.
o Define, create, solve and interpolate simulation models according to the specification provided by the Chief Engineer.
o Evaluate finite element simulations.
o Prepare simulation models of components; sub-assemblies and assemblies, using the business file structure guidelines, number protocol and design standards.
o Prepare simulation solutions of design concepts, using own initiative and incorporating the inputs of members of the development team.
o Responsible for the technical integrity of the allocated simulation, including the integrity of the results and conclusions made.
o Document and record simulation results.
O Ensure traceability of simulation models or results.
O Follow the development process and procedures as described in the quality system, ensuring that the relevant reviews and procedures are completed, in order to reduce design risk.
O Assist during the testing of prototypes, ensuring that closed loop feedback can take place during the simulation process.
O Communicate with testing and design team, to ensure the flow of information during prototyping and development.
O Ensure all project documentation are generated and gathered, as well as filled accordingly to business processes.
O Communicate and incorporate inputs from the test and design parties during the design process.
O Include the test and design parties to perform tests to complete the design cycle utilising business processes.
O Plan and schedule of tests as required on allocated simulations.
O Ensure that projects are executed according to the time, mass and budget targets.
O Represent the business at design reviews.
O Attend design reviews internally and externally with the client.
O Management of simulations throughout the acquisitioning phase, being accountable.
O Manage a simulation group, within a program
O Planning the work loading of simulation personnel and license requirements.
O Drafting, approval and sign-off of simulation tasks.
O Responsible for the execution of simulation projects, under supervision of the Senior Simulation Engineer.
O Design support, capturing of requirements during the development phase.
O Assist ILS with feedback to design on repair, maintenance and other information required
O Responsible for the allocated simulation from inception up to sign-off. Ensuring components are assessed with the correct load cases during the development phase
Grade 12
(Post-) graduate degree in mechanical/ design engineering, or
N-dip in mechanical/ design engineering, or
B-tech degree in mechanical/ design engineering.
O Graduate engineers with 3 - 5 years of experience will be considered as simulation engineer.
O Previous simulation experience in linear and non-linear finite element analysis would be greatly advantageous.
o Strong interpersonal and communication skills
o Ability to work under pressure
o Strong organizational, passionate and self-driven
o Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with crossfunctional teams
o Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and adapt to changing priorities
o Ability to manage time effectively, adapt to change and deliver under pressured deadlines
o Excellent problem-solving skills
o Strong organisational skills
o Exceptional customer service skills

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Simulation engineer

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