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Senior Analysis Engineer

Senior Analysis Engineer

Hernshead Recruitment

Analysis Engineer or Senior Analysis Engineer (CFD focus)

Position Overview

Working within the Analysis Department on design assessment and optimisation using simulation techniques and physical test data.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct appropriate simulations (with particular focus on CFD and 1D hydromechanical) to support design, development, validation and manufacturing activities of diesel fuel injection system components
  • Work closely with product team members (Design and Development Engineers), following the project and proposing design and testing recommendations to the team based on simulation results
  • Liaise with other functional groups (Materials, Validation) and customer teams to obtain and share information to improve the accuracy and value of simulation activities
  • Report to the Analysis Team Leader and Analysis Manager, documenting methods, assumptions, results and conclusions
  • Prepare and present summaries of work to a diverse audience in-person and in conference calls.
  • Support the development and implementation of new analysis techniques to improve simulation capabilities and product performance
  • Plan work activities effectively, support project planning and complete work packages on time.
  • To assist in arranging meetings and compiling agendas and minutes



  • Application of simulation methodology and fundamental physical principles to the design of hydraulic components
  • Thorough knowledge of ANSYS Fluent simulation software


  • Ability to operate AMESim simulation software



  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience in a suitable engineering or business discipline
  • At least 5 years experience using CFD in an industrial setting


  • At least 5 years experience in analysis of high pressure Fuel Injection Systems and a detailed understanding of associated hydraulic components and advanced simulation methods applied to these
  • Experience of high pressure gas dynamics
  • Experience of using and writing software in Matlab
  • CAD/Solid Modelling experience, preferably with SolidWorks or NX
  • Understanding of detail drawing and geometric tolerancing
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes e.g. grinding, heat treatment, injection moulding


  • Proven understanding of the principals of physics and mechanical engineering
  • Familiarity with fluid dynamics and metal fatigue principles
  • The ability to study a problem and identify the most appropriate analysis techniques (hand calculations, 1D/2D/3D, testing actual components)
  • Understanding the nature of models and the consequences of the assumptions used
  • Ability to work as part of a team whilst showing self-motivation and initiative
  • Some experience of following analysis procedures
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate via reports, emails and presentations
  • Be able to work, present and communicate within all areas of the organisation from shop floor to management
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Good written and spoken fluency in English
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines when required
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own workload
  • Ability to support problem solving with structured methodologies

Additional Information:

In addition to the above requirements, the person must comply with all Company Policies and Procedures relevant to the role and treat colleagues and work colleagues with respect (Transparency, Inclusion, Excellence and Respect).

This Job description outlines the duties required, it is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list and the Line Manager may vary duties from time to time which do not change the general character of the job or the level of responsibility entailed.  Flexibility is required from all job holders.

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