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Powertrain Simulation Engineer

  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: Negotiable, Outside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 16 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82777_1720196559

Powertrain Simulation Engineer (Remote working, Outside IR35)

Would you like to join a global aerospace organisation and work with cutting edge technology where you will play a key role in bringing innovative electric aircraft to life?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Powertrain Simulation Engineer to add to their talented, hardworking team on a 12 month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role offers remote working with negotiable hourly rate, outside IR35.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you will not find anywhere else.

The Role

As a Powertrain Simulation Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Develop performance battery and powertrain models and perform thermal/electrical simulation activities.
  • Maintenance and development of 0D/1D powertrain models to support a variety of use cases and requirements.
  • Responsible to conduct the validation plans on powertrain model on in flight test aircraft and fleet aircraft.

In addition, you will also be developing and coordinating test plans to ensure the powertrain model is fully validated by the time the certification is required and be responsible for the development of standard MATLAB/Simulink process and development of automation tools.


To succeed within the role of a Powertrain Simulation Engineer, you will have the following skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical/mechanical engineering or related field, or a combination of education and experience.
  • 2-3 years of experience in (performance) powertrain modelling and programming skills.
  • Experience of BEV powertrain development is required.
  • Working knowledge of software including MATLAB and Simulink. Experience with Python is highly appreciated.
  • Advanced understanding of Battery Systems and BMS is highly appreciated.
  • working attitude and enthusiastic problem solver.
  • Hands-on experience working with vehicle LV and HV systems is nice to have.
  • Prior battery component design experience, such as busbars, connectors, etc is nice to have.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Improve work-life balance
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!