Lead Mechanical Engineer: Simulation

40-65,000 PA   |    Permanent   |    Automotive


Posted 23rd August 2022

Randle Engineering are looking for a Lead Mechanical Engineer: Simulation to join their growing, forward-thinking team of engineers that deliver consultancy services to a global cross-sector customer base.

Projects span a diverse range of sectors from automotive to medical ensuring Randle Engineering is an exciting and intellectually rewarding place to work (Find out more at randle.co.uk).

The successful applicant for this role with a be an experienced Mechanical Engineer capable of applying a range of skills to solve challenging problems with a desire to work from first principles and with a strong attention to detail. Whilst this role is biased towards simulation and math modelling the successful candidate will need to be a well-rounded engineer capable of turning their hand to other elements of our engineering offering when required (e.g. comfortable using CAD software).


Main function of the role

Primary technical

·         Multi-body systems analysis, simulation, math modelling

Secondary technical

·         CAD design, FE Analysis, detailed design


·         Deliver engineering solutions for customers as part of a team or individually

·         High quality report writing and presentation preparation with delivery to clients

·         Customer liaison and project management

·         Supplier engagement and management

·         Ability and desire to work on projects across different sectors

·         Rigorous, self-motivated & keen to learn

Required experience

Critical experience

·         Multi-body systems analysis (such as MSC ADAMS, Pro Mechanica, SolidWorks Simulation)

·         Simulation and Math modelling (such as Matlab/Simulink, Excel)

·         Understanding of first principles calculations to preface, back up & reinforce simulation results (e.g. hand calculations, Excel)

Desirable experience

·         Engineering design – concepts, prototypes & production ready designs

·         CAD design (such as Catia, Ideas, SolidWorks etc.)

·         FEA (such as SolidWorks Simulation, Pro Mechanica or others)


Required qualifications

·         Qualified to at least degree level (2:1 or above)

·         Strong A levels – Maths and Physics are critical


To apply or for more information please email Sarah Hookey, with a copy of your CV and covering letter to s.hookey@randle.co.uk 

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