Head of Simulation & Flight Sciences

£65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
16 Oct 2017
13 Nov 2017
Steven Mitchell
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
An opportunity to further your career within a market leading company that houses the most interesting engineering projects in the country and world. This employer offers great career prospects and opportunities to work within a fantastic working environment.

High-end technology, market leading business, great salary and benefits in Bedfordshire.

We are currently looking for an exceptional individual to:
* Coordinate all the Company's product technical simulation, modelling, aerodynamics, loads development, and processing of ground and flight test data
* Management of the Simulation and Flight Sciences team;
* Leading the developmental testing of products ensuring that tests produce data suitable for analysis of whole aircraft/systems;
* Supporting the Technical Director and Chief Designer in presenting this data at customer/supplier meetings.

In addition, other key accountabilities will include:
* Development of manoeuvre, dynamic and vehicle response loads;
* Management, creation and documentary control of vehicle level models and simulation;
* Provide concept level design support to the Technical Director and Chief Designer.
Reporting to the Technical Director, the role will form part of the Aircraft Delivery team.

Essential experience, skills and knowledge:
* Substantial background in simulation and aerodynamic design within an aviation/performance automotive engineering business or technical office environment;
* Demonstrable experience in aerodynamics within the aerospace industry.
* Demonstrable experience in simulation and modelling of complex multi-discipline systems including trade study and performance interaction and analysis;
* Experience of managing a science-based department including management reporting and liaison across all other areas of the Company;
* Background knowledge of 'C' and Visual basics programming languages, Vector, GS Works, etc.;
* Familiarity with CFD and Matlab software will be an advantage;
* Practical experience in flight test and wind tunnel vehicles development/test is preferable.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of one of the most forward thinking companies in the UK and to further develop your own skills and capabilities.
If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with your up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to steven(dot)mitchell(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk

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