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Junior CAE Engineer

Competitive (dependent on experience). Short and Long term benefits package including company pension and discretionary bonus scheme

Full time. 9am to 6pm at first. Flexible thereafter on demonstration of responsibility

Our Engineering offices in Warwick

Job Description

CAE Engineer in the field of product development using experimental testing and numerical methods

Your work;

  • Identification and interpretation of mechanical load requirements of a system, component or part
  • Interpretation of design definitions into analysis models and FEA model build
  • Interpretation of CAD and engineering drawings
  • Material mechanical property characterisation from laboratory experiments such as quasi-static and dynamic testing
  • Operation of in-house CAE hardware such as our high-speed camera and impact test facilities
  • Building and testing of prototypes

Your role in our company;

  • Working alongside other junior and senior team members on engineering projects
  • Applying engineering skills/experience to produce design recommendations
  • Assisting with our R&D focused activities including liaising with relevant customers and academic partners

For the above, you will follow the processes as laid down in the Simpact ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System

The Successful Candidate

We want to hear from you if you are keen to understand and solve engineering challenges and have the following qualities

A solid understanding of basic engineering mechanics

  • Forces acting on systems in equilibrium
  • Forces acting on systems in motion
  • Stress and strain and their measurement
  • Energy, power and momentum

A definite interest in extending that understanding and knowledge to more advanced domains

  • Structural fatigue
  • Impact dynamics
  • Fluid interactions
  • Blast scenarios

We want to offer you the opportunity

  • To grow in a challenging, yet friendly engineering environment
  • To find out how things work and how to improve them
  • To learn to work autonomously while harnessing the experience of the professional engineers around you
  • To take ownership of projects and drive them with limited supervision
  • To benefit from our investment in your development in return for your hard work in delivering a variety of projects
  • To integrate into a vibrant team of specialist engineers with frequent social activities

Is this you?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable individual willing to grow in a friendly but challenging engineering environment. We are looking for the candidate that takes joy in finding things out and who knows when to ask for help

Do you want to be a professional engineer with a determination to deliver and take pride in your work?

If you are really driven, have tonnes of initiative and are super excited by complex engineering problems, we guarantee that you will really enjoy working at Simpact!

How to apply

This job posting does not have a closing date. As this is a specialised position, we will review each application as they are received and reject/interview on a continuous basis. We will only respond to well considered applications

To apply for this position, please send an e-mail to with an up-to-date CV and a covering letter explaining why we should consider you specifically for this job

Simpact hold an A rated sponsor licence (formerly Tier 2 sponsor licence) under the Skilled Worker immigration route.  We therefore welcome applications based from outside of the UK