Senior Simulation Engineer

Mahle Group*
09 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We like it when our employees have goals. What about you? Are you ready to grow with your challenges?

We at MAHLE are a leading international supplier to the automotive industry. With our products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as solutions for electric vehicles, we address all crucial issues related to the powertrain and air conditioning technology.

Today, some 77.000 employees work on innovative products at 170 locations and 15 major development locations. Working together, we optimize existing technologies, develop new engineering concepts and set standards. By reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, we are making an important contribution – for a better climate, with every second vehicle statistically.

Purpose of Job

Maintain, develop and provide users with support for the deployment and use of in-house design and simulation software for bearings and bushes. Use of simulation techniques to solve customer issues/concerns.


Maintain and develop user interfaces to calculation modules, including pre and post processing, graphics, database and distribution

Assist in or lead the development of new simulation and design techniques

Train and assist users in use of “routine” and “specialised” simulations for the design of bearings and bushes

Assist or lead in the deployment of software to solve customer design issues related to bearings


Degree in IT/software with a special interest in Engineering Sciences OR a degree in Engineering Sciences (e.g. Tribology) with a special interest in computer simulations and software - essential

Proficiency in another language - desirable

Skills and Experience

Relevant post-qualification experience - essential

Ability to apply IT skills to engineering software - essential

Experience in coding software (e.g. C, FORTRAN, xml, VB, .NET) – essential

Ability to manage projects and deadlines - essential

Language skills – desirable

Ability to initiate projects and work as part of a team in a technical environment

Practical and theoretical knowledge of engines and components – desirable

Ability to write and maintain robust coding with keen attention to detail - essential


Wanting and acting to maintain a high level of accuracy and a low level of errors.

Having the technical skills, qualifications or experience required to perform the role effectively. The ability to understand and take into account the needs and feelings of customers. It includes empathy and good listening skills

The ability to think through and adapt a clear, sensible approach to planning, prioritising and organising work to make the most efficient use of time and other resources

Taking personal responsibility for keeping your skills up-to-date and being prepared to share your skills and knowledge with others

The drive and determination to get the job done to the highest standards. It includes commitment to doing what has been said will be done, even if this includes making personal sacrifices

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