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Principal Thermal Engineer

Ref: BROADBEAN_579771658217731

on 19 July 2022
Contract Type

A Thermal Engineer is reqired for a long term contract assignment based in Stevenage for a multi national defence company.

The Mechanical Analysis Group are looking for a Principal Thermal Engineer to join its team in Stevenage. The group consists of over 30 engineers working across a wide spectrum of cutting-edge military systems. Working for an internationally recognised company, you will play a critical role in ensuring that products deliver the necessary performance against key thermal requirements.


* Take ownership for delivering packages of thermal analysis work.

* Provide mechanical analysis support to develop designs and deliver thermal performance evidence.

* Deliver analysis evidence in clear reports with firm conclusion statements.

* Participate in team meetings and design reviews.

* Manage workload against time schedules and report progress regularly to stakeholders.

* Responsible for dealing and collaborating with project stakeholders (internal & external).

Skillset/experience required:

* Degree qualified in a STEM subject.

* Proven ability to carry out thermal analysis through the application of hand calculations and Finite Element methods (e.g. ANSYS etc.).

* Experience in one or more of the following areas:

* Carrying out studies to determine the effects of conduction, convection and radiation on the thermal response of systems;

* Thermal analysis of electronics;

* Application of MATLAB-Simulink to deliver thermal studies;

* Use of CFD to assess thermal behaviour;

* Scripting using MATLAB or Python.

* Ability to make quick/simple assessments to progress design activities in an efficient manner.

* Self-motivated and organised individuals, who are great problem solvers and can take responsibility for the delivery of work.

* Ability to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team, as well as independently.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to network and influence internal and external customers.

* Relevant experience in an equivalent or comparable industry would be advantageous.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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