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Predictive and Test Engineer Newport
Permanent | £20,000.00Apply

THOMAS Recruitment are exclusively recruiting for a Predictive and Test Engineer to join their team. Our client, are experts in high efficiency heat exchangers and thermal management solutions.


The Role

  • Working as a team member within the product development unit

  • Covering new product design and development, simulation, prototype and testing




  • The simulation of mechanical behaviour of the components, using Ansys  (static, modal vibration, linear and plastic, transient)

  • Use macros driving Ansys to support application engineering work for customers.

  • Use CFD to simulate hot gas and liquid flow in heat exchangers and other fluid transfer components.

  • Use of CAD and Ansys to generate models for simulation.

  • Interpretation of experimental performance data to aid prediction and correlation.


‘Hands on’


  • Lead in test set up and iteration especially with multi-axis testing.




  • Write reports with developed conclusions based on simulation and / or test results.

  • Support design decisions for new products based upon simulation and test results.


Successful Candidate


  • A good engineering degree (or similar field)

  • Good engineering background

  • Ability to visualise problems and then express and investigate within a simulation package

  • Design and simulation skills 

  • Knowledge of FEA, fluid mechanics and CFD

  • Good general computing skills