Senior Thermal Engineer

Job Ref: 61023
Sector: Engineering Technology
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 10 September 2019
  • Wiltshire, England, UK Wiltshire Wiltshire GBR SN14 6GU
  • £30 - £35 per Hour
  • Leah Welsby

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Looking for a Senior Thermal Engineer to work a 6 mont contract in Wiltshire.

This role sits within the Environmental Control team of our Automotive function. Accountabilities

* Focus on understanding new and industry leading technologies, simulation techniques and experimental validation in the field of automotive (vehicle) occupant Thermal Comfort.

* Have the ability to understand the overall vehicle concept and contribute to the design/development of the cabin Environmental Control (HVAC) systems through the use of knowledge of the latest technologies/methods in airflow systems and mechanistics.

* Challenge and develop the engineering practices to continuously improve efficiency. Demonstrate clear presentation of technical information and supporting documentation to ensure accurate transfer to other teams within the company.

* Work closely with the other engineering disciplines to ensure that system performance expectations are met.

* Develop and perform test plans and methods for simulation and solution validation (DVP development).


* Minimum BSc/MSc/BEng/MEng degree (2:1 or better) in Building Science or equivalent Engineering degree

* Demonstrable level of industrial experience in Thermal Comfort/Wellness measurement, or Mechanistic Analysis.

* Knowledge of Thermophysiology / Sensorial data acquisition and analysis

* Experience using/implementing sensorial models : the Berkeley Thermal Comfort Model (desirable), ASHRAE Thermal Comfort Model (desirable)

* Experience with thermal measurement systems electronics, and sensors - selecting and implementing

* Appreciation of other engineering disciplines such fluid dynamics and thermodynamics.

* Ability to develop mathematics based models for performance prediction, design and analysis

* Ability to analyse large data sets and condense into simple learnings summaries and presentations Test and Validation:

* Knowledge of test planning and preparation, along with ability to run robust and repeatable tests (gauge R&R, SixSigma, etc) for the purpose of detailed data acquisition and simulation validation.

* Experienced in running experiments involving people

Automotive experience is essential for this role.

For more information please contact Leah on

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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