1D Simulation Engineer

Mercedes HPP are seeking an exceptional Performance Simulation Engineer to join our world championship winning team at Brixworth. You’ll be fully responsible for developing 1D & 3D thermo-fluid simulation tools and models to simulate engine performance, giving us an edge at the track.

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Job no: 492230
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Performance and Controls

We’ll need this person to:

  • Design and develop useful simulation tools and models to ensure that we’re able to consistently raise our performance and reliability capability
  • Exploit existing simulations to investigate and develop concepts with performance potential
  • Contribute to design and test methodology decisions, in conjunction with designer and performance development engineers
  • Create best practice
  • Advance the high performance culture by being curious, challenging and technically excellent
  • Build effective inter-departmental working relationships that ensure a consistent flow of communication, awareness of requirements, and facilitate an effective feedback loop.

To be successful, we anticipate that you’ll show that you:

Are skilled at…

  • Hand calculations and complex simulations
  • Modelling engine thermodynamic systems including gas dynamics
  • Problem solving – creatively, quickly and with an open mind
  • Coming up with new ideas, and not being restricted by what’s been done before
  • Thriving in a competitive, pressurised environment

Have experience of…

  • Applying first principles of engineering to practical application, and using them creatively
  • Testing engines/rigs

Can demonstrate knowledge of…

  • All first principles of engineering
  • Internal combustion engines and their sub-systems

Hold these Qualifications…

  • Undergraduate degree (2.1 or above) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Postgraduate degree in simulation methods


  • Self-motivated
  • Calm under pressure
  • Never satisfied
  • Delivery focussed
  • Highly innovative
  • A lateral thinker

In return you’ll get the chance to be part of a team with some of the best in the world, at a state of the art facility, with a very real chance to make history.

We look forward to meeting you!

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