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Head of Simulation & Development







Date added

13th March 2020

Job Description

So, you’re an experienced leader in simulation & development with a good, comfortable job. You’ve had the chance to make changes and feel like you’ve made a great impact, but you’re now feeling like your job here is done. Getting itchy feet wanting to find that new challenge where you can make a lasting impression again…well here it is.

I’m working with such an aspirational company that are looking for a Head of Simulation & Development who also shares the same innovative and passionate attitude as them – joining the journey to success! If you’re looking to be part of something truly unique then you’ve found the right opportunity.


This company is working to battle air pollution, greenhouse gases, and food waste – by developing a range of zero-emission technologies powered by liquid nitrogen. They apply these technologies in refrigerated transport, built environment and commercial vehicles. The open-plan office has a real collaborative feel to it, with everyone working together to achieve a greener, cleaner world.

The Role:

This truly unique opportunity requires a leader with a can-do attitude and eager for a new challenge. Someone who is experienced in simulation & analysis, product development & lifecycle validation testing. You’ll be required to manage a team of Development Engineers, Simulation Engineers & Technicians – being able to empathise, communicate effectively & work collaboratively with others is essential. Day to day activity will include:

- Deliver simulation and development work packages across the company.

- Coordinate the product development and validation activities across whole systems and subsystems.

- The focus of this role will be on the Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU); however, you will also support the Test & Build group in the maintenance and quality assurance of test facilities.

- The role will require that you review and underwrite the technical reports and documentations that your team produce and ensure results and recommendations are communicated and delivered efficiently.

- Good understanding of engine and systems validation and durability testing methods including problem solving techniques such as Ishikawa Diagrams, 8D.

- Good understanding of mechanical systems (specifically piston engines), flow systems, thermodynamics and heat transfer fundamentals.

- Experience in system level simulation software preferably GT-SUITE.

- Good interpersonal, negotiation and relationship building skills.

- This role will be based in London, with regular travel to meetings with partners, customers and suppliers in the UK and overseas.

Get in contact with Holly Whetton for more info or click apply!