Graduate Predictive & Test Engineer

Posted 07 June 2024
Salary Up to £24000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Contact NameScott Smith

Job description

Job Title: Graduate Predictive & Test Engineer

Location: Blackwood

Employment Type: Full time, permanent

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, Days Regular

Salary: £24000 per year (Graduate Renumeration Scheme in place with incremental pay increases).

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Graduate Predictive & Test Engineer to join our well-established client based in the Blackwood area.

This role presents a unique chance to become a part of a dedicated team within a well-established company.


Working within the Engineering team with a focus on Simulation and Test. The ability to visualise problems and then express and investigate within a simulation package is vital. The person will have the drive to develop themselves in the job by applying their current knowledge to a practical work environment and building upon it to benefit both the individual and the business. To achieve this, the individual will need to marry their design & simulation skills to component testing and be willing to learn and contribute ideas for the early validation of design and process. The candidate should have good practical abilities and a desire to get hands on with our wide range of test equipment and rigs.

Key Responsibilities:

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

  • Operating and contributing to maintenance of several test rigs.

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

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

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

  • 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.

Key Requirements:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree (or similar field).

  • FEA knowledge is desirable.

  • Good knowledge of fluid mechanics and CFD would be advantageous.

  • Good general computing skills including visual basic.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good practical skills and a desire to work in a hands-on environment.

  • Maintain a high standard of Health and Safety.

  • Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to internal stakeholders, customers, & suppliers in a clear and concise manner.

  • Strong technical & analytical knowledge with "thinking outside of the box" mind set.

  • Ensure that all work activities and records comply with Company Policies, Procedures and Codes of Practice.

  • Valid UK Driving license & Passport - Willing and able to travel globally.

How to Apply:

Contact Number: 01495 364236

Email Address:

We thank you for considering Candour Talent Recruitment for your career aspirations and encourage you to continue exploring opportunities with us in the future. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV.

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