Senior Engineer Vehicle Simulation


The role is within the Product Development Organization.

Leyland is the centre of light/medium duty truck expertise for PACCAR, and a team of approximately 100 engineers are responsible for the design of the LF range.

The role

  • Responsibility for development and application of Simulink-based energy consumption model for Leyland-engineered products

  • Develop models of sub-systems and integrate supplier component models into vehicle model

  • Validation and verification of simulation results against requirements and test data

  • Develop methods for analysis and characterisation of telematic data

  • Provide insights into effects of component selection on vehicle efficiency

  • Suggest alternatives and recommend new approaches or tools to support continuous process improvement in vehicle modelling and simulation

  • Represent Leyland on PACCAR global simulation team

Experience and Qualifications

  • Demonstrable understanding of fundamental engineering principles, especially as affects vehicle energy consumption

  • Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent qualification / experience is necessary

  • Experience in modelling using Matlab / Simulink software is desirable

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and within a global team environment

  • Strong confident planning, organisation and communication skills at all levels

  • Proven engagement with Six Sigma tools

  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative



Approx £35-40K per annum

We Offer

At Leyland Trucks you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility.  We offer you a career with growth potential.

In addition to a good salary Leyland Trucks offers you the following working conditions:

  • 37 hour working week

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays

  • Defined contribution Master Trust pension arrangement, provided by Aviva

  • Medical Scheme, including dental, optical and outpatient provision

  • Professional development is encouraged and supported, such as education programs and (online) training courses.

Drive your career, join Leyland Trucks.

Contact info

If you recognise yourself in this profile and would like to take on this challenge, we invite you to apply.  Please email your CV to for attention of Jody Clayton.