CAE Development Engineer - Automotive Closure Systems

Recruiter
Contechs Consulting Limited
Location
Warwick
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
26 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our high profile client in the automotive industry is currently looking to recruit a ‘CAE Development Engineer’ to work at their busy site in Gaydon in the West Midlands.

Position Description:
  • Development of Closure Systems (Doors, Bonnet, Tailgates) and Closure Trim performance for Durability, NVH and Safety attributes using CAE methods to meet defined performance targets.
  • Working with and supporting the Closures Doors and Lids COC teams with component design direction.
  • Support design confirmation, conduct test support and test-to-CAE correlation.
  • Operating in a small team, including support of planning and controlling delivery of work.
  • Able to run baseline CAE analysis, summarise results and feedback conclusions to the component Lead Engineers in an efficient manner.
  • Able to work effectively with design teams to develop solutions within defined deadlines and time constraints.
  • Have an awareness of potential design constraints (packaging, manufacturing etc.) and ensure due consideration is given in developing solutions."

Skills Required:

  • Ability to carry out automotive component performance development using CAE techniques to meet defined performance targets and support design confirmation, conduct test support and test-to-CAE correlation.
  • Previous experience and background in solving complex technical ideas and challenges
  • Previous experience of Durability, NVH and/or Safety (Bonnet Pedestrian) component/system level development using CAE to meet defined performance targets
  • Competent in the use Abaqus explicit and/or implicit and Nastran/Optistruct/Dyna software and associated pre and post processing packages.
  • Hyperworks ver. 13/14 for Pre/Post-Processing. (or Ansa/Metapost as a suitable alternative)

Experience Required:

  • Ability to work fast and accurately as a member of a small team.
  • PC Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Demonstration of the knowledge and skills required.
  • Experience of working in the automotive industry.
  • Competent in automotive component development using engineering experience and CAE tools.
  • Requires supervision and/or assistance only where the issues or situation faced is highly complex and/or business critical.
  • Experience in other fields of development using Abaqus/Nastran/Optistruct/Dyna may be acceptable if combined with appropriate software skills.
  • Educated to a minimum of degree level in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent technical subject

Experience Preferred:

  • Use of Optistruct or similar software to develop solutions and optimise designs.
  • Geometry creation in Catia.
  • Excel macro programming.
  • Familiarity and experience of automotive working practices relating to CAE methods and processes.
  • Familiarity and experience of CAD, TCE & Digibuck
  • Familiarity of automotive IT system

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted

*All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship or restriction


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81467237

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