Automotive Cockpit Performance CAE Analyst

Recruiter
Seismic Ltd.
Location
Warwick
Salary
£20.00 - 26.50 per hour
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a global automotive manufacturer with an iconic brand, has made available a 14 month contract post for an Automotive Cockpit Performance CAE Analyst to be based at their Gaydon location.

The Automotive Cockpit Performance CAE Analyst will be involved with theDevelopment of cockpit performance for new products using CAE to meet defined performance targets, support design confirmation, support physical test definition and achieve test-to-CAE correlation. Operating in a small team, including some level of planning and controlling delivery of work. Work effectively with design teams to develop solutions within defined deadlines and time constraints. The Automotive Cockpit Performance CAE Analyst will have an awareness of potential design constraints (packaging, manufacturing etc.) and ensure due consideration is given in developing solutions.

Qualifications and Experience required for the Automotive Cockpit Performance CAE Analyst role

Required:

  • Demonstration of the knowledge and skills required.
  • Experience of working in the automotive industry preferably with experience of working with Cockpits and plastics.
  • Very 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 LS-DYNA may be acceptable if combined with appropriate software skills.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge and experience of LS-OPT or similar software to develop solutions and optimise designs.
  • Knowledge and experience of NVH software (Nastran, Optistruct) Geometry creation in Catia.
  • Excel macro programming.
  • Familiarity and experience of our client’s working practices relating to CAE methods and processes.
  • Familiarity and experience of our client’s CAD systems to enable efficient data download Familiarity of our client’s IT system.

Key Skills of the Automotive Cockpit Performance CAE Analyst

  • Ability to carry out automotive component performance development using explicit CAE codes (LS-Dyna preferred) and associated pre and post processing software (Oasys suite preferred) to meet defined performance targets and support design confirmation, conduct test support and test-to-CAE correlation.
  • Able to run baseline CAE analysis, summarise results and feedback conclusions to the component Lead Engineers in an efficient manner.
  • Able to interpret component requirements, understand design solutions/constraints and define/assess proposals to meet requirements based on sound engineering principles.

To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately.