CAE Engineer - Warwick | 29354 | Zoek UK
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Warwick, Warwickshire, England
Permanent (Full time)
Expleo are currently recruiting for a CAE Engineer to work for a leading high-end Automotive manufacturer based in the UK, with in there body CAE team.
The Body CAE team provides structural analysis and design support to cover disciplines including body structural stiffness, strength, NVH, durability and full vehicle crashworthiness
The role requires the use of FEA tools supported by hand calculations and a strong engineering background to ensure programmes meet their performance, mass and cost targets. This involves owning the analysis of a range of loadcases including crashworthiness, NVH, durability, stiffness and strength.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Analysis of a broad range of finite element models to provide efficient engineering solutions which achieve the required legal and internal performance requirements whilst meeting the programme mass and cost targets
Construction of finite element analysis models
Actively assist in the development of Design targets and standards
Work alongside commodity owners and CAD teams to evolve designs by giving advice on geometry as well as material and fixing selection
Present results at a range of levels within the organisation
Propose and investigate methods for improved accuracy and/or efficiency of AML Body CAE modelling processes
Strong understanding of Finite Element Analysis theory
Experience using the following CAE solvers; Dyna Explicit, DYNA Implicit and Optistruct
Experience using the following CAE pre- and post-processors; Hyperworks, Oasys and ANSA
Experience in the automotive industry with a broad knowledge of engineering design and manufacturing, particularly relating to Body Structures and Safety
Experience in CAE of automotive crashworthiness, structural stiffness and strength, NVH and durability
Knowledge of materials used in the high-performance automotive or aerospace sectors, . aluminium alloys and carbon composites
Knowledge of world safety standards and test procedures
Experience of managing lesser experienced CAE Engineers
Basic knowledge of CAD tools (preferably NX)