CAE Analyst - Automotive R&D

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering
West Midlands
£26 to £26 per hour
Salary Description:
£26 per hour
Premea Limited
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Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Research and Development

Position Description:
- Development of xyz performance for Durability, NVH and Safety attributes using CAE methods to meet defined performance targets.
- Working with and supporting the R&T teams with Body CoC 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:
3 Key Skills:
1) 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.
2) Competent in the use Abaqus explicit and/or implicit and Nastran/Optistruct/Dyna software and associated pre and post processing packages.
3) Composite Component Analysis Experience

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 client working practices relating to CAE methods and processes.
Familiarity and experience of client CAD , TCE & Digibuck
Familiarity of client IT system
Clean Driving Licence.

Additional Information :
Broad Knowledge of Automotive systems and Components and Packaging.

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.

Contact Details:
Premea Limited
Tel: +44(0)1926 298890
Fax: +44(0)1926 298908
Contact: Chris Wright

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