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CAE / FEA Engineer

CAE / FEA Engineer

Job Title: CAE / FEA Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NG-3934-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 10, 2018 09:53

Job Description

Are you looking to work at the cutting edge in advanced automotive powertrain technologies? Our client are currently looking to recruit a CAE / FEA Engineer at their site in Northampton. This is a chance to develop your career at a truly global business offering a unique combination of support capabilities for powertrain test & development - Engine, transmission, hybrid, software, operating strategy all from one source. With the greater need for reduced fuel consumption and emissions, the need for advanced engine technologies has never been greater. This is your chance to be at the forefront.

3D Analysis Engineer


•    To perform multi-body dynamic analysis of engine systems to support project and customer requirements
•    To carry out analyses using Multi-Body Dynamic techniques combined with hand calculations, spreadsheets, and Finite Element analyses where required to support these calculations
•    To liaise with customers, project teams and sub-contractors and represent the Predictive Analysis Department at Project meetings when required
•    To present results and recommendations of the analysis to the customer
•    To help prepare quotations and develop timing plans
•    To monitor project progress and provide feedback to the Head of Analysis
•    To provide guidance to other members of the analysis team offering coaching and support where necessary


•    A BEng or HNC in Mechanical, Automotive or Aerospace Engineering is desirable, OR
•    2 ‘A’ Levels coupled with some experience in Engineering, OR
•    An Engineering Apprenticeship coupled with some experience in Engineering
•    Membership of a Professional Body is desirable

Skills and Experience

•    Experience of engineering preferably gained within an automotive environment
•    Extensive experience of applying Predictive Analysis techniques in an engineering environment
•    Experience of performing Multi-Body Dynamic analysis and FE analysis
•    Knowledge and working experience of quality systems and procedures is advantageous
•    A high level of computer literacy
•    Knowledge of general engineering fundamentals
•    Good knowledge of multi-body analysis techniques
•    A high level of proficiency in a major multi-body dynamics analysis code, preferably AVL/Excite
•    Working knowledge of a major finite element analysis code, preferably Abaqus