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Senior Engineer, Safety CAE

Senior Engineer, Safety CAE

Job Title: Senior Engineer, Safety CAE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norfolk
Salary: Market rates
Start Date: asap
Reference: GF4644
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2019 09:19

Job Description

Senior Engineer, Safety CAE
Market salaries and bens

Our Automotive OEM is looking to grow their CAE department across Crash, Durability and Safety. This role is for a Senior Engineer, Safety CAE and they are seeking someone with crash occupant CAE analysis experience.

Duties / Responsibilities:
Primary purpose of the role is to perform crash occupant CAE analysis to support Engineering design function within Engineering on the companies product and external client projects.
As a member of the crash CAE team the successful candidate will be responsible for delivery relevant analysis results to support the development of projects for the business and external clients. The successful candidate will work with the design teams to ensure vehicle, system and component  targets are met from the concept stage through to detailed design and to physical test support and correlation.
What is expected to be delivered and what action will this require?
Deliver of accurate, timely and directional analysis results
Model build, analysis, results interrogation, interpretation and recommendation
Occupant crash analysis of vehicle load cases working with structure and trim models to develop solutions to meet vehicle targets
Development of simulation material models from test data and material data sheets
Presentation of CAE results and recommendation to cross function audience up to director level
Report writing
Contribution towards the development and delivery of the department's strategic goals
Proficient data retention practices for CAE data and documentation

Qualifications and Experience

Essential Criteria:
Mechanical Engineering Degree
CAE role in at least 3 vehicle projects at OEM or Tier 1 level
Experience of the occupant crash development process from initial concept stages to final sign-off to include solution development and correlation
Proficient use of MS/Office software
Highly proficient at using Altair Hypermesh, Oasys Primer and LS/Dyna or similar tools
Capability to think in 3D and use of classical methods

Desirable Criteria:
Knowledge of riv-bonded aluminium structures
Vehicle structure crash simulation
Occupant restraint system modelling (airbag, seatbelts)

To apply please forward an MS Word formatted version of your CV across for our review and consideration.