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Applications Engineer- CAE

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/06/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/07/18)
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The Role:
The PLM programme team is responsible for all aspects of PLM toolset selection, implementation, use and support. The team is employed to replace a complex array of legacy systems inherited as part of the separation from Ford. The focus is to move Engineering Operations out of their current toolsets and move them into a PLM suite which will open opportunities for more efficient delivery of our vehicle programmes delivery great products faster to our customers. The CAE Team are responsible for delivering technical solutions across various work streams covering functional capabilities such as CAE Templated workflows, Simulation Processes, CAE Analysis for Analyst and Designer roles. This role will support the delivery of projects and their interdependencies in support of specific business strategies. Typically, this will involve the planning, co-ordination & delivery of specific projects within the PLM team.

Skills Required:
1) An understanding of CAE process requirements
2) Experience with CAE tools
3) Experience of process integration

Experience Required:
- Experience of executing CAD or CAE activities within a PDM-managed environment
- Previous experience of PLM programmes and Project Management with track record of delivery
- Methodical detailed approach to work context
- Analytical skills to identify how one issue can impact on another and put in place the required interventions through support or from own knowledge base
- Ability to present complex data & issues to a varied audience
- Experience of Problem Resolution using structured approaches
- Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred
- Have requirement gathering and testing skills, knowledge of verification and validation techniques and the ability to assess solution change requests

Experience Preferred:
- Experience with specific CAE tools such as Hyperworks, ANSA, including automation of those tools, is desirable
- Experience of process integration with tools such as Isight is desirable
- Experience of Dassault Systemes SLM and/or Process Composer is desirable
- Experience working in the automotive industry in the Product Development domain would be desirable
- Experience of stakeholder management at all levels
- Commercially astute with an ability to understand the business function that this role supports
- Have the confidence to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

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