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FEA Engineer- base engine durability

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/01/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Powertrain CAE provide an analysis service to Powertrain development. This comprises Transmissions and driveline, intake and exhaust systems, fuel and cooling systems, gasoline and diesel engines. A vacancy exists for a Finite Element Durability Analyst supporting the Base Engines Durability Team.

Day to day duties:
- Carry out Durability analysis of a variety Powertrain systems using Finite Element methods
- Construct Finite Element models from CAD geometry. Perform normal mode and forced response analysis
- Perform fatigue assessments using stress or strain based techniques
- Carry out design optimisation studies
- Report results in an accurate and concise manner both verbally and in written form

Skills Required:
- Proven track record in Durability analysis, in Powertrain systems and IC engines in particular
- HYPERWORKS/SIMLAB/ABAQUS CAE & VIEWER in addition to the ABAQUS solvers
- Knowledge and understanding of Fatigue analyses and software (e.g. FEMFAT)

Experience Required:
- Experience conducting durability CAE/finite element analysis, preferably within Powertrain
- Strong background experience within Powertrain, with a good working knowledge of base engine/internal combustion
- Candidates from other industries may be considered depending on knowledge and experience.

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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