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CAE Analyst - Powertrain - 20745

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/01/2012
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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.

The Role:
Position Description:
Powetrain 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 Analyst. Noise Vibration and Harshness, Durability and Performance Emissions and Driveability attributes are covered These activities span the APC, PrePS and Virtual Series product development phases together with supporting Quality and TVM actions.

Skills Required:
Carry out Durability and NVH analysis of a variety Powertrain systems using Finite Element methods. Construct Finite Element models from CAD geometry. Perform normal mode and forced response analysis. Carry out design optimisation studies. Perform fatigue assessments using stress or strain based techniques. Report results in an accurate and concise manner both verbally and in written form. Able to communicate effectively at all levels

Skills Preferred:
Understanding of Powertrain systems

Experience Required:
Proven track record in durability and NVH analysis, preferably in Powertrain systems. Previous use of HYPERWORKS or ABAQUS CAE for pre and post processing and the solvers NASTRAN and ABAQUS

Experience Preferred:
Experience of solid modelling using either Hypermesh or CATIA Proven ability in Finite Element techniques. Previous experience of either NVH or Durability attributes esential. Experience of Powertrain Development & GPDS. Be able to contribute as part of a team. Flexibility to work on many varied tasks, covering both brands and on either Gaydon or Whitley site.

Education Required:
BSc/MSc Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline

Education Preferred:
Candidates from other industries may be considered depending on knowledge and experience.
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