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  • Job reference: RMS0105588

CAE Engineer- - Body - 21963

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/01/2012
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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:
Development of Automotive Body Component Stiffness and Strength performance for New Product using CAE to meet defined performance targets and support design confirmation, conduct test support and test-to-CAE correlation. Leading small team, including planning and controlling delivery of their work. Able to run baseline CAE analysis, summarise results and feedback conclusions to the Body CAE Project Leader in an efficient manner. Able to work effectively with design teams to develop solutions within defined deadlines and time constraints. Have an awareness of potential design constraints (packaging, manufacturing etc.) and ensure due consideration is given in developing solutions.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Ability to carry out automotive body component stiffness and strength performance development using CAE to meet defined performance targets and support design confirmation
Conduct test support and test-to-CAE correlation
Ability to lead a small team and plan and control their work
Ability to work fast and accurately as a member of a small team
Hyperworks ver. 10 for Pre/Post-Processing (or Ansa/Metapost as a suitable alternative) MSC Nastran SOL101, 103, and 200, including de-bugging of analysis runs
ABAQUS 6.x non-linear (including contacts) - implicit and explicit LS-DYNA implicit and explicit PC Skills
Experience of working in the automotive industry
Very competent in automotive body system and component development using engineering experience and CAE tools
Demonstrated leadership of a small team in the delivery of body component stiffness and strength performance development using CAE to meet defined performance targets
Requires supervision and/or assistance only where t

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Use of Hyperworks Optistruct to develop solutions and optimise designs
Geometry creation in Catia. Excel macro programming
Familiarity and experience of JLR working practices relating to CAE methods and processes. Familiarity and experience of JLR CAD , TCE & Digibuck Familiarity of JLR IT system
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