Project Engineer - CAE

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Project Engineer - CAE

Are you an experienced CAE Engineer with LS Dyna experience? Would you like to work within a small team with a large reach of responsibilities? Would you enjoy working with new vehicle programmes for a luxury British car manufacturer?

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity within a world-famous OEM, based within their state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon. You will be a part of a successful and dynamic team where you will be encouraged to take on challenges that arise. You will be responsible for CAE crash analysis for new vehicle programs and to provide a structural analysis capability and design support to the Body Engineering team.

Your requirements:
-Degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Aeronautical Engineering or similar
-Postgraduate degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Aeronautical Engineering or similar
-Experience using LS-Dyna Explicit, LS-DYNA Implicit and Nastran or Optistruct
-A broad knowledge of automotive engineering design and manufacturing, particularly relating to Body Structures and Safety with some experience in NX
-Working knowledge of world safety standards and test procedures
-Excellent understanding of mechanical engineering theory and practice
-Knowledge of materials used in the high-performance automotive or aerospace sectors, e.g. aluminium alloys and carbon composites
-Hands-on experience of FE pre- and post-processing software (e.g. Hyperworks, Oasys suite, Ansa, Medina Mesher, etc.)
-Have the ability to construct a full vehicle crash model from scratch
-Ability to manage and oversee lesser experienced CAE Engineers
-Must be able to learn and adapt quickly, multitask and prioritise and as well to be keen to take on challenges.

Your responsibilities:
-Construction of finite element analysis models within existing naming, numbering and model construction processes;
-Assist in target setting process, including development of Design Specifications;
-Responsibility for leading the Failure Mode Avoidance (FMA) process and ensuring that components/systems meet all relevant targets;
-Support the Body Engineering CAD teams, including advice on geometry, materials and fixings;
-Provide support for PMT and PMST functions as necessary;

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is an award-winning authority in technology and engineering recruitment, filling specialist positions across some of the most ambitious technology and engineering industries in the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

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Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.