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CAE Manager (NVH) - Up to £60,000 + Excellent Benefits

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CAE Manager (NVH)

Up to £60,000 + Excellent Benefits

West Midlands


A CAE Manager (NVH) is required with the ability to construct a full vehicle NVH model from scratch for a position based in Warwickshire.

Our client, a global automotive OEM based in Gaydon requires a CAE Manager (NVH) to:

  • Provide a structural analysis capability and design support to the Body Engineering team. This will entail the use of CAE tools and other calculation methods to assist in the design of components, systems and full vehicle to meet performance, weight and cost targets
  • Construction of finite element analysis models within existing naming, numbering and model construction processes
  • Generate the modal alignment charts and determine global vehicle stiffness targets
  • Liaise with NVH attribute team to develop Body targets
  • Assist elsewhere 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;
  • Selection of appropriate CAE hardware and software systems;
  • Development of CAE methods and processes;

The CAE Manager (NVH) should have the following skills:

  • Engineering Degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Aeronautical or similar fields
  • Background in automotive engineering
  • Previous experience working on vehicle programmes in a lead role - overseeing the work of other engineers
  • Extensive skills using NASTRAN and/or Optistruct to deliver NVH attribute performance
  • A broad knowledge of automotive engineering design and manufacturing, particularly relating to body structures
  • 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
  • Ability to construct a full vehicle NVH model from scratch
  • Hands-on experience of FE pre- and post-processing software (e.g. Hyperworks, Oasys suite, etc.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262-