CAE Manager (NVH)

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    Warwickshire, England

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    £50000 - £55000 per annum

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    Shannon Wade

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    about 1 year ago

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CAE NVH Manager


£50,000 to £55,000pa

Gaydon, Warwickshire


A CAE NVH Manager is required to lead a CAE team with NVH capability to deliver programme targets and develop analysis methodologies.

Due to continued growth this company, a based in Warwickshire requires an CAE NVH Manager with experience of leading vehicle programmes within NVH CAE. As an CAE NVH Manager you will be required 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 NVH Manager should have the following skills or experience:

  • Background in automotive engineering through degree or professional experience
  • Worked on vehicle programmes in a NVH CAE lead role - overseeing the work of other engineers
  • Worked on vehicle programmes using NASTRAN and/or Optistruct to deliver NVH attribute performance
  • Worked on vehicle programmes having experienced 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.)
  • Ability to construct a coupled structural /acoustic cavity model from scratch
  • Ability to manage and oversee CAE Engineers
  • Have the knowledge and understanding to generate stiffness, strength and NVH load cases for all vehicle systems

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with experience of leading NVH CAE vehicle programmes.

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high. If you have any questions about the CAE NVH Manager role or would like to apply, please contact Shannon Wade at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 889262

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