Lead CAE Engineer - Crashworthiness / NVH

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    Bristol, England

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    Chiara Caterisano

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Job title: Lead CAE Engineer - Crashworthiness / NVH

Salary: DOE

Location: South West

A Lead CAE Engineer is required with knowledge of crashworthiness and/or NVH on Body systems and components to work within the Body Engineering Team of our automotive function.

Due to the development of a new state of the art vehicle this company, an innovative and forward-thinking technology company based in South West requires a well-organised and proactive CAE Lead with experience of leading simulation projects from concept to detail stage.

As a CAE Lead you will be required to:

  • Manage the creation of CAE models from concept to detail stage
  • Lead and mentor junior and senior CAE engineers to deliver engineering solutions and gateway status reports
  • Ensure consistent use of state of the art methods across the team and lead the development of advanced practices
  • Support the definition and monitoring of component, system and vehicle level testing
  • Help develop body and vehicle engineering standards
  • Collaborate closely with the Safety team to develop integrated structure/restraints solutions
  • Integrate performance across all major attributes: NVH, crash worthiness, pedestrian protection and durability, within CAE, Body Engineering and Vehicle Engineering groups

What You Will Need:

  • Master degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (other relevant engineering disciplines will be considered)
  • CAE simulation experience when required
  • Experience leading a team
  • In depth knowledge in the fields of either NVH or Crashworthiness
  • Experience with crashworthiness software or experience with structural dynamic analysis software
  • Very good working knowledge of first engineering principles and fundamentals of body engineering
  • Ability to approach any complex issue using simple approach (hand calculations, excel) and break them down into individual activities, progressively increasing the level of detail.
  • Sound knowledge of materials and manufacturing requirements, mechanical properties and failure mechanism
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriate, concise and accurate fashion, both in writing and verbally
  • Ability to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment
  • Self-starter - ability to work independently and take initiative, solve problems and contribute above and beyond scope of role to support overall project success when required
  • Excellent team-working skills

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of delivering simulation programs within the BIW, composites arena and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the CAE Lead role, please email Chiara Caterisano at Jonathan Lee Recruitment

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