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Senior Crashworthiness Engineer

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £45k - 70k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

Senior Crashworthiness Engineer - Guildford - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits

A Senior Crashworthiness Engineer is required to join our client's Design, Development and Engineering Centre for a specialist vehicle manufacturer.

Our client is a world leader in automotive design who have a reputation for innovative design taking a unique approach through creative thinking to deliver complete car programmes from concept through to production. The Crashworthiness Engineer will report to the Chief Engineer

As Senior Crashworthiness Engineer - you will be required to

  • Use FEA to help guide the design and achieve component and assembly targets for mass, stiffness and durability
  • Perform linear and non-linear analyses. The role will include build of full vehicle FE models and subsystems, loadcase derivation, analysis set-up and execution, post-processing of results to generate design recommendations
  • Liaise with the design, development, project management, commercial, prototype and production manufacturing teams, technical partners and suppliers to ensure the designs meet the requirements for timing, performance, manufacturability and cost
  • Support R&D activities and the development of tools and techniques to improve the accuracy and efficiency of the analysis department

As Senior Crashworthiness Engineer - you will have

  • Demonstrable experience using FEA techniques to predict the stiffness, strength and durability of structures
  • Experience of analysing test data and correlation to CAE results
  • Experience using FEA to predict Crashworthiness of Automotive structures
  • Knowledge of crash and safety legislation and consumer test requirements
  • Practical knowledge of Altair's Hyperworks suite of software, including Hypermesh, Radioss, Optistruct and MotionSolve (or equivalent software)

What you will get as Senior Crashworthiness Engineer

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity to work for an innovative design team who take a unique approach to project delivery
  • Career advancement whilst getting the opportunity to work for a smaller OEM, gaining wider experience in your role

Suitably qualified and experienced Crashworthiness Engineers should apply today by contacting Jeff Lane at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446106 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to










Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.