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CAE Engineer, Pedestrian and Occupant Safety Analysis

Homologation & Safety

Newark, CA      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a CAE engineer for pedestrian and occupant safety analyses. This position requires a professional in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) or Multi-body Dynamics Analysis field. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • Perform pedestrian and occupant safety analyses using LS-DYNA and MADYMO
  • Work closely with vehicle design engineers and senior CAE engineers to develop strategies to meet different safety requirements (e.g. US NCAP and Euro NCAP). You will play an important role to support the development of the occupant restraint system.
  • Use your analyses to guide physical tests plan (sled tests), develop test matrix, and correlate test results with simulation results.

Expectations:

  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) or Multi-body Dynamics Analysis skills utilizing software such as LS-DYNA and MADYMO. Ideally direct experience at automotive OEM level.
  • Strong analytical skills to make meaningful conclusions from CAE simulations as well as physical tests. Ability to connect FEA models with the physical systems that the models represent.
  • Ability to articulate technical issues and solutions to all levels of the business.
  • Excellent organizational skills, e.g. clearly documenting all load cases and results.

Advantageous:

  • In-depth knowledge about various safety requirements related to pedestrian and occupant protection.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and above in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Mechanics
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