Senior CAE Engineer, Durability

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As Senior Durability CAE Engineer, you will be leading the assessment of durability attribute for various vehicle subsystems like Suspension, Body Structures, Powertrain, Battery Pack, interiors, exteriors, closures, seating etc. Along with CAE assessments, you will also be involved in testing activities such as test plan development, test to CAE correlation, testing & validation etc. You will have opportunity to drive the design changes by directly working with design teams by running trade-off studies and design optimization loops. You will work with different testing activities like Regulatory, Certification, and Compliance testing as well as different full-system, sub-system & component level testing.

You will be working with team members with different experience levels, and you will have opportunity to engineer groundbreaking products through amazing innovations.

The Role:

  • Perform strength, stiffness, and fatigue analysis on different vehicle subsystems (chassis, closures, body structure, powertrain etc)
  • Perform correlation between test and CAE
  • Maintain traceable documentation for all durability analysis and test work
  • Able to create FEM mesh from CAD or from rough sketches
  • Support design engineers in making sure the parts meet all the durability requirements
  • Able to learn and use different CAE software tools (nCode Design Life, ANSA, MetaPost, OptiStruct, Hyperworks CAE products, ADAMS etc).
  • Test and benchmark new analysis tools and techniques. Participate in new CAE method development, process automation and benchmarking tasks.


  • 5 + years of related experience ; Bachelor's or a higher degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Experience in vehicle level CAE analysis, testing and development
  • Experience with performing linear analysis, non-linear analysis, fatigue analysis, design optimization, dynamic analysis with industry standard CAE tools.
  • Sound fundamental knowledge of structures and mechanics of materials
  • Proficiency in using ANSA, HyperMesh, HyperView, MetaPost, nCode, OptiStruct or similar CAE softwares.
  • Strong knowledge of vehicle performance requirements, deriving load cases from requirements, setting performance targets, developing testing and validation plans.

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