CAE Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Novi, MI

11 - 15 years experience  •  Automotive.

$100K - $120K
Posted on 03/01/18 by Debra Nicholas
Confidential Company
Novi, MI
11 - 15 years experience
$100K - $120K
Posted on 03/01/18 Debra Nicholas

CFD/HVAC/Thermal analysis. Candidate will support and guide product structural design through simulation experience with OEM in automotive.

  • Lead CAE analysis works and coordinate outsource CAE supplier in development of project.
  • Build CAE report according to customer requirement, present qualified report to customer.
  • Build and develop CAE models for air outlet, air duct, charge air ducts, etc. and make system simulation.
  • Interact with product engineering team to identify potential CAE issues, to conduct root cause analysis, and to provide technical proposals and solutions to resolve engineering problems.
  • Support physical sample testing equipment construction based on CAE principle, keeping sample testing method the same as CAE analysis.
  • Develop internal training and build CAE team.
  • Develop innovative concept based on creative simulation.
  • Responsible for documentation and review of component CAE analysis specification, analysis guides and templates.
  • Capitalize experience from the CAE analysis project through lessons learned process.
  • Share benchmark information with China development team.
  • Report to Design Manager at North America office.


  • Masters or Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Engineering or Design Engineering
  • 10+ years experience in CFD/HVAC/Thermal Management System Simulation with automotive OEM or supplier. 
  • Experience in air outlet or air duct development
  • 5+ years experiencerequired in using Star CCM+ software packaged for automotive systems and vehicles.
  • Experience in local automotive OEM (GM, Ford, FCA) is a plus.
  • Experience in using Abaqus,and HyperWorks suite on structural simulation (FEA) is a plus.
  • Team player with communication and coordination skills and executive ability.
  • Excellent English language skills; both written and verbal.

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