Safety and Crashworthiness Simulation Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Troy, MI

Less than 5 years experience  •  Automotive

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17 by Indradeep Roy
Troy, MI
Less than 5 years experience
Automotive
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/03/17 by Indradeep Roy

Job Title: Safety and Crashworthiness Simulation Engineer

Location: Troy, MI
Educational Qualifications: BE/BS/MS
Exp range: 3-10Years

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducting structural design evaluation simulations using nonlinear FEA solver LS-DYNA.
  • Performing full vehicle simulations per IIHS and NHTSA protocol for all high speed frontal, side and rear impact events.
  • Develop correlated simulation models after crash tests and use the correlated model to provide design directions.
  • Collaborate with body structures and restraint team in developing optimized designs.
  • Developing component models and support test engineers in designing new component tests for quick evaluation of countermeasures.
  • Build FE sled models as needed.
  • Document evaluation results and create technical reports.
  • Attend crash tests and vehicle teardowns as necessary.
  • Create technical reports per the guidelines and present to all collaborating teams as needed.

Experience and Skills:

  • Experience in utilizing FEA pre-processing tools (PRIMER, HYPERMESH) and post processing tool (LSDYNA).
  • Strong knowledge of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS).
  • Expertise in analysis of crash test data.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Proficiency in LS-DYNA, PRIMER, D3PLOT, HYPERWORKS and other CAE tools.
  • Ability to work independently and with others.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Strong Analytical skills.
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