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Senior CAE Engineer – Structures/Dynamics

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Engineering  |  ID: REQ-9846


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Senior CAE Engineer – Structures/Dynamics

The Challenge

Senior CAE analyst is responsible for numerical analysis of appliance products for structural integrity under thermal/structural/dynamic loading. The person should have strong background in solid mechanics and good understanding of loading conditions & failure mechanism. The person should have extensive experience in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and proficient with software packages such as Abaqus/ANSYS.

What you will Do

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Global CAE analysts to provide analysis support for appliance products during product design and development process
  • Perform structural/thermal/dynamic analysis using Hypermesh, Abaqus and ADAMS
  • Perform drop/impact analysis using explicit solvers such as Abaqus/Radioss
  • Perform design optimization and propose suitable design changes based on FEA analysis
  • Develop parametric models/tools for various structural and thermal analyses
  • Develop new analysis method/procedure based on business needs
  • Work closely with development labs for co-relation of analytical and experimental results
  • Mentor/coach team members and design engineering in FEA

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MS/PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5-7 years of experience in structural simulations (preferably for consumer appliances products).
  • The person should have extensive experience in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and proficient with software packages such as Abaqus.
  • Knowledge of CAD and PLM tools such as PTC Creo and Windchill.
  • Good experience in solving coupled thermo-structural FEA problems
  • Strong expertise in explicit solvers such as Abaqus/Radioss
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with a passion for learning and teaching. 
  • Good mechanical aptitude and understanding of engineering fundamentals.
  • Good understanding of dynamic analysis methods.
  • Self-starting leader with excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional matrixed organization.
  • Ability to create and document new analysis methods/procedures. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work multiple projects in parallel. 
  • Demonstrated ability to perform FEA, interpret the results and clear presentation of analysis results/design recommendation. 
  • Ability to work in a global virtual environment 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Design experience in consumer products, automotive or other comparable industry. 
  • Exposure to processes likes six-sigma and NPI 
  • Exposure to high end lab equipment in the field of structural/thermal/vibration 

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



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