FEA Tools and Methods Engineer

Salary: Up to £65,000 depending on experience

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: South East

Reference: 28760jh

Expiration date: 22 April 2018


A vacancy has arisen for an FEA Tools and Methods Engineer on a Fixed term permanent staff basis (12 Months) to work with our multi world championship winning F1 racing client based in the Bedfordshire area.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a world renowned brand while they compete on the world motorsport stage.

With a proven track record in engineering analysis and simulation you will find yourself as a member of their tools development team that will see you working on projects which define the next generation of FEA techniques.

As an FEA Tools Engineer you will work alongside the Structures team to ensure they have the best tools and optimum processes to enable the team to transform designs into reality as fast and efficiently as possible without sacrificing reliability with a strong emphasis on more advanced and accurate FE analyses.

You should be familiar with FEA analyses and methods with the ability to develop new process ideas from concept through to production. In addition, you should preferably be comfortable with:

  • ABAQUS and have the a natural ability to support other ABAQUS users, with specific emphasis on debugging complicated models in both standard and explicit
  • Using python to create scripts and plug-ins which remove time consuming user operations,
  • Working with Linux operating systems and queuing systems to ensure that workflows are optimal and automated,
  • A natural ability to find solutions when faced with difficult problems.

Furthermore, experience with the following would be a distinct advantage:

  • An ability to code with C++ in conjunction with ABAQUS Output Databases,
  • An ability to use commercial fatigue codes,
  • The use of commercial optimisation codes specifically with composites.

This vacancy is for a 12 months fixed term period.