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CAE Durability Engineer

CAE Durability Engineer
by Admin on 07-19-2023 at 2:35 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Detroit, MI is looking for a Sr CAE Durability Eng. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

  • The associate will play a crucial role in design and development of Driveline assemblies like EDUs, eAxles and conventional axles by performing FEA, durability simulations, weld fatigue simulations, gear-train system dynamics and gear noise thermal sensitivity. The associate will also develop new analysis methods and new analytical tools.
  • Perform structural stress and durability CAE analyses of electrified and conventional Axle system and components, and use the results to guide structural design for current programs and future products.
  • Perform bearing preload thermal sensitivity prediction and gear deflection under NVH load at different temperature for the latest 3-in-1 EDU systems and high-end passenger car programs to improve NVH performance.
  • Perform laser welding distortion, laser welding life prediction, and maintain AAM internal welding programs to support the global CAE operation.

What You Will Need:


  • Master degrees in mechanical engineering or adjacent fields with five years of driveline FEA experience or a PhD with two years of driveline FEA experience.
  • Nonlinear stress and fatigue analysis of drivetrain components using Hyperworks, Abaqus, Nastran, etc. software.
  • Gear design knowledge and experience working with tools like Romax, Masta, T3D and Calyx.
  • Simulation experience in analyzing system dynamics and gear noise of fast spinning gearboxes/transmissions.
  • Solid theoretical background in solid mechanics, numerical analysis methods (FEA), fatigue and optimization methods, and heat treatment material characteristics.
  • Hands-on Python and Matlab programming experience.
  • Experience in simulating laser welding fatigue and the manufacturing process.


  • PhD.
  • Prior experience in performing e-Drive system analyses and traction motor design.

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products
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To view the job application please visit phh.tbe.taleo.net.

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