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Vyhledávač nabídek zaměstnání Safran

Dynamic FEA Engineer III


Job details

General information

Entity

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats. One million seats made by the company are now in service worldwide.   

Reference number

2019-77242  

Job details

Main domain/Job field

Research, design and development - Testing

Job title

Dynamic FEA Engineer III

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category

Professional, Engineer & Manager

Part time / Full time

Full-time

Job description

1) 1) Occupational Summary:

The individual is responsible for performing dynamic impact simulation independently. The individual will also be responsible for developing new and time saving finite element modeling techniques.

2) Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):

A) Implement proper Engineering Approach in Design Process.
B) Responsible for design validation with respect to applicable requirements utilizing analytical process and testing as necessary.
C) Analyze design and test data to implement proper engineering approach into FE model.
D) Implement analytical approach and establish correlation with actual test data.
E) Set up the model for impact simulation for 16 and 14G loading conditions using Altair tools and/or LS-Prepost.
F) Perform FEA on detail parts and assemblies to verify compliance with structural and occupant injury criteria.
G) Perform necessary linear/non-linear static analysis and dynamic simulation.
H) Perform Pre and Post processing.
I) Perform topology analysis and shape/weight optimization using Altair Opti-Struct.
J) Perform FEA on composite structures and injection molded part.
K) Work with design and certification engineers as well as with test laboratory to provide best possible designs.
L) Comply with Zodiac Seats procedures (QAP) and certification internal procedures.
M) Document all design validation work (including FEA) and maintain database.
N) Provides technical guidance to design validation engineers I & II and establishes best practices.
O) Ensures quality of model and analysis and on time completion.
P) Provides status and schedule updates to department head and other appropriate entities on a regular basis.
Q) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel specifictity

5) Travel:

•More than one week of total traveling per year; international and domestic

Candidate skills & requirements

3) Qualification Requirements:

A) Knowledge and Skills:

i) Must have a strong background in structural engineering and strength of materials.
ii) Must have broad understanding of finite element analysis and failure modes.
iii) Must have FEA experience using LS-Dyna or Radioss. In addition, must have experience using Altair HyperWorks suite or ANSYS. Knowledge of NASTRAN or ABAQUS is preferred.
iv) Knowledge of stochastic/statistical tools (DOE) and Optimization tools is preferred.
v) Knowledge of composites is required. Must understand failure mode for sandwich composites and design layups for seat structures.
vi) Knowledge of modeling seat belts is required.
vii) Must have excellent knowledge of ATDs (Anthropomorphic test device) hardware and models.
viii) Must be detail oriented and have sound engineering judgment.
ix) Must be self-motivated and a self-starter.
x) Must have ability to think strategically and solve problems.
xi) Must be able to communicate efficiently in writing and verbally.
xii) Must be able to operate standard office equipment.
xiii) Must be able to perform standard stress analysis.
xiv) Must be able to generate documents such as, plans, data sheets and reports.
xv) Must be willing to perform tests and some physical work at the test laboratory, as required.
xvi) Basic ProE/CATIA skill is preferred.
xvii) Extensive technological knowledge of all phase of engineering applicable to the seating products is preferred.
xviii) Familiarity with FAA regulations, Boeing/Airbus specifications is preferred.
xix) Must be able to communicate well with internal departments, customers, and regulatory agencies.
xx) Must be presentable and write technical presentations

B) Education and Experience:

Must have a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Aeronautical Engineering or related. Requires 4 years of FEA related experience using LS-Dyna or Radioss. In addition, must have experience using Altair HyperWorks suite or ANSYS. Knowledge of NASTRAN or ANSYS is preferred.

OR

Must have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Aeronautical Engineering or related. Requires 6 years of FEA related experience using LS-Dyna or Radioss. In addition, must have experience using Altair HyperWorks suite or ANSYS. Knowledge of NASTRAN or ANSYS is preferred.

Job location

Job location

North America, United States, Texas

City (-ies)

Gainesville

Applicant criteria

Minimum education level achieved

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum experience level required

More than 5 years