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CAE Engineer

Fishers, Indiana
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
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thyssenkrupp is an international group of companies comprising largely of independent industrial and technology businesses and employing more than 100,000 people. Across 56 countries it generated sales of €34 billion in fiscal 2020/2021. Backed by extensive technological know-how, the businesses and all employees develop cost-effective and resource-friendly solutions to the challenges of the future, especially in the fields of climate protection, the energy transition, digital transformation in the industry and mobility of the future. Under the umbrella brand thyssenkrupp, the group creates long-term value with innovative products, technologies and services and helps make life better for future generations.


Our Automotive Technology business is passionate about the automotive industry and produces as well as markets high-tech automotive components worldwide. With over 20,000 employees, we are responsible for the success of this business. Our product and service range includes chassis technologies such as steering and damper systems and the assembly of axle systems as well as powertrain components for conventional and alternative engines. We also develop assembly systems for body-in-white construction and produce lightweight car body components in series.

thyssenkrupp Presta North America is a global leader in automotive components technology and the leading steering systems supplier for the automotive industry. thyssenkrupp Presta North America provides the industry with high-quality manual and electric steering columns, rack and pinion steering gears, and electric power assisted steering gears. thyssenkrupp Presta North America is part of the thyssenkrupp Presta AG group, headquartered in Eschen, Liechtenstein. In 2003, our manufacturing facility was established in the South Industrial Park of Terre Haute, Indiana. Beginning with just one assembly line, a handful of employees and 58,000 square feet, the company has grown to over 450 employees and 224,000 square feet. In addition, we have an office on northeast side of Indianapolis where the Procurement and Supplier Development Department, Business Development and Product Engineering are now located. We have a third location in Troy, Michigan which houses our Sales Engineering, Logistics Distribution Center for USA, and Customer Resident Engineering.

Your responsibilities

FEM & simulation engineer with orientation vibration and acoustics

Create and maintain FEA models for NVH for internal use
Interface internally on simulation results and change request
Application of specific calculations- and simulation-tools (MatLab, ANSYS, Hypermesh)
Carrying out structural analysis using standard FE analysis tool, performing hand calculations and providing engineering conclusions based on the analysis data
Ensure design robustness through 3D modeling, stress analysis, interface verification and 2D tolerance stack up study, provide design solution for robustness improvement
Correlate simulation based on Hardware NVH measurements
Continuous product improvement as well as supply and troubleshooting during the development- and serial-production-process
Determine root cause of a product failure
Generate reports and appropriate documentation
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Education and/or Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, with focus on vibration and acoustics.
2 to 3 years of automotive system analysis.
Extremely high technical comprehension and enthusiasm for advanced technical solutions.
Experience in numerical calculations and software application required, specific skills in Hypermesh and ANSYS APDL desired. Experience in Nastran a plus.
Distinctive theoretical and analytical competence.
Experience in manufacturing processes such as stamping and casting technologies a plus.
Knowledge in different material modeling and working with nonlinear problems.
Hardware testing knowledge is a plus.

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  • Job Reference: 673979656-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: thyssenkrupp Presta North America LLC
  • Location: Fishers, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent