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Job titleCAE Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary GBP
LocationUK South
Bonus Package
Job description

Do you have a strong track record in structural modelling and simulation? Do you want to work for a leading electrification company in the aviation/aerospace market? An industry-leading company specialising in highly technical projects focused on the electrification of the aerospace and aviation markets is currently looking for a CAE Engineer to join their team.


The company

Operating in the aerospace and aviation market, our client is truly leading the way in zero-emissions, electric flight as well as the design and manufacturing of bespoke energy storage solutions. They have a strong heritage in the aviation space as well as a background in both the F1 and automotive markets. This combination makes them a market leader in aviation/aerospace electrification, working on innovative, highly technical projects.

Working on projects ranging from battery systems, to thermal management systems, to power electronics, out client lead the way in the electrification of the aviation space and aim to be a driving force in the shift to electric across the market.


The role

As CAE Engineer you’ll be responsible for the ownership of structural FEA modelling and simulation activities. You’ll be developing toolchains, implementing best practice and running modelling and simulation, ensuring the technical delivery of these is done on time and to specification.


Responsibilities include:

  • Owning structural FEA modelling and simulation
  • Setting up toolchains
  • Creating and implementing best practice procedures for modelling and simulation
  • Creating models of battery systems and components
  • Working with test engineers to refine models
  • Running simulations to optimise designs
  • Assisting in the design of mechanical components


The requirements

You will have at least 5 years of experience in structural modelling and simulation, as well as…

  • Relevant science/engineering degree
  • Experience with structural modelling and simulation, including CFRP
  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • Experience with Siemens NX and Ansys Mechanical
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple project/activites
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively when required
  • Membership of an industry-related professional body desirable but not essential




Important information

FMC Contact for this role: Kai Colby (

Reference number: 9173

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