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Job titlePassive Safety CAE Expert
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary65,000 - 75,000 GBP
LocationUK West
Bonus PackageYes
Job description

Are you an experienced mechanical engineer with a track record of leading passive safety system developments? Our client has a rich heritage in the development of iconic and exclusive sports car models and is looking for a Passive Safety CAE Expert to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a hands-on, dynamic environment with automotive technology that is paving the way for hybrid and electric vehicles.  
The role 

In this role, you’ll bring your impressive knowledge of passive safety CAE and its accompanying legislation to knit together the function of a range of luxury models. The full range of your expertise will be utilised to develop working methods and practices and influence safety strategy; you will continue to develop high-level knowledge of the latest passive safety CAE developments to innovate concept work for future technology and stimulate new solutions to existing problems.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Leading and performing product development
  • Guiding the delivery of Safety CAE engineers
  • Delivering projects on time and to budget
  • Liaising with external stakeholders 
  • Owning technical engagements to ensure successful delivery of projects 
  • Conveying technical information to non-technical stakeholders
  • Developing and maintaining technical documentation

The requirements 
Strong (5+ years’) experience of using LS-Dyna Passive Safety CAE Engineering and Development is crucial to this role, as well as:

  • Degree educated in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent work experience)
  • Chartered Engineer with NCAP and legislative passive safety experience
  • Strong understanding of controllability of vehicles and vehicle dynamics
  • Familiar with in-vehicle networks and protocols
  • Excellent information-gathering gathering skills and data analysis 
  • Able to confidently undertake the product development cycle
  • Highly organised with experience in delivering projects in a time-dependent, high-pressure environment
  • Driven team player and able to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills  

Important information
Reference number: 13747
FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade (

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