FEA Engineer - Charging


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  R&D/Engineering

Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for an FEA Engineer located at their Auburn Hills Corporate Office.  


If you have experience with CAE analysis and tools, then this position might be right for you! 



Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical leadership and direction to customer focused teams of designers and engineers relative to products design
  • Develop robust technical solutions
  • Conduct appropriate CAE analysis and assist to develop proper design
  • Direct and lead work with outsource CAE support to develop high quality meshed models
  • Perform analysis on new design and product changes as required
  • Set direction for design standards utilizing the CAE tools available
  • Work with the test lab to verify CAE analysis and actual part validation is normalized
  • Write CAE reports to include conclusions, assumptions, and recommendations
  • Establish Design criteria based on CAE analysis and knowledge
  • Support CAE reviews internally and with customers
  • Assist to establish production feasibility of designs working with vendors, engineers, and plant colleagues
  • Generate and follow-up on cost reductions
  • Communicate with international CAE team to help develop CAE strategy for standardization
  • Act as senior level liaison with customers, suppliers and engineers
  • Supports and participates in new business development initiatives



Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with Abaqus and Hypermesh software suites
  • 5+ years experience of CAE engineering for mechanical or electical assemblies
  • 5+ years working with CAE tools in support of automotive customers
  • Knowledge of customer specifications and competitive technical solutions
  • Excellent verbal, technical writing, interpersonal and organizational skills required
  • Knowledge of CAD, DOE, GD&T, DFMEA, ECM, Robust Design, and PTS
  • Hands on experience in solving highly non-linear problems with Abaqus/Explicit Solver and Implicit Dynamics 
  • Must have prior experience of simulating seals and elastomers
  • Knowledge of “Connector Elements and mechanism analysis using ABAQUS” would be an added advantage
  • Experience with charging systems for EV preferred




Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit