Senior CAE Analyst - NVH & Durability

Livonia, MI
Full Time
CAE Engineering - 1501

At Roush, we fuse technology and engineering to provide product development solutions to customers in a diverse range of industries. Widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototype, and manufacturing services to the transportation industry, Roush also provides significant support to the aerospace, defense and theme park industries. With over 4,000 employees in facilities throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America, our unique combination of creativity and tenacity activates big ideas on a global stage.  We want motivated, ambitious people who put the needs of our customers first, bring creativity to their work and will do whatever it takes to achieve success.  If you share our passion for providing innovative solutions to complex challenges, we want you on our team.

At Roush, we work alongside the best and brightest to do incredibly cool things you wouldn’t believe. At Roush, you are part of building the future.

Roush’s Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) department is seeking a Senior NVH & Durability Analyst to join our team! As a Senior NVH & Durability Analyst, you will perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to solve Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH) and durability problems to aid engineering in the upfront design of vehicle, aerospace, and amusement park ride structures.  The Senior NVH & Durability Analyst will build FEA models and conduct CAE analyses supported with sound engineering explanations and hand calculations.

As a Senior NVH & Durability Analyst, you will:

  • Build FEA models for various applications in the automotive, aerospace, and industrial segments using commercial software (MSC-NASTRAN, ABAQUS, and ANSYS Mechanical).
  • Conduct CAE analysis independently using CAE tools.
  • Support analysis with sound engineering explanation and hand calculations.
  • Review results with lead engineer or supervisor and share with the customer.
  • Recommend alternative analysis approaches and design solutions to meet the functional targets.
  • Interface with customer to complete tasks with a high level of quality while meeting timelines.
  • Contribute to existing and develop new analyses capability as part of continuous improvement.
  • Maintain pertinent information in assigned location and perform data cleanup.
  • Interact confidently and professionally with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Learn different computer-aided engineering software packages quickly.

Minimum qualifications to be considered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of CAE (Computer-Aided Engineering) experience
  • Experience in modal, point mobility, and acoustic analysis
  • Experience in strength, stiffness and stress (including thermal) in linear and nonlinear (material and contact) domains
  • Experience in size, shape, and other optimization analysis using optimization tools
  • Strong fundamental knowledge in strength of materials and failure theory for metals and composites and vibration concepts
  • Strong aptitude in modeling and simulation with ability to solve engineering problems
  • Good understanding of kinematics, static, and dynamics
  • Advanced software skills in finite element pre-processors, solvers, and post-processors (Altair Hyperworks, ANSA & META, NASTRAN, ABAQUS, OPTISTRUCT, ANSYS, nCode) and Finite Element Method Fatigue (FEMFAT)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

A successful candidate may also have:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering specializing in structural dynamics and mechanics, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), or fatigue theory, noise and vibration, and 3 years of Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) experience
  • Experience in advanced simulation tools such as Simcenter Amesim, and application in autonomous and electric vehicles
  • Experience with full vehicle ‘CAE to Test’ correlation
  • Experience with performance optimization and trade-off evaluations for multi-body systems
  • Experience with suspension and powertrain integration into vehicles using CAE techniques
  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident allowing for International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliance


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Our Full-Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, earned sick time, STD, LTD, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

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