Senior CAE

Job Details

LocationWindsor, ON, Canada
Job TypeContract Full-Time
Degree Requiredmaster

Job Description

We are currently recruiting an experienced Senior CAE to join our team supporting our client in the automotive industry.


  • Analyze durability and structural characteristics of propulsion system components and systems using finite element method
  • Document and report the analysis results and make design recommendations.
  • Ideal candidate would need a respectable mix of ground vehicle product development knowledge and CAE tools usage with FEA method application to analyze various assembly’s configurations


  • Master’s degree or above in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of CAE durability analysis experience in automotive industry
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise using ABAQUS, Nastran, FEMFAT or nCode, ANSA, Hypermesh, Optistruct or equivalent
  • Understanding of solid mechanics, durability/fatigue, vibration, and dynamics.
  • Good knowledge of computer simulation, numerical methods, and FEA theory
  • Strong analytical and technical background in quasi-static, non-linear, durability/fatigue analyses
  • Excellent engineering judgment and ability to find solutions to progress and improve a design
  • Experience with fatigue calculation (under random vibration loads, road load vibration profile, shock profiles etc. with either FEMFAT or nCode)
  • Experience with explicit FEA codes (LS-DYNA, ABAQUS EXPLICIT) is a plus
  • Strong verbal communication, written skills, and presentation skills
  • Should be proficient in use of office software (MS Office, MS TEAMS, MS OUTLOOK, MS SHAREPOINT, etc.)


  • Experience with electrified powertrain component FEA
  • Experience with explicit FEA and codes (LS-DYNA, ABAQUS EXPLICIT)
  • Familiarity with optimization and DOE methods (using iSight, Optistruct, HyperStudy or TOSCA)
  • Practical know-how of manufacturing processes and their effect on product development
  • Familiarity with Linux/UNIX
  • Capability to develop in-house applications is a plus (i.e., Python, C++, Linux scripting, VB scripting)


  • Must be willing and able to travel to the USA, without restrictions, effective on the start date


  • Paid Benefits after 90 days (individual and family) – extended medical, out-of-country coverage, dental etc.
  • Pension eligibility, with employer match, after 1 full year of work (open enrollment every October)

MEDA offers an excellent referral bonus. Great candidates know great candidates

MEDA Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of any of the protected reasons as described in the Ontario Human Rights Code. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities, as described in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Accommodation requests will be reviewed and granted to those that request assistance during our hiring process.
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