CAE Modeling Lead
General Motors

Warren, Michigan

Posted in Automotive

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Job Info

Job Description

Virtual Design, Development & Validation - Modeling Lead: You will be responsible for project management, development and delivery of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) models for full vehicle.

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be onsite 1-3 times per week.

  • Project Management and leadership in planning and execution of full vehicle and subsystems models for programs to process time and consumer requirements
  • Collaborate with VDDV consumer base and develop robust statement of requirements (SoR) for each modeling event
  • Interact, proactively engage, effectively communicate and coordinate with Vehicle Performance Integration Manager/Design Release Engineer/Design Engineer/Suppliers/ Performance/Program teams to develop and refine plans for model builds while continuously assessing and mitigating risk.
  • Lead and influence globally distributed team for model builds
  • Perform risk assessment, monitor progress and enable first time quality and ontime delivery of models
  • Actively participate and contribute to department process, speed and quality improvement meetings
  • Lead conducting robust root cause and preventive action summary on quality improvement opportunities on full vehicle safety, body, trim structure (nvh) and flex models.
  • Identify & Lead efficiency and effectiveness improvement opportunities for master models builds
  • Actively apply process integration principles on day to day activities and propose improvements
  • Perform full Virtual Vehicle assembly, integration and quality checks on models
  • Stay abreast with new modeling technology and apply on the projects being implemented
  • Provide technical leadership and lead road to lab to math projects in alignment with Technology Roadmaps & Vision for modeling enterprise

Additional Job Description
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Physics
  • 8 + years relevant experience in CAE / Design core / Validation or Design Release.
  • Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) theory and application
  • Experienced with Computer aided software tools, example: ANSA, HYPERMESH, LS-DYNA, Optistruct/NASTRAN, ABAQUS, Primer, Siemens NX
  • Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) theory and application

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated skills in creating full vehicle/subsystem models and carrying out CAE standard work in safety/pedpro and/or Body /NVH/Exterior/Interior domains.
  • Knowledge of vehicle development process and multi-functional interfaces
  • Attention to detail and experience in working collaboratively with multi-functional teams
  • Strong oral & written communication skills to work effectively with business partners to meet program quality and timing while presenting program model status to all partners.
  • DFSS black belt or similar certification.
  • IT savviness with computer aided process and tools (CAD/CAE) to brainstorm and arrive at the most efficient and effective path
  • 4 + years' experience with CAE solvers and pre & post-processors such as: ANSA, Primer, Animator, LS-Dyna, Nastran, Optistruct/ Radioss, Abaqus, HyperWorks (HyperMesh / HyperView), DEP Meshworks.
  • Experience with CAD software tools and design development using NX, Teamcenter.
  • Ability to work effectively with multi-disciplinary and remote/offshore distributed teams.
  • Demonstrated skills in disciplined problem solving and data analysis.
  • Masters of Engineering /MBA

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

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