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Crash Analyst

Salary: £35

Location: Leamington Spa

Job type: Contract

Category: Leamington Spa

Our client who is a Tier 1 supplier within the Automotive and Motorsport sector, is currently recruiting for the following role: Automotive Crash Analyst - Up to £35/hr (Inside IR35) - Warwickshire - 6 Months (potential to extend) Position Description: As an Automotive Crash Analyst you will play a pivotal role the delivery of customer vehicle performance. You will be responsible for using advanced CAE tools and techniques to analyse vehicle structural performance in both metallic and composite materials. The role will include the building of full vehicle FE models and subsystems, loadcase derivation, analysis set-up and execution and post-processing of results to generate design recommendations. Key Responsibilities: You will perform finite element analysis (FEA) to assess the structural and mechanical safety performance of vehicle components, assemblies, and systems. - Impact assessment of major automotive safety load case scenarios. - Documentation and Reporting: Prepare comprehensive PowerPoint reports and documentation of CAE analyses, results, and recommendations for design changes. - Run and interrogate models and provide design direction to the senior Design Team - Be able to use hand calculation to size structures and provide quick guidance - Assemble pragmatic CAE models with rapid turnaround for design development Skills & Experience Required: • Practical knowledge of LS-Dyna software (essential). • Practical knowledge of pre/post-processing software such as ANSA, HyperMesh, OASYS. • Knowledge of European and Federal crash and safety legislation and consumer test requirements • Experience of analysing test data and correlation to CAE results • Development of data cards for metal and composite materials • Hand calculations to support the FE analysis • Experience of full product life-cycle activities and ability to achieve cost, weight and technical targets within specified timescales • Clear and effective communication skills with internal and external clients • Excellent problem solver, capable of thinking outside the box • Quick learner with good time management skills Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. - Experienced in CAE softwares: LS-Dyna and Ansa as a pre-processor ideally - Experience and knowledge of working within the Automotive industry - Knowledge of composites materials - Knowledge of Ansa is very desirable Additional Information: This role is on a contract basis and is Inside IR35. Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have a UK passport / valid UK settlement status or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind. The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment Business. Premea is a specialist IT & Engineering recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors

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