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Hyundai Kia America Technical Center Inc. Sr. Safety and Crashworthiness CAE Engineer in Superior Township, Michigan

Job DescriptionulliStructural and occupant safety knowledge to lead CAE activities/liliGuide and mentor CAE crash simulation engineers from model build to reporting on full vehicle programs/liliPerform structural crashworthiness and occupant safety analysis using LS-DYNA and MADYMO/liliUse FE analysis to guide physical tests plan; develop test matrix and correlate test results with simulation results/liliWork closely with crash test engineer and support following activitiesulliType : Full vehicle, system, sled, and component level evaluations/liliPre-test : Develop test plan/set-up, attend, and conduct test/liliPost-test : Test data analysis, teardowns/inspection, and reporting/li/ul/liliDesign and lead new technology and future requirement projectsulliSupported by HATCI or HQ staff/li/ul/liliUniversity interface in developing research projects in support of future designs/liliCollaborate with related teams to develop designs / design changes to meet Safety and Crashworthiness targets (eg. NHTSA FMVSS standards; NCAP and IIHS test requirements)/liliCollaborate with body structures and restraint team in developing optimized designs/liliCreate technical reports per HATCI guidelines and present to all collaborating teams as needed/liliOther activities as required/liliTravel up to 30% of the time domestically and internationally/li/ulAdvantageous:ulliIn-depth knowledge about EV and battery safety/li/ulspan class="bold"Experience and Skills/spanExperience and Skills:ulliStrong analytical skills to make meaningful conclusions from CAE simulations as well as physical tests/liliHighly skilled in hands-on CAE crash safety development/liliIn-depth understanding of explicit solver / material models / element formulation/liliStrong knowledge in automotive structure, crashworthiness, and safetyulliStrong knowledge of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS), NCAP, and IIHS safety evaluations/li/ul/liliExperience using test data analysis tools is ideal (DIAdem, Hyperworks, Excel etc)/liliKnowledge of testing, test equipment, and processes necessary to meet vehicle requirements and its CAE representation/liliKnowledge of Automotive Industry engineering and manufacturing/liliDemonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, demonstrate integrity, and ethical behavior/liliValid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record/liliCandidates applying for positions with Hyundai KIA must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire./liliHATCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disabled and Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor./li/ulMinimum Requirements:ulliBachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering./lili10+ years' experience in automotive industry/liliKnowledge of software tools/liliDemonstrated ability to work independently and with others./liliExcellent Communication Skills./liliStrong Analytical skills./liliProficient skills in MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook/liliProficient time management and organization skills/li/ulHyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) is an equal opportunity employer commited to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, colo