Simulation Engineer in Mossville, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt is seeking a Simulation Engineer to work onsite at our client’s facility in Mossville, IL.  This is a contingent position expected to last 2 years.  As part of the Virtual Product Development team, you will perform simulation work on a variety of components and system levels for machine and powertrain structures.

In addition, you will:

  • Develop and perform multiphysics simulation of the electrification process for evaluating electromagnetic, piezoelectric, thermal and mechanical behavior on alternators/generators, motors, sensors, antennas, PCBs, etc.
  • Define, collect and verify data signals from simulations, physical tests or field measurements and perform data analysis for structural health monitoring
  • Build FEA structural modeling and perform static and/or dynamic analysis on machine and powertrain components/systems
  • Perform physics-based analysis of results, and provide appropriate recommendations to design teams
  • Write detailed technical reports and publish
  • Take proactive efforts in correlating the models to physical tests
  • Collaborate with test engineers and design engineers to provide professional recommendations for accomplishing NPI/CPI/NTI projects on time

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Master’s or PhD in Mechanical, Structural or Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial experience
  • Experience with FEA software, including the ANSYS package (Workbench and Maxwell), ABAQUS, and HyperWorks
  • Fundamental knowledge of stress/strain simulation through static and dynamic analysis
  • Basic understanding of generator controls and limitations
  • Self-starter who is motivated towards continuous improvement
  • Ability to travel, up to 25%

A strong candidate will also have:

  • Experience with the design of generators/motors
  • Experience with Caterpillar generator sets
  • Experience with control design for generators paralleling to each other and with one or more utilities

*** This position is located in Mossville, IL.  Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense. ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.