CAE Powertrain Durability Engineer

  • Detroit Engineered Products
  • May 23, 2024
Full time, Contractor

Job Description


  • Perform structural stress and durability CAE analyses of 3-in-1 and 2-in-1 EDU system and components, and use the results to provide guidance to improve structural design validation for current programs and future products.
  • Perform eDrive, PTU, RDM & IRDA/IFDA housing topology optimization to improve the stiffness and NVH target while reducing the total mass, improving the overall fuel economy of AAM products.
  • Perform driveline system NVH thermal sensitivity through driveline system dynamics and bearing dynamics to improve the NVH robustness.
  • Perform bolt joint sealing and bolt slippage performance analysis of AAM drivetrain products with various gasket designs and sealing strategies.
  • Perform PTU, RDM & eDrive assembly mobility analysis to improve AAM driveline products NVH performance;
  • Perform Rotor and Stator interface design calculations

Required Skills and Education:

  • Master degrees in mechanical engineering with five years experiences of automotive industry finite element analysis or a PhD with two years of experience. PhD preferred.
  • Nonlinear stress and fatigue analysis of drivetrain components using Hyperworks, Abaqus, Nastran etc. software;
  • Bolt joint sealing and bolt slippage performance analysis of powertrain system under complex loading and thermal conditions;
  • Topology optimization analysis of powertrain components using Optistruct software;
  • Mobility and modal frequency analysis of drivetrain system using Nastran;
  • Expertise in the areas of solid mechanics, numerical analysis methods, fatigue and optimization methods and weld distortion and durability analyses.
  • Prior experience in 2-in-1 or 3-in-1 Electric Drive Unit design and development required
  • Prior experience in performing Park System and Disconnect System analyses required
  • Exposure to Mechatronics CAE, Emag and Thermal analyses will be considered a plus