FEA Engineer Job Description

FEA Engineer Job Description

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FEA engineer provides scientific insight and problem solving for complex container design and manufacturing problem in the field of structural, thermo-mechanical, fluid mechanics, and fracture mechanics.

FEA Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Experience with Abacus, Ansys, SolidWorks
Performs and delivers structural analysis, with respect of QCD commitments
Defines, in pre-Engineering phase, with the Train BodyShell Engineer, the necessary structural calculations to be performed during project execution
Prepares the 3D model for simulations, and executes it following standard metier processes
Performs simulation results analysis, and proposes optimization solutions
Supports Train Design Engineer in establishing Certification & Validation Plans
Participates to relevant Design / Verification reviews
Contributes to mechanical design and associated program deliverables on subassemblies or small self-contained systems including DFMEA, DFX, packaging, and system testing
Updates program management on project progress and roadblocks
Responsible for supporting design validation efforts

FEA Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for FEA Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FEA, FAA, PSE, NAFEMS, ASME, PE

Education for FEA Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the FEA engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Physics, Science, Design, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Education, Automotive, Technical

Skills for FEA Engineer

Desired skills for FEA engineer include:

3D modelling
Inventor / Solid works
Engineering fundamentals
Solid Mechanics and Strength of Materials
Engineering mechanics
Structural mechanics

Desired experience for FEA engineer includes:

Hands-on experience with laboratory materials characterization techniques (DMA, nanoindentation, fracture mechanics)
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Structural, or related Engineering field
Internship experience or 6-plus months of relevant FEA experience
Must be a U.S. Person unless special circumstances apply
Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Structural, or related Engineering field
Working knowledge of FEA Software used in Linear, Non-Linear, Fatigue, and NVH Analysis

FEA Engineer Examples


FEA Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of FEA engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for FEA engineer
  • Develop and implement new fixtures and tooling
  • Translates the actual problem to the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) model
  • Reviews project-related analysis results to ensure its accuracy
  • Provides weight reduction suggestions for existing seating and furniture programs
  • Responsible for reviewing the detailed mechanical engineering analysis and design on all components required for large, custom rotating equipment
  • Plan, coordinate, and provide technical and project guidance to engineering teams
  • Participate and contribute towards design practice work, share knowledge & assist in aligning the local team’s competency with that of the global teams
  • Participate in new software and new supplier qualification
  • Work with Product Leadership teams to increase product performance to give a competitive advantage
  • Give inputs/specifications to the ITO Risk Assessment process when requested, driving subsequent mitigation plan if required
Qualifications for FEA engineer
  • The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in advanced Finite Element Analysis (FEA) in high volume consumer electronic products and/or modules
  • Structural and thermal-mechanical focus
  • The ideal candidate will have expertise in FEA structural analysis for high-volume consumer electric products
  • FEA experience with drop, shock, thermal and electromagnetic analyses is a definite plus
  • Solid background and skills in FEA, solid mechanics, dynamics, heat transfer and/or electromagnetic
  • Experience with miniature actuators such as MEMS, VCM or Piezo

FEA Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of FEA engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for FEA engineer
  • Create and modify 3D solid models
  • Perform meshing and finite element modeling
  • Interpret results, make recommendations, and write reports
  • Optimize designs using FEA results
  • Support department in continuous improvement activities
  • Support development of simulation procedures and methodologies for the department
  • Contribute to, help define, and lead applied R&D projects for driveline FEA
  • Retrieve and modify Unigraphics (NX) models of engine components and assemblies to support the creation of finite element models
  • FEA expert that will be responsible to develop FEA models for all tooling used in the Metals R&D area
  • Check models analytically and empirically
Qualifications for FEA engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited engineering program
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Knowledge of electromagnetic designs such as motors, generators, and power converters
  • Motor simulation and modeling experience using Speed, Motorcad, Maxwell, or equivalents
  • Mechanical aptitude and an understanding of design for manufacturing concepts
  • Familiar with CAD modelings, Experience with NX is a plus

FEA Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of FEA engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for FEA engineer
  • Execute post processing of FEA models to various conditions
  • Ability to take existing FEA models and modify conditions then reanalyze
  • Develop and run FEA models for LMC and damage tolerance
  • Generate design concepts, prototype builds, SOPs, and transfer of product to manufacturing
  • Apply engineering knowledge to the design and development of new products and processes
  • Solve engineering problems that may be process or design related
  • Develop, maintain and execute R&D project plans and coordinate cross functional team developmental activities in support of company's strategic plan
  • Conduct tests utilizing existing test protocols, or develop new protocols as needed and generate related written reports
  • Work with machinist and fabricators to build prototypes
  • Assign work to technicians and temporary workers as needed
Qualifications for FEA engineer
  • Teamwork and detail-orientated
  • Experienced with IC packaging process and analysis approach with 8+ years of experience
  • Familiar with optical packaging and assembly process a plus
  • Minimum BS degree in related engineering field, advance degree is preferred
  • 3D mechanical design software, such as Solidworks working experience
  • Strong analytical reasoning and problem-solving skill

FEA Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a FEA engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for FEA engineer
  • May receive technical guidance on the most unusual or complex problems, but independently determines and develops approaches to solutions
  • Use out of the box thinking to investigate new technology for metals processing
  • Interface with R&D project teams and provide excellent customer service to achieve program key milestones and deliverables
  • Performing non-linear FEA
  • Understanding the physical events behind the mathematical formulas
  • Explain results calculated by the FEA software
  • Performing physical experiments
  • Validating FEA models
  • Validating material properties
  • Planning and piloting calculation discipline activities and related deliverables on project taking into account applicable instructions/processes and other specific Customer (internal or external) requirements
Qualifications for FEA engineer
  • Must be an expert with CREO design software
  • Knowledge of several areas of Mechanical Design Principles and analysis
  • Must have the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance (Requires US Citizenship)*
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and excel in a self-directed work environment within a cross functional team
  • Experience with DFMEA and DFX
  • Min 2 - 5 years experience of Finite Element Analysis preferred

FEA Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of FEA engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for FEA engineer
  • Suggesting design improvements of calculated parts and risk associated
  • Preparing and documenting calculation discipline Reviews according to project schedule and following-up the main open actions
  • Reporting on calculation discipline activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments
  • Managing calculation discipline FEA engineers on Project (internal or external)
  • Producing FEA validation plan deliverables
  • Design essential component and assembly details to explore multiple design options using 3D CAD models and 2D drawings and GD&T
  • Develop innovative concepts and designs for components, electromechanical assemblies to meet all requirements for size, performance, reliability, cost and manufacturability
  • Develop mechanical and electromechanical products by studying customer requirements
  • Requires interaction with design engineering teams and other cross functional teams in order to ensure the product quality goals set forth by the business in a fast paced environment
  • Implement structural components into production
Qualifications for FEA engineer
  • Master's degree (MS) in Engineering from a four-year college or university, and a minimum of five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A current career break of two or more years
  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 4 years of relative professional experience
  • 3+ years’ experience of performing FEA in an industrial application
  • Dynamic team player and leader and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams

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