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Senior Associate Engineer - Simulations / Engineer - Simulations

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Location: Thiruvallur, TN, India
Date Posted: Dec 18, 2019

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Simulation Engineer


As a Simulation Engineer, you will perform conventional to moderately complex engineering assignments. You will build a working knowledge of Caterpillar and the products, technologies, processes, services, and systems related to your specific job assignments.  The Simulation function within Product Development develops and uses computational modeling capabilities to gain insight into the performance of a design of components, systems, technologies, products, or related processes.


Thousands of Caterpillar employees come into work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they’re really contributing to the work of a powerful global team. At Caterpillar, we know that innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person. Everyone has a vital role to play at our organization. Modest, small projects can grow and evolve into groundbreaking, world-changing technologies, machines, services and more through collaboration and teamwork in a diverse and inclusive work environment.


Job Duties / Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

The individual who fills in this job will support Caterpillar product development and improvements by performing simulations and virtual validations. The responsibilities include developing simple to complex fe models, performing structural simulations and analysis; evaluating new product designs; initiating ideas; identifying root causes to failures; communicating results to product teams and internal teams; providing reliable conclusions, actionable and effective recommendations and solutions; collaborating with other engineers for their programs.


Key requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related domains.
  • 8+ years of experience in structural analysis (FEA / CAE).
  • Proficient in using commercially available analysis tools like NX-CAE (Simcenter), Ansys, etc.
  • More preference will be given to core users of NASTRAN.
  • Knowledge of the design, simulation and validation of heavy / construction machinery components and systems, including heavy / light fabrications, Welds and standards are preferred.
  • Sound technical knowledge on Theory of Elasticity, Finite Element Analysis, Solid mechanics are preferred.
  • Prior experience in static & nonlinear static simulations, Welded structures / Fatigue, correlation with tests will be an added advantage.
  • Strong in taking initiatives, communication skills, customer focus, teamwork, planning skills and able to manage multiple projects.
  • Keen in learning and enhancing technical skills for future divisional need.
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Dec 18, 2019