Position: Mechanical Simulation Engineer/Specialist
Location: San Diego
http://nokia.taleo.net/careersection/10 ... job=875090
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Ideal candidate works as a Mechanical Simulation Engineer/Specialist, involved in structural
modeling and product development using advanced FEA Mechanical Structural and Drop Test Simulation
methods and tools. As a member of the Product Design team, you will be responsible for FEA
modeling and material characterization. You will be fully integrated with the Product Design team
from the pre-concept to concept stage and beyond. Analyzing and informing the mechanical design
team of structural risks and robustness of product designs. You will be responsible for the
correlation and development of your models and techniques. You will also work with
cross-functional teams within NOKIA and with external suppliers to solve design related issues.
• For assigned programs, assume ownership of all structural
simulation projects. Identify design risks and advise, guide and steer the mechanical team to
implement structural improvements.
• For assigned programs, participate in reliability reviews
for every key event from portfolio concepting phase to concept selection (approximately every two
• As a member of the home site simulation team develop methods to shorten simulation
• Actively contribute and support the Virtual Build Process.
• Assist in
diagnostic problem solving for test related failures and field failures.
• Create, analyze and
review detailed models for drop test simulation and other structural simulations using HYPERMESH,
ABAQUS and SIMMANAGER.
• Present drop test simulation results at design review meetings,
highlight risks and structural vulnerabilities and work with the simulation and design team to
resolve design issues.
• Participate in project brainstorming meetings to resolve structural
failures and design risks.
• Train and coach the Design Engineers for robust design, best
practices and in the use and development of Abaqus for Catia.
• M.S. Degree
(or Equivalent BSc and experience) in Science or Engineering.
• Minimum of Two years
experience with ABAQUS and HYPERWORKS or a similar Preprocessor software package. SIMMANAGER
experience would be advantageous
• Solid knowledge and experience of implementing mechanical
engineering best practices and a willingness to continue to actively develop your skills.
Two years or more experience in the design of consumer electronics product, preferably cellular
handset with good comprehension of handset architecture.
• An awareness of relevant design
issues and product acceptance drivers.
• Good understanding of commonly used mobile phone
• A natural instinct and perception for identifying potential
problems and the insight to apply your understanding to develop and implement design solutions.
• A passionate, involved and committed team player.
• Strong interpersonal skills,
outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
“Connecting people” is the heart of our
brand. This is why Nokia is respected and recognized worldwide. Our people shape and create future
technologies. This is something we are proud of, and so will you. We offer a dynamic learning
culture that nurtures openness, transparency, with endless opportunities for competence
development. We reward the results of your success. We cultivate a flexible culture that embraces
the uniqueness of everyone’s life. Our resources support the mobile way of working and make it
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Nokia offers market-competitive
rewards as well as benefits such as medical, dental and paid time off. We offer an
industry-leading 401k plan, an employee stock purchase plan and many other employee programs.
Nokia understands the importance of juggling professional and personal interests, and offers
support for meaningful achievement in work, family, friends and self. Employees are encouraged to
continuously develop their skills and competencies in order to stay at the forefront of
technology. Employees also have opportunities to live out and enjoy Nokia technology on a daily