Position: Mechanical Simulation Engineer/Specialist
Location: San Diego
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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
• As a member of the home site simulation
team develop methods to shorten simulation lead
• Actively contribute and support the
Virtual Build Process.
• Assist in diagnostic
problem solving for test related failures and field
• 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.
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 manufacturing technologies.
• 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
• Strong interpersonal skills, outstanding
verbal and written communication skills.
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