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Dynamic FEA Engineer lll

Company: Safran Group
Location: gainesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job description


  • Responsible for performing static and quasi-static analysis independently starting from component to sub-structure level including dynamic analysis;
  • Responsible for inspecting the CAD data received from designers prior to the inception of meshing;
  • Independently meshing the components using Altair tools and responsible for the quality checks defined per internal design validation guidelines for meshing at Safran Seats U.S.A;
  • Will set up the model for static, quasi static and impact simulation for 16 and 14G loading conditions using Altair tools and/or LS-Prepost;
  • Analyze the test data to implement proper engineering approach into the FE model for further improvements;
  • Implement analytical approach and establish correlation with actual test data;
  • Perform FEA on detail parts and assemblies to verify compliance with structural and occupant injury criteria;
  • Perform necessary linear/non-linear static analysis and dynamic simulation;
  • Perform Pre and Post processing;
  • Validate model and establish correlation;
  • Comply with Safran Seats procedures (QAP) and certification internal procedures;
  • Document all design validation work and maintain database;
  • Ensure quality of model, analysis and on time completion;
  • Provide status and schedule updates to department head and other appropriate entities on a regular basis; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, or related field of study;
  • 6 years of experience in each FEA element analysis using LS-Dyna or Radioss;
  • 6 years of experience in Altair, HyperWorks, or Ansys;
  • Requires any level of experience in:

o Basic structural engineering (free body diagrams and strength of materials);

o Finite element analysis;

o Fatigue methods;

o Seat belt modeling; and

o Understanding and application of the kinematic hybrid II/III dummy model and mechanical aptitude.

  • Position requires candidate to be detail oriented; possess sound engineering judgement; self-motivated; self-starter; communicate efficiently in writing and verbally; operate standard office equipment; generate technical reports; perform tests and some physical work at the test laboratory, as required; act in accordance with company values and related competencies; generate written communication and operate required office equipment; read and review written communication; communicate clearly and distinctly in English; and solve problems and think strategically.
  • Experience may be gained concurrently.

Specificity of the job

  • Requires more than one week of travel per year to international and domestic sites.

Company information

Safran Seats

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector.

Safran Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats. One million seats made by the company are now in service worldwide.

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