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General Motors Safety CAE Engineer - Occupant Simulation in Warren, Michigan

About GMThere's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.Why Work for UsOur culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.Job DescriptionResponsible for Occupant performance simulations and Restraints development for GM Vehicle Programs. Lead engineering projects by demonstrating initiative, creativity, independent judgment, and project management throughout the vehicle development process. Provide technical direction while working with multiple functional groups.Responsibilities:* Understand and apply GM Safety CAE standard work procedures for delivering quality models and simulation results. Utilize GM Safety CAE standard work procedures for all simulations and assure high quality models* Use CAE to lead the vehicle design, while balancing all applicable Global Safety Requirements for specific area of responsibility (i.e. Frontal or Side Impacts).* Perform Computer Aided Engineering simulations for restraints balancing/development, evaluate Occupant and restraints performance in high speed Frontal and Side impacts load cases for Occupant protection, etc. using LS-DYNA software.* Generate feasible and timely vehicle design recommendations and technical solutions to meet safety performance targets for the vehicle program as documented in the Vehicle Technical Specifications (VTS). Balance safety requirements based on the results of safety simulations for the major safety load cases with other performance requirements.* Work with engineering functions, program teams, suppliers, manufacturing and others to implement design changes as required to achieve vehicle performance.* Use advanced CAE tools and methods (DOE/DFSS/MDO) to optimize the designs. Improve efficiency, achieve improved performance with less mass (topology, shape, weld/adhesive, gauge, lightweight materials, etc.).* Attend post-test teardowns at the Vehicle Proving Grounds to interpret measurements, conduct analysis, and correlate CAE to test results.* Work with people around the world in global and collaborative environment.* Produce concise management summaries and report-outs that meet the needs of directors and Chief Engineers.* Demonstrate GM Core Values and BehaviorsAdditional Job DescriptionRequired Skills and Education:* Bachelors Degree in Engineeringfrom an (ABET) accredited University: Mechanical, Biomedical or Biomechanical* 0-2 years of demonstrated proficiency with CAE or related engineering experience (DRE, validation, lab)* Working knowledge of CAE with experience in LS-DYNA, PRIMER, ANIMATOR, ANSA, HYPERWORKS and other CAE tools preferred, but training available* Knowledge of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and Global Safety Requirements and Standards preferred.* Knowledge of statistical and optimization tools and techniques* Knowledge of engineering theory and application in automotive developme

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