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Lead CAE Engineer Paintbake

Jaguar Land Rover
£42000 to £50000 per year
Closing date
5 Jul 2022
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What to expect

This role in the CAE CORE team will involve leading the creation, calibration and maintenance of paintshop oven models in THESEUS-FE, simulating the temperature response of new bodyshell designs and using the results to predict the thermal distortion of the body, metallic bake hardening and the curing of adhesives and paint.

Working as part of a team of CAE engineers, this role will also develop further modelling tools for CAE structural analysis supporting BODY Structures and BODY CAE Integration.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Creation and maintenance of paintbake oven models in THESEUS-FECreation and maintenance of thermal distortion and curing bodyshell models in LSDYNA * Work with the Vehicle Structures Technical Specialist Attribute and the CAE CORE Technical Specialist
Mentor and train team members and graduatesLiaise and collaborate with material suppliers for paintbake material model development

What you'll need

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

You've got strong Virtual Engineering skills and Technical capabilities alongside a deep interest in paintbake, materials, materials manufacturing. You'll deliver truly predictive tools and techniques of known quality.

Significant knowledge and understanding of paintbake simulation with VPSDRY and THESEUS-FESignificant knowledge and experience of working with LSDYNASignificant experience OASYS suite (PRIMER, D3PLOT & THIS) for both pre and post processing Significant experience of predicting thermal distortion of BIW using LSDYNA in explicit modeSignificant experience of predicting thermal cure of adhesives with MAT277 in LSDYNAProject management skills.

Basic knowledge of scripting in FAST-TCF and JAVASCRIPT to support consistent and automated pre and post-processing.


Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

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