CAE Engineer - Durability

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CAE Services


Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.


Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness is our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.


Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.


This role will support CAE development activities in the automotive industry


  • Utilize Hypermesh and Ansa for preprocessing tasks and meshing. 
  • Create FEA models and perform static strength and Durability analyses on chassis/Body components to meet structural targets across various vehicle programs using ABAQUS, ANSA, HYPERMESH and NCODE. (Alternate software ANSYS, NASTRAN not LS DYNA).
  • Provide the counter measure direction and optimize the design to achieve the strength/ durability targets prior to the actual testing 
  • Communicates effectively within the group about milestones and issues, and outside the group to accomplish goals.
  • Utilizes Excel to create and update project schedules.
  • Implement various process efficiencies to reduce model build time and improve model quality.
  • Experimental measurement in order to effectively communicate with test engineers and correlate the analysis





  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and 3 years relevant exp. or Master’s degree in Engineering and 0-3 yrs relevant exp.
  • Education with the following specialties preferred: Mechanical, Mechanical Technology, Aerospace, Automotive, and Manufacturing.
  • Minimum academic experience with CAE (pre-process, analysis and post-process).
  • Experience with CAE tools such as Ansa, Hypermesh, Abaqus, ANSYS, Nastran, etc is required.
  • Non-linear analysis experience is highly preferred
  • Basic understanding of CAD is sufficient
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including excel.



  • Experience working in FEA/CAE
  • Strong Internships utilizing FEA/CAE in the are of Durability




Goken America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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