FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Warren, Michigan
Finite Element Analysis Engineer 3 #906631
Job Description:
The energy at our company is contagious. We’re driven by our immense passion, as we constantly seek out challenges and identify new opportunities. We work hard to connect with our customers and earn their loyalty for life.  Bring your talent to our company – our opportunities for growth span the globe. We will give you the training and opportunities to unleash your ambition.
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct state-of-the-art research in the area of material model development for predicting structural performance of various types of composite materials, such as short, long, and continuous fiber reinforced materials.
  • Develop modeling methods for predicting the progressive failure of composites in static, dynamic and impact loadings
  • Extensively work with LS-DYNA, ABAQUS, NASTRAN commercial software programs for simulation of composites
  • Develop appropriate programming code for user subroutines in the framework of LS-DYNA to implement in-house developed material models
  • Write short program code in Python for data analysis
  • Technical report writing, communication and presentation of results
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of HYPERMESH, LS-DYNA, NASTRAN, ABAQUS, and NX (Intermediate level)
  • Strong knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) methods theory and practice
  • Specific experience in Computer Aided Engineering analysis – 2+ years
  • Intermediate experience with Python
  • Strong teamwork skills necessary for cooperation and collaboration with coworkers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint – Intermediate level
  • Strong oral and written communication skills needed for presentation, report preparation
  • Master of Science/Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical, and Civil Engineering with thesis topic on the simulation of composite materials
  • 2-4 years of experience required.
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022!
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