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REQ ID: 124636
LOCATION: Budapest


We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.




The successful candidate will join an established CAE team within the Seating commodity area. As the Seat CAE Lead Engineer, you will be reporting to the CAE Chapter Lead and this role will be to support seat development across all variants and across all vehicle lines, with tasks including supporting early phase development of new product through to establishing new CAE processes. Key outputs of this role will focus on the virtual series deliverables as well as with issue resolution throughout the programme using the best FEA practices and techniques. 
The role requires a strong technical background in structural engineering, FEA, mathematical models and computational mechanics as well as a broad knowledge of Crash and NVH for vehicle development.




  • Support the development of Automotive Components/Systems using engineering knowledge and experience combined with Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) techniques, to meet Seating performance targets
  • Run CAE analysis, summarise results and feedback conclusions to the component Lead Engineers in an efficient manner.
  • Able to work effectively within the CAE team to develop and optimise solutions considering multi-attributes within defined deadlines and time constraints
  • Have some product knowledge and awareness of potential design constraints (packaging, manufacturing etc.) and ensure due consideration is given in developing solutions for side occupant assessments
  • Coordinate and lead project teams through the feedback of results as required. Coordination of teamwork is likely to use Agile principles.
  • Support and present at design reviews with key stakeholders: COC component design teams, programme teams etc.
  • Liaise with all internal customers of our business as well as offshore operations where necessary



  • Strong theoretical background in structural analysis, solid mechanics as well as numerical and computational methods
  • Proven experience in conducting CAE simulations, DOE’s, robustness analysis and optimization 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Experience in the use of Dummy models in LS-Dyna for Crash and Injury assessments
  • Knowledge in material testing and material characterization for LS-Dyna material cards.
  • Expert understanding of implicit and explicit (static and dynamic) FEA.
  • Hands-on experience with LS-Dyna and Optistruct solvers 
  • Experience with model build and troubleshooting and debugging. 
  • Hands-on experience with pre and post processing tools like Oasys (Primer, D3Plot and T/HIS) and/or Altair Hyperworks.
  • Scripting experience
  • Able to work autonomously across multiple projects 
  • Excellent management of priorities and organizational skills
  • Able to communicate and present complex ideas in a clear and effective way
  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or a related field – or hold equivalent industry experience (e.g. automotive)
  • Desirable:
  • A knowledge of Seating technologies desirable but not essential.
  • Working within an Agile framework including knowledge of associated ceremonies and tools




Join us for the next level of your career and help developing solutions that shape the future of cars
Be part of an international, inclusive and open-minded team where you have actual influence on the processes
See the product you’re working on come to life from testing all the way to production
Work flexibly with high percentage of home office or from our award-winning office
We honor your work with a competitive salary and performance related bonus scheme
Benefit from our health and life insurance and cafeteria package
Embrace our culture through various company programs such as charity events or our regular board game club
JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all.









Our brand new office is located in the centre of Budapest’s prime office Váci corridor. Five minutes from downtown, GTC White House is easily accessible by public transport and car.


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