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Senior Analysis and Simulation EngineerNewport News | Job ID 5697

  • Job ID 5697
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

Responsibilities

  • Analyzes and helps in designing heavy steel fabricated (welded) and cast structures utilized in dynamic high impact applications in a mining environment.
  • Creates FE and solid models and develops modeling techniques to perform structural analysis.
  • Prepares models and input data for fatigue analysis and executes it.
  • Builds multi-body dynamic models of mining trucks and performs simulation for variety of working conditions and system level optimization to improve truck performance/durability.
  • Identifies, evaluates and implements new analysis/simulation techniques and methods to improve efficiency of design processes.
  • Interprets analysis and simulation results, generates reports and makes recommendations or necessary changes to optimize structures.
  • Works with structural design and mechanical engineers to assist and mentor in performing FE analysis and developing advanced designs.
  • Works with testing engineers to correlate and validate results of simulations.  Analyzes and interprets test data to utilize in design process.
  • Compiles and analyzes engineering, test, and field failure data to establish design requirements for newly designed or modified structures.

Competencies

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline from a four year college or university and six years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience; advanced degreee is preferred
  • Ability and willingness to take leadership in area of structural durability of mining trucks
  • Understanding of fundamentals of metal fatigue theories and applications
  • Understanding and experience with fatigue of welded joints and castings subjected to variable loading
  • Experience with FEA (Creo Simulate and Ansys are preferred) and durability commercial software (LMS and HBM DesignLife are preferred)
  • Experience with test data processing including understanding of statistical methods
  • Understanding of fundamentals of vehicle dynamics
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport.
  • Ability to maintain Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) certification.

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company.  We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.  We hire as soon as possible.

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  • Job ID 5697
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time

The company

Liebherr in the USAIn line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, VA for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co.  In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr- Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for eight divisions that are positioned across the United States. 

Location

Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.

4100 Chestnut Avenue

23607 Newport News

United States

Contact person

Patricia Lacy