CAE Applications Engineer

LOCATION: Greater Chicagoland area near Woodridge, IL or Conway, AR

OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION: A global leader in technology manufacturing, our client is home to a large, diverse team of innovative designers, engineers and developers who are dedicated to working together to bring high quality products to consumers worldwide.  They are seeking a CAE Applications Engineer. The right candidate will have great communication skills to work and express ideas with co-workers and external contacts.  Ability to prioritize and be customer service focused when needed.


  • Performs engineering analyses.  Inspect product specifications and use computer aided engineering applications, replicate performance, and evaluate the manufacturability of products.  Evaluate results and make changes/modifications.  Works with outside vendors when needed.
  • Provide expert advice to other engineers.  Provides technical support in FAE and usage of application functions. Conducts training classes and works with outside vendors when needed.
  • Analyze current and future needs. Research and attend conferences to learn about new technology.
  • Participates on project teams.  Aid in application requirements and specifications.  Communicates needs/requirements from end users.
  • Evaluate vendor’s new releases and provide recommendations for improvements/changes.
  • Collaborate with vendors to develop and deliver custom CAE software.
  • Assist and train in file management.



  • Bachelor’s Degree  with 3+ years in an engineering and CAE environment
  • Experience with HyperMesh, ABAQUS, Moldflow, Ansys Electrical, Icepak and Flotherm
  • PC skills
  • Expertise in FEA tools
  • Able to work second and third shift/weekends when needed
  • 10% Travel – Domestic and international

WHEN RESPONDING TO THIS OPPORTUNITY:  Resumes without the required technical skills and experience will not be considered.  Although a strong desire for a certain type of position is a credit to your goal, experience is necessary.  Our client is not considering sponsorship at this time and is not open to relocation expenses.

ID # : 13118 – CAE Applications Engineer

Rich Bradley: