Engineer - Analytical (Structural Durability)


Wooster, OH, US, 44691 Troy, MI, US, 48083 Livonia, MI, US, 48152

Job Requisition ID:  6716


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.  


Key Responsibilities

  • Provides the R&D organization and the company with expertise in an engineering methodology to enable state-of-the-art performance and independence of external knowledge.
  • Applies deep expertise in an engineering methodology in R&D operations and other projects.
  • Constantly monitors the further development of the area of expertise to keep up-to-date (e.g. publications, trainings, knowledge exchange through industry associations and R&D partners).
  • Prepares suggestions and decision-making papers for R&D management to initiate methodological changes.
  • Advises staff in all matters regarding FEA with a focus on structural durability and fatigue 
  • Maintain clear communication with internal customers to advise on design decisions
  • Actively participate on internal cross functional teams to consider all aspects impacting design durability
  • Hybrid working schedule available


  • Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical, Aeronautical, or related engineering field
  • 5+ years industry experience dealing with simulations or relevant educational experience
  • Ability to simulate complex systems and articulate results in straightforward, concise manner to support Schaeffler design teams
  • Partner with internal design teams to create robust e-mobility products prior to prototype creation
  • Experience with structural simulations utilizing materials such as steels, aluminum, castings, and plastics
  • Experience in simulation tools such as ANSYS, Abaqus, Simufact, Hypermesh
  • Experience in fatigue based tools such as fesafe, FKM, FEMFAT
  • Understanding of weld fatigue and FE modeling of welded assemblies
  • Exposure to solid heat transfer, fluid dynamics, or process simulations such as welding or joining a plus
  • Exposure to multi-body dynamics tools such as ADAMS, Simpack, or ANSYS Motion a plus


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.


Your contact

Schaeffler Transmission, LLC 

David Moline 



Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Keywords: Research & Development;  


Job Type: Engineer 
Job Family: Research & Development 
Contract Type: Unlimited 
Schedule: Full-Time 

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