Continental, Inc

CAE Engineer

Job Locations US-MI-Plymouth
Job ID


Plymouth, MI | $88-105k| Direct Hire




Continental Inc is looking to hire an experienced CAE Engineer in Plymouth, Michigan. 




  • Conduct CAE analyses such as modal and vibration analyses, thermal analysis, and other studies as required to support product development
  • Perform necessary analysis support such as meshing and any other model preparation where outsourcing is required
  • Assignments may include programs with new customers and the introduction to new technology
  • Work closely with Product Development, New Technology, and Program Management Teams to ensure milestone attainment to customer expectations
  • Provides robust design methods to minimize prior failure modes, and when necessary, provides technical leadership/direction to resolve issues
  • Enforce design standards driving cost advantages to BOM standards
  • Maintain lessons learned database and ensure Product Engineers and Designers follow
  • Consults with engineering personnel/management to provide recommendations for the improvement of existing products and processes
  • Maintains affiliations with appropriate professional and technical groups
  • Supports critical design reviews- align product designs to Manufacturing capabilities and escalate if alignment to customer expectations is not present
  • Conducts effective and efficient technical presentations which may involve design, engineering, internal/external customers, suppliers, etc.
  • Assists Product Engineers with SOR’s, material selection, and test plans
  • Commitment to Company goals and objectives
  • Supportive of organization’s growth efforts
  • Apply both analytical and fundamental engineering skills to model and analyze systems involving thermal simulations and vibration analyses
  • Review simulation results and recommend corrective actions when appropriate
  • Contributes in the development and implementation of new methods and analyses to minimize design changes required
  • Demonstrates focus on meeting program commitments and enforcement of work plans where timing is not achieved
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an automotive engineering or academic environment
  • Understanding of thermal and mechanical testing as well as validation requirements for automotive exterior lighting
  • Knowledge/experience of CAE software like Hyperworks, ABAQUS, NASTRAN, LS DYNA, StarCDCCM+, nCODE
  • Understanding of DFMEA, DVP&R, DOE, DFM
  • Knowledge and execution experience as it relates to APQP, PPAP, FMEA



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