Sr. Analytical Engineer Multibody Dynamics

American Axle   detroit, MI   Contract     Engineering
Posted on May 3, 2022
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American Axle & Manufacturing has openings for Sr. Analytical Engineer – Multibody Dynamics at its ATDC location in Detroit, Michigan.

Job duties include:

  1. Developing and conducting physics-based and high-fidelity analytical modeling of multi-body dynamics models of driveline products, including mechanical/electric drivelines, drive axle, PTU, propshaft;
  2. Using ADAMS, MatLab, Simulink and other CAE tools to evaluate product performance, identify risks, and provide design recommendation through design optimization studies in order to ensure product meets customer specifications;
  3. Developing driveline Multiphysics models using Romax or Masta
  4. Using Multiphysics models to perform system level durability, NVH and efficiency analyses.
  5. Refine current standard analysis procedures to improve CAE prediction fidelity and develop new CAE analysis techniques
  6. Supporting dynamic analysis of several engineering programs at AAM, including the following:
  • Electronic limited slip differential
  • Gear shift actuation system
  • Disconnect system
  • Park lock design
  1. Use CAD tools including Spaceclaim, NX or CATIA to build models for CAE analyses
  2. Provide guidelines to lab test design, setup and data acquisition.


Position requires:  Master’s degree in Automotive Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, or related field, or foreign equivalent education, and __2__ years’ experience working in the automotive field. Two years of experience is required in each of the following:


  1. Conducting analytical modeling of multi-body dynamics;
  2. Using ADAMS, MatLab, Simulink, and Romax;
  3. Using CAD tools Spaceclaim, NX or CATIA;
  4. Lab test design, setup and data acquisition;


Experience may be obtained concurrently.

Applicants should apply on line at and reference job ID # JREQ-195512.