- Doctoral Degree
- Master's Degree
- Six Sigma Certification
- Project Management
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Sr. Design and Modeling Engineer manages the development, implementation, and support of new technologies related to global advanced modeling operations throughout the Composites Solutions Business. This role will focus on composite part and system level design for static to large deformation and interface micro-mechanics/adhesion. The Senior Engineer will translate customer product, process & application needs into effective product/process specification and lead modeling projects to successfully deliver solutions.
Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500®. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within each and every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.
Reports to: Sr. R&D Leader
At ALL times, alert teammates of potential safety risks and stop unsafe behavior
Actively engage in driving a safety culture
Implements a personal safety action plan and review with leader.
Ensures rigorous compliance to standard safety procedures and OC corporate policies.
Finite Element Analysis to Support Customers (approximate 80%)
Develop & Optimize fiberglass reinforced polymer (FRP) composite applications using Finite Element (FE) methods
Create new CAD or modify existing CAD designs as per the application needs
Develop meshing (coarse to fine as needed) to convert CAD to FE models
Perform static and dynamic (linear + non-linear) finite element analysis of existing and new designs to meet product performance and customer requirements across all product lines
Develop material data cards with composite products for linear/non-linear analysis
Document analysis in detailed technical reports, presentations, and management updates
Actively participate in global multi-disciplinary product development, process improvement, and problem-solving teams globally
Provide technical service to allow our customers to take cost out or enhance their products and gain access to new markets.
Development and delivery of modeling technologies (approximate 20%)
Develop linkage between micro, macro & process modeling for composites applications
Conduct research and development work in computer modeling for use in current and future glass reinforcement solutions, enabling the company to maintain its leadership position in global markets
Evaluate new capabilities of Artificial Intelligence for composite part design to improve productivity and reduce modeling cost.
Understand latest modeling and material characterization tool enhancements and make improvements to current resources, including micro-mechanics, stability and durability.
Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science or related field of study (PhD preferred).
Must be fluent in performing Finite Element analysis (static & dynamic) of FRP composite material.
Deep understanding of FRP composite structure-property relations, material behavior & failure modes under static & dynamic loading.
Ability to create & modify CAD files from different CAD tools (Example-Solidworks). Meshing the CAD (Example- Hypermesh)- to convert to Finite Element models.
Five or more years experience in Composite modeling including laminate design and Finite Element Analysis for thermoset and thermoplastics.
Track record of success in working with customers to design composite parts & systems
Experience in Python scripting (Abaqus)
Six Sigma Certification
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Problem solving with scientific approach
CAD software experience, Solidworks, CATIA
Meshing, Hypermesh (preferred), Abaqus-CAE, Ansys-Meshing
Finite Element software for part & system level design/modeling, Abaqus, Ansys, Digimat, MoldFlow, Moldex3D, Multimechanics
Project management experience
Strong technical documentation skills
Ability to work effectively as a member of an international team
Highly motivated, self-initiating individual