Lead Engineers – Crash Analysts

Job ID: #32243

Lead CAE Engineers – Crash Analysis


£50,000 – £65,000

 The Recruitment Bunker are recruiting exclusively for Lead CAE Engineers – Crash Analysis.

Overview of the Role:

  • Lead CAE Engineers – Crash Analysis
  • Salary – £50,000 – £65,000
  • Holidays: 25 days plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Healthcare/Life Insurance
  • Location – Coventry

Company Overview

Penso Group is a consultancy, manufacturing, and composite company specialising in engineering and design. Penso has developed skills in project and supply chain management with quality systems and processes to deliver complex solutions to the highest standards and is driven by an innovative spirit, renowned for applying state-of-the-art technologies to the automotive, defence, aerospace, rail and marine sectors.


  • Company Policies: Manage and follow the quality, health, safety, and welfare policies of the company.
  • Assisting in preparation of analysis quotations to customers
  • Meshing and assembly of FE models to internal or customer-specific model quality guidelines using pre-processing software, including application of suitable material models, loads and boundary conditions.
  • Use of FEA to perform crashworthiness analysis to guide the design of a vehicle.
  • Using appropriate static and dynamic analysis software packages to solve problems involving linear elastic and non-linear elastic/plastic material models, small and large deformation behaviour, and contact.
  • Interpreting analysis results using post-processing software and formally documenting analysis methodology, results and conclusions within analysis reports where required
  • Presenting analysis results to internal and external customers, providing recommendations on possible design optimisation to save weight and/or improve performance
  • Communicating with internal and external customers on a day-to-day basis, as well as the design and project management team.
  • Maintaining analysis and project documentation to satisfy the quality management system and customer-specific requirements.

 Essential Skills

  • Engineering or Maths / Physics degree, higher OR equivalent
  • Ability to demonstrate hand calculations to support FE analysis
  • Relevant simulation experience and experience of analysing test data
  • Ability and project knowledge of Hyperworks, LS-Dyna. Radioss software
  • Intermediate knowledge of core FEA codes
  • Work with minimal supervision and can work under own initiative, but still work on direct instruction from management
  • Ability to lead individuals and communicate clearly and effectively within the internal team and customers
  • Awareness: Project deliverables, customer processes.
  • Has a flexible approach to working
  • Represents the company internally & externally with acceptable professional standard
  • Intermediate skills in at least one core discipline
  • Must have IDLR/Full Rights to Work in UK – Sponsorship or Work Permits will not be accepted/ provided.


  • Knowledge of ANSA & Meta
  • Software programming ability
  • Knowledge of composites design and manufacture


Please note we do not provide sponsorships to those who require it and will only accept applications from those who have full rights to work in the UK with no restrictions and IDLR/Full Settlement status. Please provide status on applications.

Our inclusive workplace welcomes and values all candidates from all backgrounds, we believe that diversity enhances our ability to innovate and serve our customers effectively. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to create an environment where everyone feels respected, supported, and able to bring their authentic selves to work. If you require any reasonable adjustments to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.


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