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Maxion Division:  Maxion Wheels
Date:  Jun 26, 2022

Königswinter, DE

CAE Engineer (m/f/d)


As the largest manufacturer of wheels for the global marketplace, Maxion Wheels is continually seeking motivated individuals who have what it takes to make a positive impact on our business and our customers. Our long history, and our products, internationally recognized for their quality and innovation, make us one of the most respected OEM suppliers in the automotive industry.


For our Engineering-Team in Königswinter (Cologne/Bonn area) we are looking for a


CAE Engineer (m/f/d)


Your future role

  • Conduction of shape/parameter optimizations to obtain ideal product geometries using the optimization software provided by the company. Make sure solutions are robust and qualify for practical applications
  • Execute sheet metal forming simulation for disc and rim processes (steel) to predict production and material problems on products prior to tool production
  • Post-processing of all simulation variants, interpret the results and complete projects by generating a comprehensive FEA report giving recommendations for practical applications
  • Technical Leadership to a small group of internationally working CAE engineers
  • Drives further product optimization with proper optimization tools for improved layouts
  • FEA Simulation of basic test procedures to define material grade, shape and thickness for products
  • Refine methods by evaluating measurements and test results
  • Introduce new optimization and calculation tools to improve accuracy and enables fatigue life prediction for products exposed to complex test situations
  • Improve internal and external reporting format and content, harmonized with Centers of Engineering
  • Alignment with FEA center in KON, LIM, DEL, JAN, PNT and SAR for way of working as well as reporting
  • Cooperate with the stakeholders internally / externally as testing department, product design, material suppliers, plant engineering and software providers
  • Benchmark of layouts with products in series from MX as well as competition
  • Programming for optimization in Hyperworks and Excel
  • Potential presentations to external customers


Your Profil

  • Degree in mechanical engineering with focus on CAE methods
  • At least 5 years+ in the field of finite element analysis
  • Ambition to assume a leadership position beginning with technical responsibility
  • Good language skills in German and English, additional skills in Spanish or Portuguese are a plus
  • Knowledge of FEA methods and at least experience with one FEA software
  • Knowledge of product and process specific technology/ engineering
  • Experience in Hyperworks , CATIA and with VBA programming
  • Very good communication skills and teamplayer capabilities
  • Leadership skills welcome



Join us and become part of our global success story!


Equal Opportunity Statement

Maxion Wheels maintains a written and widely distributed policy on equal employment opportunity. The company recruits, hires, trains, promotes, administers policies, bases decisions and conducts all personnel activities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability (to the extent an undue hardship is not imposed), status as a covered veteran or other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.