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CAE Engineer Virtual Validation

Requisition ID:  18213
Job Category:  Education & Training
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Bengaluru, IN

About SKF

SKF started its operations in India in 1923. Today, SKF provides industry leading automotive and industrial engineered solutions through its five technology-centric platforms: bearings and units, seals, mechatronics, lubrication solutions and services. Over the years the company has evolved from being a pioneer ball bearing manufacturing company to a knowledge-driven engineering company helping customers achieve sustainable and competitive business excellence.


SKF's solutions provide sustainable ways for companies across the automotive and industrial sectors to achieve breakthroughs in friction reduction, energy efficiency, and equipment longevity and reliability. With a strong commitment to research-based innovation, SKF India offers customized value-added solutions that integrate all its five technology platforms.

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SKF India has been recognized as a "Top Employer 2024" by the Top Employers Institute, acknowledging excellence in People Practices.

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About Automotive 

SKF is a leading global supplier in the automotive industry, providing solutions for various applications such as wheel end, powertrain, driveline, and suspension. SKF's automotive business is focused on delivering innovative solutions to OEMs and the aftermarket. The company has a strong presence in the automotive market, with a range of products and services designed to improve performance, reduce friction, and increase efficiency. SKF's automotive business is constantly evolving to meet the changing needs of the industry, with a focus on sustainability, electrification, and digitalization. 


SKF Purpose Statement

Together, we re-imagine rotation for a better tomorrow.

By creating intelligent and clean solutions for people and the planet





Job Title:     CAE Engineer – Virtual Validation

Reports To:   FEA Manager

Role Type:     Individual Contribution

Location:       Bangalore


Role Purpose:

Carrying out & coordinating of all CAE & analysis activities for designed & developing products within the product portfolio to achieve exceptional results through – personal effectiveness, partnering with others & building customer loyalty fulfilling their needs in an efficient & effective manner.


Key Responsibilities

  • Highly motivated & self-initiator with good communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment & across culture.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty in project situations. Take decisions with limited information where necessary and demonstrate confidence to own decisions.
  • Empower themselves by seeking authority to make decisions within appropriate guidelines.
  • Work on demonstration projects to new customers & promoting the team technical competency to the stakeholders and across team.
  • Support the team as subject matter expert for the FEA relating to SKF product & application point of view.
  • Work on developing the new competency in line with the future requirements of the different groups of SKF. To be responsible to keep and capitalize the developed knowledge.
  • Empathy - Understand the requirements, and viewpoints of others. Excellent at managing relationships, listening, and relating to others.  


 Key Skill & Knowledge Profile:

  • Thorough knowledge of the basics of Finite Element Analysis (FEA). Experienced with Sub-Modeling, Super-element techniques and reduced order modeling.
  • Knowledge of Direct and sequential couple field Analysis.
  • Can solve independently thermal field problems for steady-state and transient Analysis.
  • In depth knowledge in advance topics of ANSYS-Classic /ANSYS-Workbench tools. Hands-on experience in FE problems solving using the ABAQUS & Hyper-Works
  • Work Proficiently in ANSYS Design-Modeler/Space-Claim/ Hyper-Mesh for geometric creation & modification, Meshing, Morphing skills and advanced feature in respective tools.
  • Knowledge of explicit analysis to simulate the high strain rates using commercial tools such as ANSYS, ABAQUS, MSC-Nastran and Ls-Dyna.
  • Understanding of multibody dynamics analysis and can model the physics from scratch and develop equivalent models in tools like ADAMS and Motion-Solve.
  • Having in-depth understanding of structural fatigue theory & fracture mechanics, capability to execute LCF and HCF Analysis, LEFM, material modeling and design impacts.
  • Conversant with FE-SAFE or any commercial Fatigue tool, model setup and results investigation.
  • Strong skills in NVH and can execute dynamic response, transient and random vibration analysis. Noise propagation analysis skills are adding advantage.
  • Knowledge of advance analysis techniques like failure analysis and Design of Experiments (DOE) using commercial software’s like ANSYS, Hyper-Study, Mode-Frontier and I-sight.
  • Understand and execute Topology and Topography simulation for product optimization.
  • Can understand stain gauge test data and interpolate the results. Accordingly create and develop the methods in FEA.
  • Understand the concepts of joints, fastening (Bolt/Studs) and Welding. Able to demonstrate the weld design and weld fatigue analysis for given physics.
  • Experience on Elastic and Hyper elastic material-based analysis and material modeling for analysis will be an advantage.
  • Developing macros for repetitive types of tasks, APDL Snippets for ANSYS-WORKBENCH
  • Automation of analysis workflows using Python, J-Script, or xml.
  • Should have knowledge of web application development, Desktop applications and Excel based tools (VBA). Skills in Power-BI is an added advantage.
  • Should have skills for Data Analytics, responsible for collecting, managing, and converting raw data into information that can be interpreted and visualize on respective tools.


Candidate Profile: 

  • Masters or bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Automotive or Aerospace Engineering.
  • 10 – 15 Years of relevant functional work experience. Demonstrable experience in virtual validation and advanced product development.

About SKF

SKF has been around for more than a century and today we are one of the world’s largest global suppliers of bearings and supporting solutions for rotating equipment. With more than 40,000 employees in around 130 countries, we are truly global. Our products are found everywhere in society. In fact, wherever there is movement, SKF’s solutions might be at work. This means that we are an important part of the everyday lives of people and companies around the world. See more, at

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