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Applications Formability Engineer

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Job ID: R01152
Job Title: Applications Formability Engineer
Location: Dearborn, MI US
Posted On: 4/3/2018 9:00:07 PM
Job Type: Full time
Job Description:

Applications Formability Engineer

AK Steel has an immediate opportunity for an Applications Formability Engineer in our Research & Innovation Department located in Dearborn, Michigan. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interact with automotive customers and perform detailed CAE/FEA analysis.  Compose FEA report and present results.
  • Conduct multiple analyses using various CAE/FEA software, interpret results, identify issues and recommend changes for issue-resolution.
  • Work with team members to tackle challenges in production using Robustness analysis related to stamping and material engineering.
  • Investigate other challenging manufacturing processes, such as hot-stamping, hydro-forming, and tube-making processes.
  • Perform construction of material model based on testing results, and perform investigation of new model to improve simulation accuracy.
  • Other duties as assigned.  


  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.  PhD in Mechanical Engineering is preferred.
  •  3 to 5 years experience
  • Hands-on troubleshooting experience in stamping plant
  • Hands-on experience in metal forming FEA simulation
  • Fluent in LS-DYNA, DynaForm, AutoForm, HyperMesh, Catia
  • Familiar with Optimization (Optistruct or Genesis)
  • Good communication skills
  • Familiar with stamping process and draw die development

Why Apply?

  • Excellent compensation and benefits.
  • Challenging work.
  • Advancement opportunities.

AK Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military or protected veteran status.
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