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Greater Peoria, IL

FEA Engineer



Other Engineering
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2023

Job Description

ARi, headquartered in East Peoria, IL, USA, is a rapidly expanding global engineering enterprise. The essence of our "i" symbolizes our distinctiveness from competitors – an embodiment of innovation, intelligence, ingenuity, and insight. Boasting a diverse team of over 1,500 engineering experts hailing from various nations and cultures across the globe, we are excellently poised to provide intricate and personalized resolutions to our esteemed clients.

At ARi, our engineers form the foundation of our strategic endeavors aimed at constructing cutting-edge solutions within the industry. Their efforts serve to strengthen both ARi and its worldwide clientele, as they collaborate, integrate, and verify embedded and control software systems. ARi grants entry to state-of-the-art training, tools, and technology, offering an expansive career trajectory as a frontrunner in technology. Join ARi to contribute to a global influence that knows no bounds!

Duties& Responsibilities:

  • Develop strength and durability finite element models for analysis and optimization of vehicle structures
  • Post process analysis results and make design recommendations to multi-disciplinary teams
  • Support component, system, and vehicle testing to correlate CAE models
  • Collaborate with suppliers and test vendors to improve the material database and accuracy of CAE models
  • Work closely with the hardware engineering team to understand requirements
  • Participate in requirement reviews
  • Participate in root cause analysis of test failures
  • Prepare the test requirements to validate the designs
  • Participate in Test and Validation and work closely with the validation technicians to run the tests
  • Analyze data and present testing results to the broader team to inform design changes


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5 years of experience or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3 years of experience.

Required Skills:

  • Hands-on experience in FEA analysis
  • Strong understanding of solid mechanics and materials; material characterization experience is a plus
  • Hands-on CAE model development using HyperMesh/ANSA or similar
  • Experience in Linear/Non-Linear, Dynamic, Thermal Analysis etc.
  • Data Analysis experience with MatLab/nCode Glyphworks or similar

The Benefits of Working at ARi

At ARi, our commitment to our employees goes beyond the workplace, ensuring comprehensive benefits. From day one, full-time employees enjoy group health, dental, and life insurance coverage. Additionally, vision coverage is accessible starting the following month.

Recognizing the significance of rejuvenation, we provide paid time off, sick days, company holidays, and maternity/paternity leave to our full-time staff. In times of loss, we also offer bereavement support. Furthermore, a 401(k) program is maintained for eligible employees.

Embracing diversity as a strength, we welcome individuals from all walks of life, as we believe it fortifies our organization. If you're seeking to join a team that values diversity, upholds employee well-being, and fulfills professional needs, we encourage you to apply today!