FEA Engineer | Finite Element Analysis | Mechanical Engineering Recruiter

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. One of our clients in the heavy equipment industry seeks a degreed mechanical engineer with strong finite element analysis (FEA) skills.


  • The incumbent will perform finite element modeling using Hyper mesh (Hex mesh)
  • Perform finite element analysis (structural simulation , vibration simulation) of heavy equipment.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to the design teams to identify and resolve structural issues arise by using CAE Tools.
  • Use CAE tools to simulate the physics of the problem by building FEA model to produce efficient and accurate results. Preferred FE tool is Abaqus, LS-Dyna.
  • Identify high stress/strain areas and conduct the necessary additional calculations (e.g fatigue, thermal, vibration etc)
  • Interpret the results utilizing experience.
  • Provide corrective action to resolve the problem.
  • Document problem, procedure, analysis and results .


  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Masters preferred
  • Strong understanding of Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude
  • Sound background in mechanics of materials
  • Good background in Structural Design
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with automotive or heavy-duty equipment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills