Powertrain NVH CAE Engineer

Altran UK



As a global leader in Engineering and R&D services (ER&D), Altran offers its clients a new way to innovate by developing the products and services of tomorrow. Altran works alongside its clients on every link in the value chain of their project, from conception to industrialization. For over thirty years, the Group has provided its expertise to key players in the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Railway, and Telecoms sectors, among others. In 2015, the Altran group generated revenues of €1.945bn. With a headcount of more than 27,000 employees, Altran has a presence in more than 20 countries.

As a Powertrain NVH CAE Engineer with Altran, you will be fundamental to our ability to deliver successful projects to our customers and clients. Our customer expectations are high; as such we are looking for adaptive driven people to deliver on time to required quality.

Due to the nature of the assignments undertaken by Altran you will work in an environment that promotes autonomy and initiative, requiring a flexible “can-do” attitude.  Above all you will have a desire to progress and deliver success for our customers. You will possess creative problem-solving skills in a team environment and comfortable with communicating clearly and efficiently throughout varying levels of both the customer and Altran businesses.


  • Conduct NVH CAE analyses to compute powertrain and engine vibrational and acoustic responses using the finite element and boundary element methods.
  • Work with design & release engineers and suppliers to implement improvements and to confirm that the design meets the NVH targets while satisfying function and cost targets.
  • Lead CAE project reviews and presentations as well as actively participating in engine design reviews.

Skills and qualifications: 

  • Experience in structural dynamics FEA
  • Solid understanding of Structural Dynamics FEA
  • Noise prediction tools such as Virtual Lab
  • Proficient in structural optimization (sizing and topology)
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with proven presentation experience.
  • Nastran
  • Hypermesh
  • Optistruct
  • Amesim 

Salary - £30,000 to £50,000

In addition to the culture and career development opportunities at Altran, we offer a matched pension scheme, healthcare and generous holiday allowance.

Due to the large numbers of applications, it is not possible to respond to every application. If you have not heard from us within 28 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.