Finite element analysis (FEM) developer Formula 1

Work environment

Do you want to experience high performance and help design the future of motorsports? Then Audi is the right place for you. Sportiness is one of the core features of the Audi trademark – it’s in our genes, which have evolved over more than 25 years of successful participation in motorsports. It is the goal of Audi Formula Racing GmbH to engage in sustainable racing at the highest level worldwide and to give customers and fans a spectacular impression of the brand’s performance. Grab this chance and make your mark on our future sporting successes.

With the aim of making the new commitment to motorsports and to participating in an international race series, Audi Formula Racing GmbH is setting up a team to develop a high-performance drive system. As part of the internal combustion engine development division, you will apply your key skills working in an international team in Neuburg a. d. Donau with framework conditions that enable you to actively shape your day-to-day work.

In return, we offer you an attractive package of benefits for maximum flexibility, personal development, attention to your heath, and, above all, pleasure in what you do.


In the internal combustion engine development division, you will work on the conceptual design, creation and ongoing development of a high-performance powertrain. It will be your task here to assess and approve, independently and on your own initiative, the stability of components and assemblies on the basis of finite element calculations. You will also help design the process here, continue to develop the applied methods and make sure your results are satisfactorily validated. In collaboration with your colleagues from the areas of design, combustion process development, and mechanical testing, you will ensure that the components reach a maturity level that is required for the environment as quickly as possible.


Job purpose/role

  • Perform strength analyses and statistical, dynamic and thermal simulations as well as fatigue analyses Create finite element models and evaluate and validate the results
  • Documentation and presentation of the analysis results
  • Support and coordination of external service providers
  • Performance of methodical basic work for optimizing the simulation processes and their forecasting quality


Key requirements/skills/experience

  • Technical studies in mechanical engineering, automotive engineering or similar
  • Several years’ experience in the field of computational structural analysis with a focus on FEM In-depth knowledge in the area of construction materials, operating stability, and machine elements
  • Skills in handling FE tools such as Abaqus and Femfat as well as Ansa and Meta-Post Excellent teamwork skills, organizational skills, and keen sense of responsibility
  • Flexible, independent, and precise working practices
  • Ability to make decisions and handle conflicts
  • Full professional proficiency in German or English and a willingness to learn a basic level in the corresponding other language are prerequisites


Further information

This position is available now at AUDI AG in Ingolstadt. All positions at Audi are available on a part-time

basis in principle. Only applications submitted in electronic form through our job portal will be considered.

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