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(USA) Senior Manager, Quality Assurance - FEA Engineering



Quality Assurance
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Job Description: We are seeking a skilled Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Engineer to join our team and contribute to the development of cutting-edge products. As an FEA Engineer, you will be responsible for utilizing advanced computational methods to analyze and optimize the structural integrity, performance, and reliability of various components and systems.


1. Conduct finite element analysis simulations to evaluate the structural behavior and performance of mechanical components, assemblies, and systems.

2. Collaborate with design and development teams to define simulation objectives, constraints, and boundary conditions.

3. Develop and implement FEA models using software tools such as ANSYS, Abaqus, or similar platforms.

4. Perform static, dynamic, thermal, and modal analyses to assess mechanical response under different operating conditions.

5. Interpret simulation results and provide actionable insights to guide design modifications and improvements.

6. Validate FEA predictions through correlation with experimental data and real-world testing.

7. Participate in design reviews and contribute to the development of innovative engineering solutions.

8. Stay updated on emerging trends and advancements in FEA methodologies, tools, and techniques.

9. Document analysis methodologies, assumptions, and results in clear and concise technical reports.

10. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the integration of FEA findings into product design and development processes.


1. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.

2. Proven experience in finite element analysis, including proficiency in FEA software tools such as ANSYS, Abaqus, or similar.

3. Strong understanding of structural mechanics, material properties, and numerical methods.

4. Familiarity with CAD software for geometry preparation and mesh generation.

5. Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

6. Effective communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.

7. Detail-oriented with a commitment to producing high-quality work within established deadlines.

8. Experience with multiphysics simulations (e.g., thermal, fluid-structure interaction) is a plus.

9. Prior experience in industries such as automotive, aerospace, or consumer products is desirable.

10. Willingness to adapt to evolving project requirements and learn new technologies as needed.

Join our dynamic team and play a key role in shaping the future of our products through advanced finite element analysis techniques. Apply now to be part of an exciting journey of innovation and engineering excellence.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

The annual salary range for this position is $90,000.00-$180,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

- Stock

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, or related field and 4 years’ experience in training, quality, product development, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in training, quality, product development, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Assessing training programs and customer service levels in a production, sales, or customer service environment., Providing performance feedback or on-the-job training, Supervisory Masters: Business, Masters: Communication, Masters: Computer Engineering, Masters: Education Six Sigma - Certification

Primary Location...

805 Se Moberly Ln, Bentonville, AR 72712, United States of America