Measuring Simulation Analysis Specialist

Date: Sep 6, 2023

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37146

Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker and is on the road to number one. Come join our team and you could be part of that ride. For our employees, Volkswagen stands for more than just efficient and sustainable products - it’s an expression of who they are and how they move through life. Become a part of the Volkswagen of America experience and work with people who are passionate, innovative, enthusiastic, and high performing team players. Everyone deserves a better car and everyone deserves a better company - it’s a Volkswagen thing.

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities.


  • Developing and implementing Virtual Aussenmeisterbock (Virtual Exterior Master Jig) or (VMB).
  • Working with Measuring Analysis Specialists, in correlation of the VMB and the physical AMB.
  • Performing detailed analysis from calculations derived thru Finite Element Simulations thru meshing of cad geometry, morphing of optical scan mesh data. 
  • Present the analysis in a concise and analytical manner to other department specialists and management.
  • Root cause analysis based on simulations of cad and mesh scan data on outer more sheetmetal parts. 
  • Develop business cases (cost vs benefit) for development and/ or implementation of data analysis systems
  • Tracking coordinating Change Management (Aeko’s) (Engineering changes) within the measurement room.


  • Implement Virtual Aussenmeisterbock VMB for new models
  • Perform meshing of cad geometry, morphing of optical scan mesh data, calculation of opposing forces applied to specifc parts and evaluate results. 
  • Maintain and update the VMB system during model change and AEKO implementations
  • Correlate VMB to a physical Aussenmeisterbock. Identify differences and develop acion plans
  • Root cause analysis based on measurement data. Analysis for single parts / assemblies and interactions. 
  • Drive process improvements and escalate issues which are not resolved in a timely manner;
  • Develop business cases (cost vs benefit) for development and/ or implementation analysis systems, new hardware systems and or softwares;
  • Develop and implement innovative systemic tools to support daily activities and processes as well data reporting.
  • Review, track upcoming product changes AEKO’s. Notify the responsible person of upcoming changes
  • Obtain initial qoutes from vednors for Engineering Changes related to measurement room (fxitures, equipment etc.)
  • Respond to AEKO (Engineering Changes) with preliminary business case with respect to the measurement center. 
  • Systematicaly evaluate Body-Shop’s inline devices with Measurement Center measurement results;
  • Organize meetings and escalate topics  open issues/ topics.
  • Use existing available hardware in innovative ways to solve problems 



  • 3+ years' experience with Data Analysis Tools & Programming.
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and simulation experience
  • Engineering degree in science, or mathematics, or physics and/or data analysis Automotive/Manufacturing background
  • CAD advance knowledge (Catia V5)
  • Experience coding in C/C++, Python, Java, 
  • Experience in CMM programing 
  • Problem solving and implementation of corrective actions correlating data with problem solving methodology 
  • Experience with evaluating and improving products, systems and/ or processes
  • Good understanding of product tolerances and Statistical Process Control tools 
  • Experience with optical and tactile measurement systems.  
  • Capacity to juggle multiple high priority tasks



  • Master’s degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • German Language skills
  • Spanish Language skills
  • Experience with Zeiss / GOM / Faro hardware and software systems

Scope and Magnitude

This role description is a guideline and does not create contractual rights between the Company and any of its employees.  The Company does not enter into any type of employment contract, implied or written, with its employees regarding job security.

This Organization Participates in E-Verify. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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