CAE Designer I utilizes computer-aided engineering (CAE) software tools to support and optimize the design engineering process for products, components, or structures. Creates prototypes, layouts and models for product components, a system, or a manufacturing process using CAE tools. Being a CAE Designer I performs analysis to find flaws or inefficiencies in designs and to model solutions. Collects and assembles data. Additionally, CAE Designer I employs CAE tools to enable benchmarking, concept design, prototype development, simulation, and testing protocols. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or related discipline. Typically reports to a manager. The CAE Designer I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a CAE Designer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.