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CFD Engineer, Climate Comfort
Are you a great analyst with a passion for cars? Do you like to build and maintain a great network? Join us at our section Contamination and Core CFD!
At Research & Development you will be a key contributor to the next generation outstanding luxury cars from Volvo. Together with other engineers around the world, you and your team will create innovative human-centric car technology that makes life less complicated and more enjoyable for people. Are you interested in design and connected car technology? Do you share our passion for people, the environment and our urge to create a superior driving experience? Research and Development is the place for you to prosper.
The section Contamination and Core CFD is a part of the Environment & Fluid Dynamics department and has a long tradition of using CFD as a tool for engineering and design process. We work within the areas; contamination, climate comfort and aero acoustics and we also support our sister sections thermodynamics and aerodynamics with analysis and method development know-how. The CFD related part of the section is responsible for planning and performing CFD analysis in all phases of vehicle programs, both individually and in teams. We work together with system/attribute leaders, analysis engineers, stylists and designers to develop and verify our systems and components in our future vehicles. An important part of our work is to continuously improve our working processes and methods. Furthermore, close cooperation with universities and participation in global research programs are an essential part of our long term development.
As CFD Engineer, Climate Comfort you will individually and in teams plan and carry out CFD simulations. Based on the results you will five recommendations for improvement on the design to fulfill existing system requirements. Apart from our Vehicle Program you will also support ongoing Method Development and Advanced Engineering tasks. To some extent you will also support other attributes within the department with CFD analysis.
You establish and develop relationships with representatives from many areas of the vehicle meaning you will therefore build and maintain a wide personal network within Volvo Cars. As part of our team, you get access to long term development opportunities in a continuously growing field!
* Plan and carry out CFD simulations within the area Climate Comfort
Propose improvements to reach system requirement through CFD
* Strengthen the product impact by means of CFD
* Support other areas within the department
* Develop working processes, methods and tools within the working area
* Develop synergies within and outside the department
* MSc or PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Physics
* At least 2 years of industrial and/or academic experience in CFD
* Experience from automotive CFD including at least one of the following attributes; aerodynamics, thermodynamics, contamination, climate comfort or aero acoustics
* Experience of CFD impact on product development
* Fluent in speaking and writing Swedish and English
* Skills in several of our main tools; ANSA, Ansys/Fluent, openFoam, CCM+, Harpoon and EnSight
* Strong interest in affecting the product using CFD
* Good analytical skills
* Driven and Self-motivated
* Interested in developing methods and processes
* Positive mindset
* Team player
* Strong communication skills
About Volvo Car Group
Everything we do at Volvo Car Group starts with people. We design, engineer and build Scandinavian luxury cars that understand people - cars with an exceptional personality in both design and engineering. The challenges ahead are huge. In strong competition, our vision is to be the world's most progressive and desired luxury car brand. We shall double our sales. And we aim to be a leader in developing innovative human-centric technology. To make this happen, we need more talented people on-board. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to work across the borders in a global organisation that values individual differences and gives you unique career opportunities. We believe in the power of people and will support you to reach your full potential. Sound like you? Join us in creating the next generation smart and sustainable luxury cars.
In this recruitment process we are collaborating with Randstad Professionals. If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact the responsible recruitment consultant Caroline Hallgren at +46 (0)729-889406 or by e-mail: [email protected]
Interviews will be held continuously. To apply, please register your profile and attach your application documents via the link below as soon as possible but no later than November 18, 2013.