CFD Engineer Job Description

CFD Engineer Job Description

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CFD engineer provides guidance and technical direction to a team of CFD Analysts and developers with strong CFD expertise and assist the government in generating and leading the development plan to address requirements for M&S and CFD capabilities at AEDC.

CFD Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Development of CFD tools for process compression to enable CFD to be used in the design stages by non-CFD experts
Generation of computational meshes and performing CFD analyses using standard commercial and/or governmental mesh generators and CFD codes
Support automotive air induction system design and release activity with computation fluid dynamics (CFD)
Work with flow test lab to ensure correlation of CFD results to physical testing
Provide support to global Exhaust System development to comply with emission regulations, achieve fail proof/cost-effective design solutions and reduce product development time through Thermal/Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations
Build 3D CFD/Thermal Analysis CAE models from CAD designs
Evaluate 3D CFD analysis results and provide feedback and design direction to vehicle program and design teams
Perform Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to analyze air handling and cooling system components
Use steady state and transient CFD solvers to simulate heat transfer processes related to incompressible and compressible flow systems in internal combustion engines
Apply statistical tools, using engineering analysis software such as Matlab and Minitab to convert CFD and experimental data into a presentable form for customers

CFD Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for CFD Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the CFD engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Education, Graduate, Sciences, Technical, Chemical Engineering

Skills for CFD Engineer

Desired skills for CFD engineer include:

Autodesk Mechanical Desktop
CAD package for solid modeling
CFD post-processing software
Industrial products across SPXFLOW product portfolio
Testing CFD software
Various rheology parameters – Newtonian
Yield Stress fluids

Desired experience for CFD engineer includes:

Perform analysis on both low and high-pressure side air induction system ducting and provide key metrics related to restriction, air filter utilization, MAFS function, and turbocharger entry flow conditions
Collaborate with D&R engineers to provide design direction and confirmation to achieve targets for function and cost
Four or more years of experience creating models for air induction system using Beta Systems ANSA
Four or more years designing internal guide vanes in order to improve turbo compressor inlet flow conditions
Four or more years of experience collaborating with component and design and release engineers to achieve targets for function and cost
MS or equivalent with 3-5 years of experience in Chemical, Mechanical, Aerospace, or Materials Engineering

CFD Engineer Examples


CFD Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of CFD engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for CFD engineer
  • Use CFD tools to simulate airflow and thermal simulations to evaluate heat flow, temperature, condensation and humidity
  • Develop & deliver state-of-the-art NPI design solutions to improve the combustor aero performance and durability using CFD
  • Perform Exhaust Thermal Management/Optimization using Star CCM, ANSA
  • Perform analytical calculations on reduced or simplified math models to make designing and testing more efficient
  • Correlate physical tests results (Dynamometer lab / Engine Lab) with CAE prediction
  • Support Exhaust Systems GPDS process and carry out CAE DV plan for engine programs
  • Participate in developing new CAE methodologies tackling current and future design problems
  • Provide senior level expertise in java programming language
  • Provide expertise in SQL
  • Produce changes to IT systems based on requirements specified by the business or business analysts
Qualifications for CFD engineer
  • Knowledge of advanced topics such 6DOF, Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH), or Polymer Constitutive Relations would be valuable
  • Some basic programming experience, Java or C++
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment and work within a diverse team
  • Master’s or foreign equivalent degree in mechanical engineering or a related field
  • 4 years of experience in the job offered or 4 years of experience creating models for air induction systems using Beta Systems ANSA
  • 4 years of experience designing internal guide vanes to improve turbo compressor inlet flow conditions

CFD Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of CFD engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for CFD engineer
  • Is the CFD referent of the AeroX Domain for the expertise network
  • Adhear to SDLC and communication processes as defined by their delivery manager
  • Provide regular and accurate feedback on progress of tasks
  • Provide support to application operations for resolution of production issues as required
  • Provide support to application operations special activities,such as DR testing, as requried
  • Provide feedback on improvements that can be made to the working or technology environment
  • Performing numerical optimization and design trade-offs for new product development projects
  • Developing and solving, analytically if possible, numerically if necessary, simplified flow models and general partial differential equations
  • Generating 3D solid models from scratch and defeaturing CAD models supplied by external design groups and producing quality computational meshes
  • Writing technical reports that can be understood by non-experts for use in disseminating analysis results throughout the company
Qualifications for CFD engineer
  • 1D Thermal analysis expertise using Dymola, AMESim, FlowMaster or similar tools is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or related engineering field
  • Knowledge of thermodynamics, fluid flow theory, heat transfer and related analyses methods
  • MSME or equivalent
  • Requires a bachelors or masters degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and two or more years of engineering experience with a bachelors degree
  • Master’s degree in in Aeronautical, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering with a focus on fluid dynamics

CFD Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of CFD engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for CFD engineer
  • Perform the analysis by setting up the case in CFD or Fluent and solving
  • Apply technical expertise in order to apply and/or develop advanced analytical capabilities for the evaluation of air handling components and systems, and cooling system components of an internal combustion engine
  • Participate in a variety of engine related projects and programs and generate technical data and physical insights that will guide development efforts for components and systems
  • Communicate advanced engineering concepts to a less specialized audience, thereby affecting the technical direction taken by project or program teams
  • Use experience accumulated from previous work to provide guidance for new projects
  • Apply advanced analytical techniques to help troubleshoot problems associated with air handling and cooling systems, and provide insights for mitigation of those problems
  • Assist with transfer of knowledge by writing and maintaining functional excellence practices
  • Apply knowledge of Fluid dynamics and thermodynamics in order to be part of a functional team and advise other teams on matters related to fluid flow, help solve complex problems and/or develop advanced methodologies
  • Run complex simulations to provide information and insights that cannot be obtained experimentally
  • Build representative 3D models, evaluate designs, validate with physical testing and perform iterations to drive efficient designs for optimal product performance
Qualifications for CFD engineer
  • 7+ years of engineering experience with a focus on fluid dynamics
  • 5+ years of experience with numerical optimization methods and techniques
  • 5+ years of presentation skills
  • Knowledge of parallel processing and the LINUX operating system
  • Knowledge of standard programming languages
  • Write simulation reports, knowledge documents, and A3s to capture knowledge and promote future reuse

CFD Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a CFD engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for CFD engineer
  • Continuously improve tools for combustion aero and heat transfer calculations
  • Run sub - scale and large scale combustion testing to validate models
  • The selected candidate will work closely with other team members within the Design/Calculation group, and our Development engineers to ensure the relevance of the calculations, good correlation with experimental data, and to provide results within demanding time schedules
  • The successful applicant will also be responsible for developing advanced calculation methodologies to enable quicker turnaround times from initial concept/idea through to having final results/reports available for review
  • Is accountable for AeroX performances and activities
  • Develops new transverse numerical methodologies through the expertise domains and metiers
  • Develops numerical process to have reliable results and reach Robust and Just enough design
  • Promotes Virtual Homologation
  • Proposes new project expertise processes
  • Leads R&D projects and work packages
Qualifications for CFD engineer
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or Science with specialization in combustion dynamics
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in industrial applications of gas turbine or IC engine engineering
  • Demonstratable competency in mechanical engineering and excellent communication skills
  • Highly motivated, with a strong interest in engines or motorsports
  • Prior experience with In-cylinder flow / combustion modeling or courses taken at University, or otherwise, in this area
  • Intake and/or Exhaust system design experience for racing engines

CFD Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a CFD engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for CFD engineer
  • Perform the checks appropriately
  • Post process the results and prepare the analysis finding
  • Air path model development and simulation
  • Intake port/exhaust port optimization
  • Sensor location
  • Catalyst light-off strategies
  • Working with Product Design Engineers to determine component interactions, governing physics, and desired results
  • Geometry preparation from 3D CAD
  • Creating effective mesh definitions balancing solve time and quality
  • Post Processing results into clear and concise formats
Qualifications for CFD engineer
  • One-dimensional gas dynamics modeling experience using one of the leading software packages
  • Recent MSc
  • Good Working Knowledge of a leading 3D CAD package, such as Pro-E (CREO) or CATIA
  • Experience with use of a leading CAE optimization platform, (ISIGHT, MODERFRONITIER, HEEDS)
  • Ability to work in group with people from other culture
  • Participate as a member of the engineering team that designs, develops, prototypes, and tests our Energy Servers

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