Principal and Lead Simulation Analysis Engineer

Position Description
Would you like to work with future breakthrough technologies within Engine Combustion development?
Powertrain Engineering PSD Combustion is looking for a simulation engineer.
This is us, your new colleagues
At Powertrain Strategic Development (PSD), we perform the early development of Powertrain System concepts. We also explore new technologies and build strategic knowledge in the Powertrain domain as well as maintaining, developing and leveraging on the different university research networks.
The Combustion group provides expertise in the area of combustion system development, engine system solutions and testing methodologies. The in-cylinder processes are at the heart of the engine and enable the energy conversion from chemical energy into mechanical energy. High efficiency is realized by optimizing the thermodynamic cycle and minimizing the losses. At the same time emissions and total fuel consumption must cope with stringent legislation limits, final customer and society expectations.
The combustion development tools include CFD calculations, single/multi cylinder testing and gas exchange simulations.
Principal simulation engineer​:
  • Perform advanced complex simulations and analysis
  • Create simulations instructions and develop successors
  • Act as technical expert locally and globally
  • Lead activities within the technical expertise inside and outside the group
  • Maximize collaboration with research centers and universities
  • Master knowledge management
  • Develop and mentor less experienced engineers
  • Communicate conclusions and recommendations through meetings and engineering reports for complex projects
  • Develop advanced methods and tools for continuous improvements
  • Establish close collaboration with experts from different disciplines within and outside Combustion area
  • Guide and provide inputs to test rig campaigns
  • Manage network across the organization
Lead simulation engineer:
  • Perform intermediate level simulations and analysis
  • Contribute to simulations instructions
  • Communicate conclusions and recommendations through meetings and engineering reports
  • Contribute on methods and tools developments
  • Establish close collaboration with experts from different disciplines within and outside Combustion area
  • Manage network across the organization
Required qualifications:
  • Master of Science, PhD in Engineering
  • 5-10 years of related experience, preferably in automotive industry (Lead)
  • 10-15 years of related experience, preferably in automotive industry (Principal)
  • Solid experience in CFD and/or gas exchange systems simulations
  • Deep knowledge in Diesel engines and engine thermodynamics
  • Programming skills is an advantage
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • Personal competences: teamwork, communication, customer focus, proactive, analytical skills, ownership, accountability
For further information, please contact:
Flavio Saito, Director Combustion, +46 31 3228434
Maja Vikman, HR representative, +46 31 3235178

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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