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PhD Research Scholar - Thermal Simulation Engineer

Position Description: Thermal Simulation Engineer
Electromobility, GTT Bangalore

About the program:
Objective
: To apply rich knowledge and research mindset and empower them to build rewarding and satisfying careers in the fields of transport and infrastructure.
Structure: Paid program of nine-month duration
Eligibility: PhD Scholars registered with any university in India or abroad in a relevant academic discipline, currently employed or doing projects in specifically identified areas (Currently pursuing Ph.D).

Place of Work: Bangalore

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We are responsible for the development transition from conventional powertrains to electromobility and to secure a stepwise implementation in different segments/regions. We develop and drive the electromobility product portfolio for Trucks & Buses as well as creating opportunities for all business areas within Volvo Group. The importance of electromobility is growing every day and a key component within the electrified powertrain is the Energy Storage System (ESS). At our section, we are accountable for the lifecycle management of the ESS, from advanced engineering, throughout product development into the maintenance phase.

You will be part of an agile and approachable organization with skilled product teams consisting of passionate people, in an optimistic atmosphere, where joy, knowledge sharing and openness are key characteristics. With us, you will have a diverse, friendly and open-minded team on your side, always providing you the help needed to manage tasks you cannot imagine today.

What will you do?
  • Device a thermal runaway detection strategy for early warning
  • A comparative study (qualitative & quantitative evaluation) on different thermal runaway detection mechanism (voltage, current, temperature, pressure, gas, swelling, derivatives, combination etc.)
  • Data driven


Key Responsibilities are:
  • Perform calculation and simulation on Energy Storage System Battery Pack
  • To be able to build CFD Models with required quality.
  • Virtually verify components / systems
  • Support design teams with technical know-how.
  • To be proactive in the global network between CAE groups within Vehicle Engineering and Electromobility to share knowledge and method development needs / process.
  • To write technical report and provide results of CFD & Thermal Analysis for input in Technical requirement, knowledge management systems, methods guideline and for technical solutions.
  • To understand and apply new methods regarding calculation models, algorithms, simulation, and calculation software on projects
  • Contribute in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) as a theoretical expert
  • Participate in FMEA activity
  • Establish correlation activities to verify the CFD models

Required skills and experience:
  • Master’s in Mechanical Engineering /Automobile Engineering / Production / Industrial Engineering
  • Strong understanding of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals
  • Basic understanding of various manufacturing processes, especially regarding plastics, composites, sheet metal, and porous materials
  • Understanding of Material behaviour and mechanics is a must
  • Knowledge of testing and validation of components and systems is a plus
  • Past experience in automotive component development (either in industry or as part of academic thesis) is a plus
  • Numerical simulations 1D/3D knowledge
  • Experience in tools like GT-Suite, Star CCM will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of working with MATLAB, Python scripting (Good to have) & Machine Learning (Good to have)

Personal characteristics:
  • Ownership/Accountability
  • Assertive communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Structured and analytical
  • Solution oriented
  • Problem-Solving/Decision-Making
  • Flexibility
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Leadership mindset
  • Clear & crisp in communication
  • Demonstrates collaboration

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

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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