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CFD Engineer - HVAC in Novi, MI at Hanon Systems USA, LLC

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

This candidate is responsible for using mathematical modeling and computer aided engineering (CAE) software to analyze the airflow, pressure drop and temperature performance of automotive Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) modules.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Through the use of CFD tools and methods, provide design guidance to product development engineering to help optimize HVAC component performance to achieve customer targets.
  • Support Hanon’s efforts in obtaining new business through accurate and detailed CFD simulations, customer presentations and technology reviews while protecting Hanon’s competitive edge.
  • Work closely with HVAC product development engineering to offer timely solutions that positively impact project costs, timing, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate CFD activities with Hanon’s global CAD and CAE teams.
  • Work with technical experts to develop, deploy and document new CFD processes and analytical techniques for HVAC components.
  • Look for opportunities for CFD process improvements as new hardware and software tools become available.
  • Cascade process improvements and coordinate some training of new methods to the Hanon CFD community and product development engineering.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a cross-functional team member.

Job Requirements

Years of Experience

A minimum of 1 experience is required.


Degree Preferred

Candidate is required to have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or equivalent.  A Master of Science degree in engineering or equivalent is preferred.


Desired Competencies, Experience, & Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the operation and function of typical automotive HVAC modules.
  • Possesses aspects of a future technical leader and mentor in the field of HVAC CFD methodology.
  • Experience and technical knowledge in the utilization of a general CFD solver such as ANSYS Fluent, Altair Acusolve and/or CCM+ is required.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn and employ new tools is required.
  • Experience with the Catia V5, Creo and/or UGNX CAD tools and programming languages (i.e. C or FORTRAN).
  • Experience in utilizing high performance computing systems and the UNIX/Linux operating system for high level CAE simulations is preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.



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