Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Applications Engineer - Advanced

Job Description

Organization: Digital Industries
Business Unit: Software
Requisition Number: 233442
Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Northville
Other Locations: United States--
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description:

Job Description:


We are looking for an Application Specialist in the field of Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) CFD simulations. You will be part of a team of technical experts within the CCM Product Management organization, which works closely with Product Development, Sales, Customer Support, and Marketing to make Simcenter STAR-CCM+ the leading CFD-focused multiphysics solution for Internal Combustion Engines. In this role, you will be a technical resource and leader for the global Siemens PLM Software company, with responsibilities related to material generation for expediting the sales and support functions, technical guidance for customers, managing internal and external technical relationships, and providing technical input to the development process.


Prerequisite and Essential Functions:


• Primary Accountability

o Establish authority as a global technical leader in in-cylinder CFD applications

o Growth in usage of Simcenter STAR-CCM+ for in-cylinder applications

o Effective and regular technical material generation 

o Build, maintain, and manage technical engagements and collaborations


• Overall responsibility

o As a global technical leader, you are responsible to grow in-cylinder applications usage, primarily in the automotive industry, by successfully driving technically complex, challenging and strategic engagements

o As a technical expert, you are responsible to create, maintain and distribute technical material, including but not limited to, benchmarks, journal/conference papers, best practice guides, technical/sales presentations, webinars, internal trainings, demonstration cases.

o As a global technical leader, you will collaborate with Industry Managers as they run marketing campaigns, Sales and Support leaders to expedite technical sales, Product Management and Development to enhance software performance and quality

o You will provide advanced technical support to the global sales and support organizations, and build the expertise of engineers within these organizations, enabling them to support common automotive applications

o As a subject matter expert, you are expected to know and communicate the market trends and competition to guide both product development and sales. 


• Required education and focus

o Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering (or related) with a focus on in-cylinder CFD simulations


• Required technical experience (including number of years)

o At least 3 years’ experience with in-cylinder CFD simulations in the Automotive industry


• Required work experience (including number of years)

o Bachelors – 7 yrs, Masters – 5 yrs, Ph.D. – 3 yrs


• Required knowledge, skills, or expertise

o In-depth knowledge of in-cylinder CFD applications

o A strong background in, but not limited to, in-cylinder cold and hot flows, port flows, cycle averaging, combustion, detailed chemistry, incompressible/compressible flows, turbulence modeling, multiphase/multi-physics flows, conjugate heat transfer, complex geometries and meshing, experience with multiphase/multi-physics flows and conjugate heat transfer

o Hands-on experience with commercial CFD software/s (STAR-CD/es-ice, Converge, AVL Fire, Ricardo VECTIS, etc.) 

o Basic Programming and Shell Scripting Skills

o Basic understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems

o Basic business acumen to perform market analyses

o Self-motivating, ability to work independently as well as in a team

o Ability to multitask and prioritize work effectively

o Good coordination and communications skills


• Preferred education and focus (if applicable)

o Preferred Masters or Ph.D. with experience in in-cylinder CFD simulations


• Preferred past experience (including number of years)

o Preferred at least 5 years of experience in automotive CFD 


• Preferred knowledge, skills, or expertise

o Expert knowledge of Simcenter STAR-CCM+

o Expert knowledge of JAVA, Python and C++

o Experience with cluster management

o Working business knowledge of CAE simulation industry




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